Concerts

Each year, Berklee presents more than 1,500 concerts and events at venues on campus and in the Boston area, showcasing student, faculty, alumni and outside professional acts. 

 

Berklee Marimba Concert 1

Tuesday / May 6, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Berklee students from Marimba Ensembles 1, 2, and 3, as well as the Marimba in Mixed Chamber Music Ensemble and Marimba Transcriptions and Repertoire Lab, perform a wide variety of repertoire.

Admission: Free

Performance Majors' Recitals: Part 1

Tuesday / May 6, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Second-year performance majors in the Piano Department come together to perform in solo a piece of their choice. This recital is one of three recurring concerts at the end of each semester. Led by piano department professor Laszlo Gardony.

Admission: Free

Berklee in the Round

Tuesday / May 6, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Berklee in the Round Tuesdays are free acoustic performances showcasing Berklee students, faculty, and alumni, plus special guests.

Admission: Free

Guitar Artist Ensemble: Bebop Guitars

Tuesday / May 6, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The Guitar Artist Ensemble: Bebop Guitars is a guitar ensemble featuring some of Berklee's best guitar players. It features five guitars and a rhythm section performing original arrangements of standard and original compositions in the mainstream jazz style.

Admission: Free

Berklee Marimba Concert 2

Tuesday / May 6, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Berklee students from Marimba Ensembles 1, 2, and 3, as well as the Marimba in Mixed Chamber Music Ensemble and Marimba Transcriptions and Repertoire Lab, perform a wide variety of repertoire.

Admission: Free

Natyanjali, Swaranjali: The Language of Indian Music and Dance

Tuesday / May 6, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Through original choreography and compositions, this performance strives to showcase the rich diversity of Indian music and dance.

Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

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Hommage a Kurt

Tuesday / May 6, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

A night playing tribute to the music of jazz guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel.

Admission: Free

Jeremy Johnson's Senior Recital

Wednesday / May 7, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Saxophonist Jeremy Johnson and friends present an afternoon of music by Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove and many others.

Admission: Free

Christine Moad's Senior Recital

Wednesday / May 7, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Bassist Christine Moad presents an evening of Motown, pop, and psychedelic rock.

Admission: Free

21st Century String Band

Wednesday / May 7, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Two sections of the 21st Century String Band ensemble, under the direction of Joe Walsh, will present a concert drawing on a broad array of styles and played on mandolins, banjos, fiddles, guitars, and basses.

Admission: Free

Celebrating Europe Day in Boston

Wednesday / May 7, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Berklee College of Music faculty and students perform a very special repertoire to celebrate Europe Day in Boston. Led by French pianist and composer Alain Mallet, this concert will feature music and arrangements from different parts of the continent that are bound to make us travel through music.

Admission: Free

Break Free: An Evening of Gospel Music

Wednesday / May 7, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This evening of gospel music features the Reverence Gospel Ensemble, Overjoyed, and other Berklee gospel ensembles.
 

Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

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Rehearsal Techniques Ensemble

Thursday / May 8, 2014 / 11:00 a.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Vocal students in the Rehearsal Techniques Ensemble perform varied styles with a killer rhythm section.

Admission: Free

Singer-Songwriter Workshop Recital

Thursday / May 8, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

This event will feature students from three singer-songwriter workshops playing solo or duo, using small amps, piano, and as many as three microphones.
 

Admission: Free

Antoine Fatout's Senior Recital: The Brazilian Dream

Thursday / May 8, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Drummer Antoine Fatout will present a diverse program of Brazilian music.

Admission: Free

Performance Majors' Recitals: Part 3

Thursday / May 8, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Second-year performance majors in the Piano Department come together to perform in solo a piece of their choice. This recital is one of three recurring concerts at the end of each semester. Led by piano department professor Laszlo Gardony.

Admission: Free

The Eclectic Electrics

Thursday / May 8, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Contemporary jazz for five guitars and a rhythm section.

Admission: Free

Josh Shpak Band + Strings

Thursday / May 8, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

In his second recital at Berklee, trumpeter and composer Josh Shpak will showcase original music that brings together a variety of influences, ranging from jazz, rock, and soul to film music and more. His sextet will be accompanied by a string quartet and an exciting special guest.

In his second recital at Berklee, trumpeter and composer Josh Shpak will showcase original music that brings together a variety of influences, ranging from jazz, rock, and soul to film music and more. His sextet will be accompanied by a string quartet and an exciting special guest.

Admission: Free

High Voltage: Electronic Production and Design Senior Showcase

Thursday / May 8, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

This event will showcase some of the best work done by graduating seniors in the Electronic Production and Design (EPD) Department.

Admission: Free

High Voltage Wire

Thursday / May 8, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Electronic Production and Design Department showcase.

Admission: Free

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