Events

E.g., 2014-10-31
E.g., 2014-10-31

Composers and Friends

Monday / February 23, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
This third annual concert will feature new works for chamber groups by composer and bassist Jerry Gates and select faculty composers and performers.
Admission: Free

Simone Pilon: Africana Studies Lecture

Wednesday / February 25, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Simone Pilon, chair of the Liberal Arts Department, will lecture on a topic relating to music and society.
Admission: Free

Songwriting Faculty Concert

Thursday / February 26, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Members of the Songwriting faculty will play their songs in this one-hour concert.
Admission: Free

Brass Master Class with Marshall Gilkes

Tuesday / March 3, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Trombonist and composer Marshall Gilkes will conduct a brass master class and critique various student groups on their original compositions. Sean Jones, chair of the Brass Department, will host a brief Q&A during the class. 
Admission: Free

A Tribute to Ed Bedner

Tuesday / March 3, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Piano Department faculty will perform acoustic solo piano pieces in a variety of styles in tribute to late piano professor Ed Bedner. 
Admission: Free

Piano Reimagined with Barbara Lieurance

Wednesday / March 4, 2015 / 6:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Pianist Barbara Lieurance produces sounds from the piano unlike any other artist. In this concert she will play works by Berklee faculty and students.
Admission: Free

Piano Department Student Concert

Wednesday / March 4, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Selected piano students will perform acoustic solo piano pieces in a variety of styles.
Admission: Free

Graduation Brass Processional Concert

Thursday / March 5, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
This public reading session will feature works by student composers competing to have their piece performed by the Berklee Faculty Brass Ensemble at the Berklee commencement ceremony in May.
Admission: Free

Music Therapalooza

Thursday / March 5, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A Music Therapy event.
Admission: Free

Best Inventions Plus

Monday / March 9, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Best Inventions Plus is a recital of the best student compositions from Berklee's counterpoint courses.
Admission: Free

Roots Roadshow

Monday / March 9, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Students in the newly created American Roots Music Program offer a smorgasbord of fantastic performances in blues, gospel, folk, country, bluegrass, Western swing, polka, and more. The artistic director for the American Roots Music Program is Matt Glaser, chair of Berklee's String Department for 28 years.
Admission: Free

Maggie Scott: Jazz Vocal Series

Tuesday / March 10, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Jazz vocalists perform songs from the American Songbook accompanied by a faculty rhythm section.
Admission: Free

John Knowles Fingerstyle Guitar Clinic

Wednesday / March 11, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
John Knowles leads Berklee faculty and students in a performance, master class, and discussion of the meeting places within classical and traditional approaches to fingerstyle guitar, and his process of finding a persoanl voice on the instrument.  
Admission: Free

Winds, Strings, and Mallets

Wednesday / March 11, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
This show will feature new compositions and improvisations for saxophone quartet, voice, violin, and marimba, by jazz composer and faculty member Darrell Katz. Faculty member Helen Sherrah-Davies will also perform. 
Admission: Free

Open Forum with Ambrose Akinmusire

Thursday / March 12, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Trumpeter and composer Ambrose Akinmusire will hold an open forum, discussing topics ranging from brass tips to making it on the jazz scene today. There will be a Q&A during the forum.
Admission: Free

The City of Tomorrow: Woodwind Quintet in Concert

Thursday / March 12, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The acclaimed ensemble the City of Tomorrow will present a concert of 20th and 21st century music for woodwind quintet. Included on the program will be "Island Universe," written by Berklee professor Andrew List.
Admission: Free

Reeds Showcase

Monday / March 23, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Berklee's double reeds are showcased in this concert under the direction of oboe professor Barbara LaFitte.
Admission: Free

Those Who Can Teach, Perform!

Tuesday / March 24, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Each semester, the students and faculty of the MUED department present an eclectic program of music. Ensembles include the MUED Concert Choir, Big Band, Orff ensemble, and lots of surprises.
Admission: Free

Esteban Obando's Senior Recital

Wednesday / March 25, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
In his final recital at Berklee, pianist Esteban Obando presents a fusion of classical, latin, and jazz repertoires centered around the piano.
Admission: Free

Edoardo Castellano's Senior Recital

Friday / March 27, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Guitarist Edoardo Castellano and his trio perform a set of his favorite songs from the rock and fusion repertoire.
Admission: Free

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