Events

E.g., 2014-04-25
E.g., 2014-04-25

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Thursday / April 24, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Based on the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, this high-energy musical will be presented by Berklee’s Musical Theater Ensemble, directed by Rene Pfister, and the Musical Theater Orchestra, directed by Peter Cokkinias.
Admission: $8, $14 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12, $18 day of show, reserved seating
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The Future of Large Ensembles, with Terence Blanchard, Billy Childs, Patrice Rushen, and Maria Schneider

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
This panel will discuss the current realities and future of jazz composition for large ensembles.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: The Music of Art Blakey, Salsa Ensemble, State of Jazz Comp. Symposium

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present the music of Art Blakey, salsa music, and original jazz compositions.
Admission: Free

Ensembles: Original Fusion, Reggae Dub, The Music of Pat Metheny

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present original fusion music, reggae dub music, and the music of Pat Metheny.  
Admission: Free

Ensembles: ECM/Free Jazz, the Music of Cedar Walton, Miles Davis Acoustic

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present free jazz, the music of Cedar Walton, and the music of Miles Davis.  
Admission: Free

How Composers Get Paid (or Don't): The Broad Issues of Compensation in the New Music Business, with Maria Schneider, Bonnie Hayes, Patrice Rushen, and Don Gorder

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Composer Maria Schneider's recent testimony before Congress is part of a much larger discussion about issues of compensation and protection of intellectual property for composers and songwriters. We will examine some of these issues in this forum, which is held in conjunction with our Music Business and Songwriting departments.
Admission: Free

Jazz Composition with Maria Schneider and Geri Allen

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 3:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Grammy-winning composers Maria Schneider and Geri Allen will critique the works of some of Berklee's finest jazz composers
Admission: Free

Miku Okano's Senior Recital

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
In her final recital at Berklee, drumset principle Miku Okano will perform jazz tunes with her quintet.
Admission: Free

Stevie Marie Duffek: You Call Me a B*tch

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Vocalist Stevie Marie Duffek performs a set of rock music by artists including Bon Jovi, Halestorm, Black Veil Brides, and others.
Admission: Free

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Based on the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, this high-energy musical will be presented by Berklee’s Musical Theater Ensemble, directed by Rene Pfister, and the Musical Theater Orchestra, directed by Peter Cokkinias.  
Admission: $8, $14 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12, $18 day of show, reserved seating
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Women in Jazz: Geri Allen meets Shamie Royston

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Grammy-winning composer and pianist Geri Allen will present a concert led by Berklee faculty member Tia Fuller and the Rainbow Ensembles featuring arrangements by up-and-coming pianist, composer, and arranger Shamie Royston.
Admission: Free

Wake Owl / Lyla Foy / DJ Carbo

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Wake Owl showcases the music of singer-songwriter Colyn Cameron, whose words and melodies are rich with raw, honest emotion. London-based singer-songwriter Lyla Foy, who is releasing her debut album on Sub Pop, opens the show.
Admission: $10 in advance, $12 day of show, general admission
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Rainbow Big Band: Music of Shamie Royston

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Led by Berklee faculty member Tia Fuller, the exciting and versatile Rainbow Big Band will perform music of pianist, composer, and arranger Shamie Royston for a Friday night big band hang. Free and open to the public.
Admission: Free

Mad Satta at BAMcafé Live

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
Mad Satta is at the forefront of a new movement in music. This exciting and sophisticated eight-piece band merges elements of old-school soul with hip-hop, rock, and jazz to create an intriguing sound that spans generations. Catch them at BAMcafé Live on April 25.
Admission: Free

Blurred Lines in Composition, with Maria Schneider, Tania León, Patrice Rushen, and Terence Blanchard

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 11:00 a.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Hosted by Professor of Africana Studies Bill Banfield, this panel will explore the growing trend toward the breaking down what have previously been boundaries in composition.
Admission: Free

Berklee Urban Service Awards

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Berklee Urban Service Awards celebrate those who perform public service through music. These awards were created to inspire people in the Berklee community and members of our partner organizations to get engaged with the community through service programming.
Admission: Free

State of Jazz Keynote Address: Tania Leon

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Cuban-born Tania León, a vital personality on today's music scene, is highly regarded as a composer and conductor recognized for her accomplishments as an educator and advisor to arts organizations.
Admission: Free

Composers of Color

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 2:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Composers of Color is a collective group of composers brought together to discuss and explore the creative conditions of the music of composers of color in the marketplace, academy, and concert world. The concert will be made up of works by 21st-century composers of color. Concert works ranging from art songs, solo instrumental, and chamber pieces representing a broad range of cultural expressions, styles, and contemporary compositional approaches will be performed.
Admission: Free

talYtali at the Kennedy Center

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
talYtali are Tal Even-Tzur and Tali Rubinstein, two unconventional Israeli musicians. Their original instrumentation and musical aesthetics stand out in the global jazz scene.
Admission: Free

Maria Schneider Orchestra

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Maria Schneider and her orchestra have enjoyed a distinguished recording career, including earning nine Grammy nominations and two Grammy awards.
Admission: $60, $52, $44, reserved seating
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