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Songwriting Department Battle of the Bands; photo by Kelly Davidson

Songwriting Department Battle of the Bands Contest

Tuesday / January 27, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
This battle of the bands contest will feature the best bands playing original music in the Berklee community. A panel of music industry professionals will judge the competition, along with faculty from the Songwriting Department and other faculty.
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Juan José Flores Loaiza: Proyecto Alebrije

Tuesday / January 27, 2015 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
Proyecto Alebrije brings together bolero, son Jarocho, canto cardenche, huapango, and many other musical styles. This project blends folkloric Mexican items with blues, rock, jazz, and a capella arrangements to spread Mexican heritage and culture at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Unibird

Wednesday / January 28, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Vocalist Vasilisa Moroz presents Unibird, a solo project combining dream pop and indietronica with a jazz flavor. This recital will feature original compositions and arrangements of covers.
Admission: Free

Angie and Friends: The Journey

Wednesday / January 28, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Vietnamese vocalist Thu "Angie" Nguyen performs her first Berklee recital with a program of neo-soul, funk, and blues rock, all with Eastern influences.
Admission: Free

Strings Theory

Wednesday / January 28, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Combining idiomatic flexibility, a wellspring of creativity, and world-class virtuosity, Mimi Rabson brings together some of her most important influences and inspirations. With Junko Fujiwara on cello and faculty member Helen Sherrah-Davies on violin, the Strings Theory Trio supercharges the intimate atmosphere of chamber music with a triple dose of edgy, daring improvisation. 
Admission: Free

Gaia Wilmer Octet

Thursday / January 29, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Brazilian composer and saxophonist Gaia Petrelli Wilmer combines her influences from Brazilian harmony, rhythm, and melodies with modern jazz. In this concert, she will present some of her original compositions.
Admission: Free

Making It Weird with Lindsey Rhodes and Friends

Thursday / January 29, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Singer-songwriter Lindsey Rhodes and a band of her friends perform original songs with an electro twist.
Admission: Free

Elvin Rodriguez's Group

Friday / January 30, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Jazz composer and guitarist Elvin Rodriguez presents a recital of arrangements and original compositions.
Admission: Free

Solo/Duo Faculty Guitar Night II

Monday / February 2, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
This is the second concert in a series featuring guitar faculty in solo and duo settingts. Each program features eight of the 60 Berklee guitar faculty members—acclaimed performers in jazz, classical, acoustic, rock, blues, funk, and avant-garde styles. Chair Larry Baione and assistant chair Kim Perlak will introduce performers and join them onstage.
Admission: Free

Mandolin Mashup

Monday / February 2, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Mandolin mashup is the annual celebration of mandolins on campus. Faculty and students will present music in a wide range of styles, all featuring the mandolin.
Admission: Free

Q&A and Master Class with Ambrose Akinmusire

Tuesday / February 3, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
Jazz trumpeter and composer Ambrose Akinmusire will conduct a master class and participate in a brief Q&A hosted by Sean Jones, chair of the Brass Department. 
Admission: Free

Alejandro and Friends

Tuesday / February 3, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Guitarist Alejandro Moros and his band will play several Pink Floyd covers.
Admission: Free

Al Natale Scholarship Concert

Tuesday / February 3, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The three finalists for the Al Natale Scholarship will perform and the Brass Department faculty will select the winner.
Admission: Free

Eva Gertz's Senior Recital

Tuesday / February 3, 2015 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
Pianist and composer Eva Gertz performs her final recital at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Clinic with Katie Thiroux

Wednesday / February 4, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
WGBO presents a clinic with jazz bassist/vocalist Katie Thiroux.
Admission: Free

Lucia Antonini

Wednesday / February 4, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
In this recital, singer-songwriter Lucia Antonini plays a selection of her own folk rock songs.
Admission: Free

Katie Thiroux

Wednesday / February 4, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Jazz bassist and vocalist Katie Thiroux performs as part of the fourth year of The Checkout—Live at Berklee.
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Neguine Niktash

Thursday / February 5, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Vocalist Neguine Niktash presents a recital of acoustic contemporary pop/rock tunes.
Admission: Free

The BOMB: Berklee Original Music Band Showcase

Thursday / February 5, 2015 / 5:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
In conjunction with the Red Room, the Songwriting Department is proud to present an open mic event for Berklee bands. All current Berklee students are welcome to play.
Admission: Free

Apostolos Paraskevas in Concert

Thursday / February 5, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Faculty guitarist Apostolos Paraskevas presents original music for classical guitar.
Admission: Free

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