Events

E.g., 2014-08-28
E.g., 2014-08-28

Songwriting Faculty Concert

Thursday / September 18, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Songwriting Department faculty will play original songs.
Admission: Free

Brendan James

Thursday / September 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Brendan James is a pianist and singer-songwriter from Derry, N.H. known for his socially conscious lyrics. His songs have been featured on many television shows.
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Erick Peralta

Friday / September 19, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
A musical multilinguist, Erick Peralta is a versatile musician with a special appreciation for all styles of music, permitting him to keep open ears for the evolution of music while still keeping in mind tradition and history. He is a pianist, arranger, composer, and educator originating from Lima, Peru, who can smoothly transition from Latin to jazz to popular music idioms.  
Admission: Free

Jihyun Lim: A Letter for You

Friday / September 19, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
For her first recital at Berklee, vocalist Jihyun Lim presents originals and covers in multiple styles.
Admission: Free

Break of Reality / I/Ø

Friday / September 19, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
Cello rock band Break of Reality performs original music and interpretations of songs by groups such as Tool, Metallica, and System of a Down. I/Ø draws influence from bands like Explosions in the Sky, Sigur Ros, and Hammock.
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Sarah McKenzie Quintet

Friday / September 19, 2014 / 9:30 p.m.
Monterey Jazz Festival
Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer "already in full possession of an individualistic voice," according to DownBeat magazine. 
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Sarah McKenzie Quintet

Saturday / September 20, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.
Monterey Jazz Festival
Sarah McKenzie is a pianist, vocalist, and composer "already in full possession of an individualistic voice," according to DownBeat magazine. 
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24-Hour Musical Theater Festival

Saturday / September 20, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A celebration of all facets of musical theater at Berklee, the 24-Hour Musical Theater Festival will generate up to six brand new 10-15-minute musicals that will be written, rehearsed, and performed within 24 hours.
Admission: Free

The Doyle Brothers / The Interlopers / The Black Moons

Saturday / September 20, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Cafe 939
The Doyle Brothers and the Interlopers will co-headline this show of spirited, soulful rock tuness, joined by the Black Moons, a recently-formed band that counts several Berklee students among its members.
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Gino Vannelli

Saturday / September 20, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Since the 1973 release of his debut album, Crazy Life, Gino Vannelli has remained one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary music.
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Michael Wooten

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music. 
Admission: Free

Sofia Ahnborg Recital

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
Vocalist Sofia Ahnborg presents a recital of piano-based Scandinavian indie-pop music with a melancholic core.
Admission: Free

By Chewing: Electronic Music and Jazz

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
Australian electronic/jazz band By Chewing, led by guitarist Zach Sengstock, gives a performance of original material accompanied by on-screen visuals.
Admission: Free

Composition Department Faculty Concert

Monday / September 22, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The composition faculty at Berklee will perform original work.
Admission: Free

Michael Wooten

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Michael Wooten is young pianist from Philadelphia. He started playing at the age of 11 during church services but soon gained interest in many other styles, including jazz, rock, R&B, folk, and electronic music. 
Admission: Free

Master Class/Clinic with Pandit Birju Maharaj

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
A master class/clinic with the great maestro Padma Vibhushan Pandit Birju Maharaj, who will perform and give a lecture/demonstration on kathak, the North Indian classical style of dance.
Admission: Free

Rock Enroll 2014

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Hard Rock Cafe
Join us for the fourth annual Rock Enroll event to raise scholarship funding that will help one gifted student entering Berklee pursue a career as a rock musician.
Admission: Donation ($15 minimum)

Home Away From Home: The Music of Ayn Inserto and Jeff Claassen

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
The Ayn Inserto Jazz orchestra will return to Berklee to perform music from Inserto's latest CD, Home Away from Home, recorded by the Italian group the Colours Jazz Orchestra. The music encompassess a realm of arrangements and original compositions with some Italian influences, different orchestration, and settings that were tailored specifically for the Colours Jazz Orchestra. New music by Inserto and Jeff Claassen will be performed, showcasing their new explorations of different timbres and genres. The instrumentation is a traditional jazz big band (the Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra) with some modern sounds. The ensemble will include faculty members Allan Chase, Jeff Claassen, Mark Zaleski, and staff member Randy Pingrey.
Admission: Free

Advanced Audio Live

Tuesday / September 23, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
Held in conjunction with the A3E Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange Conference, this concert will be a showcase for advanced audio applications that are changing how music is being produced and performed. 
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Grey Season

Wednesday / September 24, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Arsenal Center for the Arts
Grey Season is a band that calls upon a collective musical memory while pushing forward with the power of song and the hearts of a growing audience.
Admission: Free

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