A 15 piece Marley musical colossus! The ensemble plays exciting arrangements of Marley’s music with 3 horns, 4 vocalists, 2 keyboardists, 2 guitarists, bass, drums and 2 percussionists. Don’t miss this group of up-and-coming talented young musicians as they pour all their hearts and souls into the music of our beloved Bob Marley!
The Music and Life of Bob Marley class, taught by assistant professor (piano) Matt Jenson, has been delivering a high quality musical and educational experience to students who are accepted into this by audition only class. Students not only play arrangements of Marley's music but they learn about Marley's amazing life and how it informed and shaped his deeply conscious artistry, dedicated to the liberation of destructive mind sets and the fight against injustice the world over.
This one of Berklee's leading student ensembles and performs locally, regionally and internationally for the public. The ensemble has performed at the Montreal International Reggae Festival, the Vermont Reggae Festival, the Charlemont Reggae Festival, Bill’s Bar (Boston), the Berklee Performance Center, the Outerland Club (Martha’s Vineyard), the House of Blues (Boston), Johnny D’s (Somerville, MA) and other clubs.
A concert of traditional and contemporary music for wind ensemble, presented by the Berklee Symphonic Winds, featuring a world premier by Berklee alumnus Chris Opperman entitled Kagemusha, and the music of Patrick Burns, Jack Stamp, Eric Whitacre, and Frank Ticheli.
A joyful concert celebrating Phil Wilson's 47th and final year running the Berklee Rainbow Band. It will feature vocalists/Berklee faculty Christine Fawson and Larry Watson. The talents of pianist Giorgi Mikadze and drummer Patrick Simard will also be showcased. Come out and help celebrate the rich legacy of Phil Wilson.
Student ensembles perform a series of afternoon recitals led by faculty members Barbara LaFitte and Jeff Lockhart. These end-of-semester performance finals will cover a range of styles, including original fusion, advanced woodwind chamber ensemble, and the music of Lettuce and Soulive.
Student ensembles perform a series of afternoon recitals led by faculty members Jon Finn, Daniel Moretti, and Gwen Leathers. These end-of-semester performance finals will cover a range of styles, including progressive rock instrumental, Latin/Afro-Cuban jazz, and R&B.