The American Composers Orchestra, in collaboration with the Berklee Jazz Composition Department, presents this panel discussion and workshop geared toward students who seek a greater understanding of the nuances of string writing in a jazz context. Panelists include Billy Childs, Vijay Iyer, and Terence Blanchard.
The Berklee Harpists present the annual harp recital and it’s more exciting than ever, featuring Columbian folkloric harp, jazz pedal harps, Argentinian tango, Celtic/Scottish harps, original tunes, standards, and new favorites. Come hear Berklee’s talented and innovative harpists in solo, duo, and quartet settings.
The Four Corners Quartet and the Barratt-Due Quartet will journey through 200 years of epic string quartets. The program features works by Schubert, Shostakovich, Marsalis, and current Berklee professor Eugene Friesen. The Four Corners Quartet is composed of Layth Sidiq, Ellen Story, Alliz Nicholas, and Naseem Alatrash. The Barratt-Due Quartet is Peder Barratt-Due, Vicente Espi, Dan Lay, and Roman Soto.