Berklee Performance Center

E.g., 2015-08-05
E.g., 2015-08-05

Five-Week Summer Performance Program: Songwriter Showcase

Wednesday / August 5, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This concert will feature Five-Week Summer Performance Program students performing their original songs, supported by an ensemble composed of Berklee College of Music students.

Admission: Free

Five-Week Summer Performance Program: Vocal Night

Monday / August 10, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This Vocal Night will feature Five-Week Summer Performance Program student ensembles and performing groups, including the Singer Showcase, the Musical Theater Showcase and Ensemble, the Chorus, and the Balkan/Middle Eastern Ensemble.

Admission: Free

The Berklee City Music Scholarship Concert

Tuesday / August 11, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Sinbad hosts this year's Berklee City Music Scholarship Concert, presented by the Berklee Five-Week Summer Performance Program. 

Admission: $15 general admission

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Five-Week Summer Performance Program: Blowout Concert

Wednesday / August 12, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This Blowout Concert will feature Five-Week Summer Performance Program student ensembles and performing groups.

Admission: Free

Five-Week Summer Performance Program: Instrumental Showcase

Thursday / August 13, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This Instrumental Showcase will feature Five-Week Summer Performance Program student ensembles and performing groups.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions Opening Ceremony/Concert Featuring Julien Kasper

Sunday / August 16, 2015 / 3:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Julien Kasper is the featured artist for the Guitar Sessions Opening Ceremony and Concert. Kasper is an eclectic guitarist and a professor in Berklee's Guitar Department.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Fingerstyle Guitar Clinic with Guy Van Duser

Monday / August 17, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Guy Van Duser, a professor in the Guitar Department who is internationally known for his unique, imaginative, and sometimes outrageous arrangements for fingerstyle guitar, gives a clinic.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Led Zeppelin II with Joe Musella

Monday / August 17, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

In this faculty concert, Joe Musella, assistant professor in the Guitar Department, performs music from Led Zeppelin II.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: David Gilmore and Bruce Saunders

Monday / August 17, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

David Gilmore and Bruce Saunders are both longtime faculty members in the Berklee Guitar Department, and each has performed with some of the biggest names in jazz. 

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Guitar Sessions: New Model Demonstration with Robert Godin

Tuesday / August 18, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Join Robert Godin, owner and founder of the Godin Guitar Company, for an enlightening master class about how guitars are crafted to achieve great acoustic sound and playability. He will also showcase some of the innovative, nontraditional guitars in the Godin guitar lineup.

Admission: Free

Solo Jazz Guitar Clinic with Tuck Andress

Tuesday / August 18, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Tuck Andress of the duo Tuck & Patti presents a clinic on solo guitar playing and arranging.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Tuck & Patti

Tuesday / August 18, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

For 36 years the unique, genre-crossing vocal/guitar jazz duo of Tuck & Patti has cast its passionate musical spell worldwide, capturing the hearts of lovers, the respect of jazz buffs, and the awe of guitarists and singers.

Admission: $25 in advance / $30 day of show

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Duo Clinic with Tuck & Patti

Wednesday / August 19, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Tuck Andress and Patti Cathcart of Tuck & Patti present a clinic on performing as a guitar and vocal duo.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Fusion Clinic with Colin Sapp

Wednesday / August 19, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Colin Sapp, an assistant professor in Berklee's Guitar Department, teaches a fusion clinic.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Bob Stanton

Wednesday / August 19, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Bob Stanton, an assistant professor in the Guitar Department and an award-winning guitarist and songwriter, performs.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Guitar Sessions: Funk Clinic with Jim Peterson

Thursday / August 20, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Versatile and creative guitarist Jim Peterson, an associate professor in the Guitar Department, gives a clinic on funk.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Rock Clinic with Scott Tarulli

Thursday / August 20, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Guitarist Scott Tarulli, an assistant professor in the Guitar Department, conducts a rock clinic.

Admission: free

Guitar Sessions: Joe Stump

Thursday / August 20, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Guitarist and Berklee professor Joe Stump performs.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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The Milk Carton Kids / Kacy & Clayton

Tuesday / September 8, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Grammy-nominated harmony duo the Milk Carton Kids perform in support of their third album, Monterey, a refreshing alternative to the foot-stomping grandeur of the so-called folk revival. Kacy & Clayton open the show.

Admission: $35

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Reach Out Initiative: Visiting Artist Clinic

Friday / September 11, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Reach Out Initiative will host a major visiting artist to speak about the connection between healthy lifestyle choices and the sustainability of a musician's career. 

Admission: Free

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Sights and Sounds


Sofei Rei performs "De Tierra Oro" at the Berklee Performance Center.


Tickwanya Jones performs "Piano in the Dark" at the Berklee Performance Center.


The Pletenitsa Balkan Choir, featuring the Ludo Mlado Folk Dance Ensemble, perform "Padna Magla Dilber" and "Marko Kove" at the BPC.