Live performances from bands and ensembles
Berklee Now Series
This performance was by Boston Conservatory at Berklee dance students as part of the Conservatory's spring 2019 dance concert, Limitless. Margo Sappington was a Conservatory artist in residence for this production.
This tribute to Missy Elliott during the 2019 Berklee Commencement Concert features Dom Jones and Brayla Cook on lead vocals. Elliott was in attendance at the performance and received an honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music the following day for her contributions to the music industry.
This composition addresses racial profiling and police brutality. The performers are Terri Lyne Carrington, drums; Aaron Parks, piano; Matthew Stevens, guitar; Morgan Guerin, bass; Debo Ray, voice; and Kokayi, voice.
Alongside her band, Bosnian vocalist Amira Medunjanin performs "Ja Izelezi Gjurjio," a Macedonian folk song, featuring the Pletenitsa Balkan Choir and the Berklee World Strings. The performance was a part of the 11th annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival.
dolltr!ck performs her original with an ensemble of students using electronic digital instruments as part of the concert Innovate: The Berklee Electronic Digital Instrument, produced by Michael Bierylo and Michele Darling.
The choir performs this traditional Bulgarian folk song by I. Spasov for the 11th annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival, entitled the Music of Bosnia. The concert was produced and directed by Christiane Karam.
"You" is performed by the Micki Miller Ensemble with Miller as the surprise guest and lead vocalist Anthony Brown. This concert was produced by Tia Fuller with Marcus Prince and Eric Fells as the musical directors.
Boston Conservatory at Berklee piano student Kevin Madison performs "Egwu Amala," the third movement from Talking Drums by Joshua Uzoigwe.
Alumna Luciana Souza performs her original "At the Fair" with the Berklee Global Jazz Ambasadors, an ensemble comprising some of the finest graduate student musicians in the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.
Michael Wolz, the 2019 Metropolitan Opera National Council audition winner, performs "Addio, addio, o miei sospiri" from the opera Orfeo ed Euridice. Wolz earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in opera at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
Trumpeter John Michael Bradford performs his arrangement of "Leo's Lady" by Clyde Kerr live at Berklee College of Music.
Ariana Grande's "Almost Is Never Enough" is performed by the Ariana Grande Ensemble, with lead vocals by Malaya Watson and Brandon Harris. Tia Fuller produced the concert.