Events

E.g., 2020-02-24
E.g., 2020-02-24

Joy Lee: Sounds Delicious, Part 2

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Joy Lee, an Imogen Heap Award–winning composer, electronic music producer, and performer, presents original compositions in varied styles. The concert features avant-garde electroacoustic compositions, electronic beats, and experimental free improvisations.

Admission: Free

Introducing RAIDAR, a Music Licensing Platform

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Steve Heck Room
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Learn how to license your music to student creators through RAIDAR, a new platform designed by Berklee and MIT Connection Science, led by George Howard, music business/management professor at Berklee, and Nicole d'Avis, director of operations and programs for BerkleeICE.

Admission: Free

Zodiac Trio Premieres Music by Boston Composers

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Zodiac Trio will present a concert of new music by faculty from Berklee College of Music, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, the New England Conservatory, and Tufts University.

Admission: Free

Harp Extravaganza XVIII

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Come join harpists in the String Department at Berklee College of Music for their annual student recital, Harp Extravaganza XVIII. They will present original compositions, classical and contemporary favorites, and play solo and with other instruments.

Admission: Free

Berklee Original Open Mic

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Songwriting Department, in conjunction with the Red Room at Cafe 939, is proud to present its open-mic event for Berklee songwriters.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

Erdong Liu’s Jazz Piano Trio: From Classic to Modern

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Erdong Liu’s Jazz Piano Trio presents several jazz tunes ranging from classic to modern.

Admission: Free

Samodivi: The Haunting Beauty of the Balkans

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The music of Samodivi is inspired by the beauty and rhythmic intricacies of Balkan musical traditions. The repertoire includes modern interpretations of old folk songs from the Balkan peninsula, as well as original compositions using that style as an inspiration.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Elodie and the True North

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Guitarist and songwriter Elodie performs a set of original indie folk music. Supported by her band, the True North, she combines reflective, honest lyrics with punchy, rock-inspired grooves.

Admission: Free

Kenny Werner and Billy Childs Master Class

Tuesday / February 25, 2020 / 12:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Presented by the Harmony and Jazz Composition Department and the Effortless Mastery Institute, Billy Childs and Kenny Werner conduct a special master class.

Admission: Free

Taking Care of Business: Music City Songwriting

Tuesday / February 25, 2020 / 6:30 p.m.
Tech Hill Commons, 500 Interstate Boulevard South, Suite 210, Nashville, TN, 37210, United States

Join the Berklee alumni community in Nashville, Tennessee, as industry experts discuss what it takes to be a songwriter in Music City.

Admission: $5

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Harmony Too!

Tuesday / February 25, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This faculty performance showcases the best student final projects from the Tonal Harmony and Composition 2 course.

Admission: Free

Tribute to Armsted Christian ’78

Tuesday / February 25, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Celebrate the legacy of Armsted Christian ’78, a Grammy-nominated vocalist and beloved Berklee teacher who passed away four years ago. While enjoying the grooves, learn how easy it is to contribute online to the Armsted Christian Scholarship Fund.

Admission: Free

Brenda Lau

Tuesday / February 25, 2020 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Accompanied by her band, Panamanian singer-songwriter Brenda Lau presents her senior recital, featuring original folky compositions infused with Latin music and rearrangements of covers.

Admission: Free

Schillinger House: When Berklee Built a Bridge to the Russian Avant-Garde

Wednesday / February 26, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Immersive Technology Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Library (First Floor), Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join us for a presentation on Russian American composer Joseph Schillinger, whose methods were taught at Berklee College of Music in its early years.

Admission: Free

The Broadway Band Presents: Unplugged

Wednesday / February 26, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

After a very successful first show, the Broadway Band shifts to a more intimate setting with Unplugged, an acoustic set of musical theater songs featuring six vocalists and a five-piece band.

Admission: Free

Charli’s Recital

Wednesday / February 26, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Voice principal Charli will perform American alternative rock and Mandarin pop.

Admission: Free

Write of Spring 2020

Wednesday / February 26, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Jazz Composition Department at Berklee College of Music presents the Write of Spring concert, now in its 27th year, featuring exciting new music encompassing all realms of jazz.

Admission: Free

Brooke Annibale / Hayley Sabella

Wednesday / February 26, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Brooke Annibale possesses a magnetic voice and expressive songwriting capabilities. Born in Massachusetts and raised in Nicaragua, Hayley Sabella mixes gripping melodies with honest, intimate lyrics.

Admission: $14 in advance / $16 day of show (standing room only)

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On the Road: Wisdom, Music, and Q&A with Lifelong Touring Partners Paula Cole and Kevin Barry

Thursday / February 27, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Paula Cole and Kevin Barry perform and share road stories and advice for young touring musicians. There will be a Q&A session afterward.

Admission: Free

Bird Bachs

Thursday / February 27, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Classical Musicians Coalition at Berklee College of Music presents various classical chamber music performances by students.

Admission: Free

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