Events

E.g., 2019-11-21
E.g., 2019-11-21
Zakir Hussain with tablas

Zakir Hussain Meets Berklee: Interview and Master Class

Thursday / November 21, 2019 / 12:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

As part of the Zakir Hussain Meets Berklee residency, we are delighted to welcome the Grammy-winning tabla virtuoso to Berklee for a master class and interview.

Admission: Free

Autumn Winds and Piano

Thursday / November 21, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Enjoy a lively and varied program of music from around the world, featuring the Berklee Flute Choir and the Autumn Winds and Piano Ensemble, led by faculty member Wendy Rolfe. Music from the Baroque, Latin, Romantic, and other periods will be performed, highlighting varied woodwinds, piano, and the flute family, from bass to piccolo.

Admission: Free

Hip-Hop Night

Thursday / November 21, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Berklee Songwriting Department presents an evening of hip-hop, showcasing the varied styles of this genre through performances from current Berklee students.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

An Evening with Walt Weiskopf, Featuring Vocalist Lydia Harrell

Thursday / November 21, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join us for an evening with saxophonist Walt Weiskopf of Steely Dan, featuring vocalist Lydia Harrell.

Admission: Free

Public Safety Town Hall

Friday / November 22, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Studio T401 (Boston Conservatory at Berklee)
31 Hemenway Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In light of recent events on campus, Berklee Public Safety will hold a town hall to discuss crime trends in the area and steps that Berklee Police are taking to prevent crime.

Admission: Free

Jason Mountario Large Ensemble: Jazz Composition Senior Recital

Friday / November 22, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

In his fourth and final recital at Berklee College of Music, Jason Mountario presents original compositions based on the contemporary jazz idiom, with the support of his large ensemble.

Admission: Free

Zakir Hussain Meets Berklee

Friday / November 22, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
Klarman Hall
Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA, 02163, United States

Berklee College of Music honors the life and music of Ustad Zakir Hussain, the prolific Grammy-winning tabla virtuoso. This concert is produced by Berklee India Exchange.

Admission: $40 / $80 / $120 / $150

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Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra Concert at Jordan Hall

Friday / November 22, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Jordan Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra, conducted by artistic director Julius P. Williams, presents a concert centering on our shared humanity. Take a musical journey across national borders, culminating with Aaron Copland’s iconic Lincoln Portrait.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 at the door

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Warren Miller’s Timeless

Saturday / November 23, 2019 / 6:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Kick off ski season with Warren Miller’s latest film, Timeless, presented by Volkswagen, and travel with new and veteran athletes as they explore renowned mountain locations across the globe. It’s more than a ski and snowboard film; it’s an experience.

Admission: $22 in advance / $23 day of show

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Alex Formento’s Senior Recital

Monday / November 25, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bluegrass guitarist Alex Formento performs a set of originals and traditional fiddle tunes, with special guests.

Admission: Free

Berklee Original Open Mic

Monday / November 25, 2019 / 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, held on the last Monday of each month.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

Come Chill with Me

Monday / November 25, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Enjoy a chill night of jazz ballads and classical goodness from vocalist Edward Sweeney.

Admission: Free

The Music of Fred Lipsius: A Celebration of 35 Years at Berklee

Monday / November 25, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

A multiple Grammy Award winner who has amassed nine gold records, woodwind associate professor Fred Lipsius is retiring from Berklee College of Music after 35 years. He will present some of his best-known compositions.

Admission: Free

Arranging for Songwriters Showcase

Monday / November 25, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Arranging for Songwriters Showcase features original songs written and arranged by students for a full rhythm section, with strings, horns, and background vocalists highlighting the arrangements of talented songwriters in an array of musical styles and genres.

Admission: Free

A Night with Annia

Monday / November 25, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Accompanied by a small orchestra, singer-songwriter Anja Veterova presents A Night with Annia, a concert featuring original songs and pop covers arranged by the artist and friends.

Admission: Free

Matias Arizmendi’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / November 26, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

For his senior recital, guitarist Matias Arizmendi plays originals, standards, and tunes by Wayne Shorter and Joe Henderson.

Admission: Free

Piano Department Performance Major Recital

Tuesday / November 26, 2019 / 1:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Join us for a recital featuring fifth-semester piano performance majors playing a wide range of repertoire in a solo or duo setting.

Admission: Free

Storytellers 2019

Tuesday / November 26, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Now in its 23rd year, Storytellers is a showcase for Berklee’s most compelling singer-songwriters and interpreters. In an intimate, personal setting, a diverse group of select performers will break down the barrier between artist and audience, revealing “the story behind the song.”

Admission: Free

Dreion: Made for This

Tuesday / November 26, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Dreion, an R&B, soul, and gospel performing artist who is a fourth-year songwriting major at Berklee College of Music, presents an explosive celebration of black music, art, and culture.

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

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Boming Lei

Tuesday / November 26, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Chinese singer-songwriter and producer Boming Lei performs a set of eight original songs from a variety of genres, including ballad, Chinese pop, R&B, and reggae.

Admission: Free

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