Events

E.g., 2020-02-27
E.g., 2020-02-27

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

Hidemi Akaiwa

Thursday / February 27, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Japanese pianist Hidemi Akaiwa performs a set of original pieces and jazz standards in a combination of jazz, classical, global music, and Japanese aesthetics.

Admission: Free

Studio Two: A Tribute to the Beatles

Thursday / February 27, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Alumni group Studio Two performs music by the Beatles before they stormed America.

Admission: Free

The Coming: Black History Month Celebration

Thursday / February 27, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This musical narrative features excerpts with Daniel Black from his book The Coming, along with compositions from Tia Fuller’s Grammy-nominated album, Diamond Cut, and performances by the Rainbow All-Stars Ensemble on the rich traditions and more contemporary portrayals of the African diaspora, firmly depicting the unrighteous capture and journey of the transatlantic slave trade. 

Admission: $10–$15 in advance / $15–$20 day of show

Haley Urbo EP Release: Iridescent

Thursday / February 27, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Haley Urbo’s debut EP Iridescent fearlessly reveals a world, love, mind, and heart that continuously change hues based on perspective.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

Music Therapy Department Spring Symposium

Friday / February 28, 2020 / 8:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Don't miss the Music Therapy Department's annual spring symposium.

Admission: Free

Michiko Inoue

Friday / February 28, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Michiko Inoue presents original music and covers inspired by jazz, classical, and Brazilian music.

Admission: Free

YEJ

Friday / February 28, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Singer-songwriter Yejin Angela Park presents a set of original compositions and covers in jazz and R&B.

Admission: Free

Oliver Price

Friday / February 28, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Blending orchestral elements with progressive rock, Oliver Price and his band perform a blend of soaring melodies and crushing rock rhythms, telling a story through dynamics and lyrics.

Admission: Free

Mackenzie Johnson

Friday / February 28, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Vocalist and songwriter Mackenzie Johnson packs a punch of strength, passion, beauty, and soul into her original melodies and lyrics. 

Admission: Free

Billy Raffoul / Alec Chambers

Friday / February 28, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Billy Raffoul’s anthemic debut single “Driver” is a potent calling card for the 22-year-old singer-songwriter. With more than 15 million Spotify streams of his cover of Halsey’s “Without Me,” Alec Chambers is evolving into an international star.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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ICCA Northeast Quarterfinal: Night Two

Saturday / February 29, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Top a cappella collegiate groups from the Northeast region compete for the title of international champions.

Admission: $20 / $25 / $30 / $35

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The 8-Bit Big Band: Video Game Music Greatest Hits

Sunday / March 1, 2020 / 2:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The 8-Bit Big Band, a 33-member jazz/pops orchestra created by Charlie Rosen, presents unprecedented “big band” performances of original arrangements of popular video game music with special guests, including Grace Kelly B.M. ’12.

Admission: $37 / $57 / $77 / $147 (VIP)

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The 8-Bit Big Band: Video Game Music Greatest Hits

Sunday / March 1, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The 8-Bit Big Band, a 33-member jazz/pops orchestra created by Charlie Rosen, presents unprecedented “big band” performances of original arrangements of popular video game music with special guests, including Grace Kelly B.M. ’12.

Admission: $37 / $57 / $77 / $147 (VIP)

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Andrei Stratulat

Monday / March 2, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Deep Waters is a four-piece rock band formed last year by Andrei Stratulat, a 21-year-old guitarist and songwriter. The band plays solely original music, drawing inspiration from rock ’n’ roll acts such as Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Humble Pie, and Wishbone Ash.

Admission: Free

Loïc Seznec: Caméléon

Monday / March 2, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

French guitarist Loïc Seznec presents Caméléon, a trio project combining post-rock, experimental, and electronic grooves. This recital will feature original compositions and arrangements.

Admission: Free

Isaac Seabrook’s Senior Recital

Monday / March 2, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Drummer Isaac Seabrook presents his senior recital, featuring Kevin Kim (saxophone) and Toivo Hannigan (guitar and electronics).

Admission: Free

Daniel Jones: Inspiration from a Kitchen, and Other Things

Monday / March 2, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

For his senior recital, composer Daniel Jones presents a collection of original works.

Admission: Free

Reggaeton Unplugged

Monday / March 2, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bere Gonzalo of Venezuela presents an acoustic show of Latin pop and reggaeton, taking a different approach to styles of music that are often heavily produced.

Admission: Free

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