Events

E.g., 2020-10-20
E.g., 2020-10-20

Berklee hosts hundreds of events throughout the year, including performances by students, faculty, and visiting artists, as well as master classes, panel discussions, conferences, and other professional development opportunities.

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Events for Prospective Students: Check out our admissions events page to register.


Ashley Zarah: Final Berklee Recital (Video Rewind)

Tuesday / October 20, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from 2018, dark/pop performer Ashley Zarah returns to Boston for her final Berklee College of Music recital—an acoustic set filled with the tense music from her upcoming LP, Better Mess.

Admission: Free

Martin Guas

Martín Guas (Virtual Concert)

Tuesday / October 20, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Martín Guas is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from La Plata, Argentina, whose music and lyrical style are deeply rooted in Latin American folk.

Admission: Free

Guitar Performance and Composition Clinic: Tosin Abasi (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / October 21, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Modern guitarist, composer, and eight-string player Tosin Abasi will perform and speak with Sheryl Bailey, assistant chair of the Guitar Department.

Admission: Free

Ira Klein (Video Rewind)

Wednesday / October 21, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from 2018, guitarist Ira Klein presents original music and arrangements of multigenerational blues songs. 

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner and Ben Wendel (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / October 21, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Kenny Werner, artistic director of the Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses various topics with special guests such as Victor Wooten, Doug Johnson, Bob Lada, Lincoln Goines, and others. This week's forum will feature Ben Wendel, Grammy-nominated saxophonist, bassoonist, and composer known for his work in the band Kneebody.

RE:VUE—Vocal Unity Event: Conservatory and College Vocalists Join Forces (Video Rewind)

Thursday / October 22, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from 2017, the Voice departments of the Conservatory and the College collaborate to present some of our best and brightest vocalists. The program showcases our stylistic diversity across a wide range of genres.

Admission: Free

Berklee Songwriting Original Open Mic No. 2 (Virtual Event)

Monday / October 26, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Berklee's Songwriting Department will continue its open mic shows virtually on a monthly basis. Each show, open to all students regardless of major, features original material (no covers), is hosted by a department faculty member, and will be streamed live on the Songwriting Department's Facebook page.

Admission: Free

Yoga for Musicians (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / October 28, 2020 / 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Join fellow Berklee alumni for a break from the music and enjoy an alumni-led yoga session sponsored by L.A.'s Buddha Music Group.

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / October 28, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate virtually.

Kenny Werner, artistic director of the Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses various topics with special guests such as Victor Wooten, Doug Johnson, Bob Lada, Lincoln Goines, and others. 

Berklee World Strings (Virtual Performance)

Wednesday / October 28, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Directed by Eugene Friesen, Berklee World Strings perform "Agua de beber" featuring cellist and vocalist Kely Pinheiro and violist Noah Leong.

Admission: Free

Global Connections: Berklee Global Academic Partner IMEP Paris College of Music

Thursday / October 29, 2020 / 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Join us for this live discussion about how Berklee and IMEP Paris College of Music are collaborating together to provide students with robust educational opportunities.

Admission: Free

Terri Lyne Carrington and Danilo Pérez in Concert (Virtual Concert)

Thursday / October 29, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
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In celebration of Berklee College of Music's 75th anniversary, Terri Lyne Carrington, founder and artistic director of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice, and Danilo Pérez, founder and artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, will perform a virtual concert with students from their respective institutes.

Admission: Free

Effortless Mastery Forum with Kenny Werner (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / November 4, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Kenny Werner, artistic director of the Effortless Mastery Institute, discusses various topics with special guests such as Victor Wooten, Doug Johnson, Bob Lada, Lincoln Goines, and others. 

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: Pinar Toprak (Virtual Event)

Friday / November 6, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Pinar Toprak B.M. ’00 is one of the most refreshing voices in film music. With her orchestral music for Captain Marvel, she became the first female composer to score a film set in the Marvel cinematic universe. 

Admission: Free

Performance Ear Training Clinic with New York City Jazz Guitarists

Tuesday / November 10, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event

Four New York City jazz guitarists—Mike Stern, Leni Stern, Wayne Krantz, and Sheryl Bailey—will share performances, advice, and conversation with Allan Chase, chair of the Ear Training Department, and Kim Perlak, chair of the Guitar Department.

Admission: Free

Virtual Berklee in the Round No. 2

Tuesday / November 10, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Berkee in the Round (BITR) is a series of free performances showcasing Berklee students and is inspired by the intimate performances at the world-famous Bluebird Cafe rounds in Nashville, Tennessee.

Admission: Free

Oscar D'León Meets Berklee (Virtual Concert)

Thursday / November 12, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Virtual Event
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In celebration of Berklee College of Music's 75th anniversary, Venezuelan artist Oscar D'León will perform a virtual concert with Berklee students.

Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Series: Audra McDonald (Virtual Event)

Friday / November 13, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
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Audra McDonald is known for the breadth and versatility of her artistry as a singer and an actor. The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award, in 2015 she was named one of Time’s 100 most influential people and received a National Medal of Arts—America’s highest honor for achievement in the field—from President Barack Obama.

Admission: Free

Yoga for Musicians (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / November 18, 2020 / 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate virtually.

Join fellow Berklee alumni for a break from the music and enjoy an alumni-led yoga session sponsored by L.A.'s Buddha Music Group.

Admission: Free

Berklee Songwriting Original Open Mic No. 3 (Virtual Event)

Monday / November 30, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate virtually.

Berklee's Songwriting Department will continue its open mic shows virtually on a monthly basis. Each show, open to all students regardless of major, features original material (no covers), is hosted by a department faculty member, and will be streamed live on the Songwriting Department's Facebook page.

Admission: Free

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