Concert

Ace Music Factory

Thursday / September 29, 2016 / 5:30 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Ace Music Factory presents music from their debut EP. Diverse grooves, eccentric guitar sounds, and lively melodies put a new stamp in the jazz-rock genre. Come and be a part of building the bridge between classical tradition and jazz, rock and funk, pop music, and world influence. Ace Music Factory aims to strengthen our humanity, and express a social concern of urgent change.

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Free

Composition Department Faculty Concert

Monday / September 26, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

An evening of original works by Composition Department faculty composers.

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Free

48-Hour Musical Theater Project: Final Presentations

Sunday / September 25, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

This weekend-long Musical Theater writing project culminates in a final presentation and performance of the students' projects.

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Free

Not Your BASSic Concert

Friday / September 23, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Susan Hagen

Bass faculty member Susan Hagen performs some of her favorite pieces, including the Boston premiere of Martin Wind's new bass sonata. This recital will feature special guest Steve Bailey. 

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Free

Norm Zocher's Electric Strings Quintet

Thursday / September 22, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Guitarist and composer Norm Zocher brings his genre-bending Electric Strings Quintet to Berk Recital Hall. This concert, which draws from the classical and rock traditions, features Zocher on guitars, fellow faculty members Mimi Rabson (violin), Rebecca Shrimpton (voice), Bruno Raberg (bass), with Dave Jamrog (drums). The Electric Strings Quintet will perform Zocher’s “Rock Ethic,” which was commissioned by Rabson with a Berklee grant, was featured in Strings magazine, premiered in New York City, released on Affetto Records, and performed around the globe by former Metropolitan Opera Orchestra concertmaster Elmira Darvarova. The concert will also include Zocher’s work “Slow and Heavy,” which has been performed by the Berklee World Strings.

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Free

Ensemble of Irreproduceable Outcomes

Wednesday / September 21, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Led by Berklee alumnus Brian Padavic, the Ensemble of Irreproduceable Outcomes brings its delightful and unique improvisations to Berklee.

Admission: 
Free

New Songs for the 21st Century

Tuesday / September 20, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215
Lisa Thorson

Join us for a spirited evening of post-1960 jazz and creatively improvised music with words that tell new stories. The quintet includes Lisa Thorson, voice; Daniela Schachter, piano and voice; David Clark, bass; George Schuller, drums; Cercie Miller, reeds; and special guests.

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Free

Vintage Vocal Quartet

Monday / September 19, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

The Vintage Vocal Quartet brings to life the sweet harmonies of the big band era while providing their own swinging instrumental accompaniment.

Admission: 
Free

Special Sabbatical Selections

Monday / September 19, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Faculty member Joanne Brackeen will present some of her sabbatical selections created in the fall of 2015. The compositions are her current magical images and sparkling views of life through music as it exists in the world today, yet still including historic influences. Jazz with a touch of the future included! This is solo piano in various colourful art forms that express Brackeen's visions of earth life and beyond. 

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Free

String Department Faculty Concert

Tuesday / September 13, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Welcome back with this eclectic concert presented by the String Department faculty.

Admission: 
Free

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