Concert

Guitar Sessions: Joe Stump

Thursday / August 20, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
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Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Joe Stump

To those in guitar and metal circles, Joe Stump needs no introduction. He was named one of the top ten fastest shredders of all time by Guitar One Magazine, and Guitar World Magazine called him “one of the 50 fastest players of all time.” He has toured the world as a soloist and in power metal bands, and has released nine albums. Stump has also been an associate professor in the Guitar Department at Berklee for 19 years.

Admission: 
$8 in advance / $12 day of show

Burton Cummings: Up Close and Alone

Saturday / October 3, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.
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Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
United States
02115
Burton Cummings

Don’t miss Burton Cummings, the former lead singer, songwriter, and keyboardist of the Guess Who, performing his hits such as “These Eyes,” “No Time,” “Laughing,” and “Stand Tall,” among many more. The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame describes him as receiving such accolades as John Lennon calling Cummings "his favorite singer” and Robert Plant calling him "one of rock’s best voices.” 

Tickets go on sale June 1 at 10:00 a.m. 

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Tickets on sale June 1

Clinic and Concert with Alexa Tarantino and Dariusz Terefenko

Thursday / November 19, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.
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Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Alto saxophonist Alexa Tarantino and pianist Dariusz Terefenko will present a clinic on strategies for duo improvisation. Students will be invited to duet with the performers during the clinic. Then from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., Tarantino and Terefenko will play a set for the assembled audience. Their repertoire explores the potential of interactive improvisation using lesser-known standard tunes as well as 20th-century post-tonal compositions and original material.

Admission: 
Free

Ramon Castillo: Bleep Blop Electroacoustic Ensemble

Tuesday / September 29, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Ramon Castillo's Bleep Blop Electroacoustic Ensemble has evolved from its humble beginnings as a piano and laptop to an exciting new level of performing technological innovation. Their live setup, composed of people, patchbays, pedals, programming, and more, provides a limitless sonic palette for the audience.

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Free

Felts's Funk Fusion

Tuesday / August 4, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Saxophonist/flutist/synthophonist Randy Felts will lead a small-band funk/fusion concert, playing music by Pee Wee Ellis, John Scofield, the Brecker Brothers, Joe Sample, and David Sanbourn, among others.

Admission: 
Free

Danny Harrington and John Baboian Quartet: 40th Anniversary Celebration

Monday / July 13, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

This concert is a celebration of the 40 years that Danny Harrington and John Baboian have been making music together. They began as students at Berklee in 1975, and that partnership has continued for all the years that they have been members of the Berklee faculty.

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Free

Solo/Duo Guitar Faculty Night IV

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

This is the fourth concert in a series featuring Guitar Department faculty in solo and duo settings. Larry Baione, chair of the Guitar Department, and Kim Perlak, assistant chair, will share the stage with several of the 60 other faculty members, all acclaimed performers in jazz, classical, acoustic, rock, blues, funk, and avant-garde styles.

Admission: 
Free

Solo/Duo Guitar Faculty Night III

Thursday / September 17, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

This is the third concert in a series featuring Guitar Department faculty in solo and duo settings. Larry Baione, chair of the Guitar Department, and Kim Perlak, assistant chair, will share the stage with several of the 60 other faculty members, all acclaimed performers in jazz, classical, acoustic, rock, blues, funk, and avant-garde styles.

Admission: 
Free

Electronic Production and Design Faculty Showcase

Tuesday / March 22, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.
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David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02115

Michael Bierylo, chair of Berklee's Electronic Production and Design Department, presents a program of electronic performances featuring department faculty members.

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Free

Gwen Leathers: Groovalicious

Monday / May 2, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.
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Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
United States
02215

Directed by Gwen Leathers, an instructor in Berklee's Voice Department, Groovalicious showcases the talent and musicianship of some of Berklee's voice students. The students performing are currently taking Voice Department courses such as rhythm section grooves, rehearsal techniques, and advanced performance ensembles. The best students are chosen to audition with a chart or arrangement they have been working on in class, and the chosen finalists are given a chance to perform and display both their vocal talent and their leadership abilities with all styles of music.

Admission: 
Free

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