Performance

Edwin Pabon

Thursday / August 14, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Mozart Park
10 Mozart Street
Boston
MA
02130
Edwin Pabon

Edwin Pabon is a salsa music singer and instructor whose band has performed with some of the top Latin music icons, including Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Tito Nieves, Giovanni Hidalgo, Eddie Palmieri and many more.

This concert is part of the annual Tito Puente Latin Music Series, presented by Berklee College of Music, IBA - Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, and the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department. This six-concert series takes place in July and August and is an infectious soundscape of live Latin music and dance, with a strong salsa influence, in parks around the cityPerformers include Berklee faculty, students, alumni, and world-renowned artists from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Ecuador, Brazil, and throughout Latin America.

 
Admission: 
Free

Performance Majors' Recitals: Part 1

Monday / December 15, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Second-year performance majors in the Piano Department come together to perform in solo a piece of their choice. This recital is one of three recurring concerts at the end of each semester. Led by Piano Department professor Laszlo Gardony.

Admission: 
Free

Frankie Rodriguez

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
O'Day Park
85 West Newton Street
Boston
MA
United States
Frankie Rodriguez

Puerto Rican percussionist Frankie Rodríguez has been a mainstay in the New England music scene as the go-to bandleader whenever salsa superstars are performing in the region. Some of the artists he has performed with include the legendary Ismael Miranda, Larry Harlow, Lalo Rodríguez, Cheo Feliciano, and many, many more. His band, Homenaje a la Salsa, joins forces with some of the most talented performers from the region and offers an exciting blend of salsa hits from the '70s, '80s, '90s, and today.

This concert is part of the annual Tito Puente Latin Music Series, presented by Berklee, Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA), and the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department. This six-concert series takes place in July and August and is an infectious soundscape of live Latin music and dance, with a strong salsa influence, in parks around the cityPerformers include Berklee faculty, students, alumni, and world-renowned artists from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Ecuador, Brazil, and throughout Latin America.

Admission: 
Free

Performance Majors' Recitals: Part 2

Wednesday / May 7, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Second-year performance majors in the Piano Department come together to perform in solo a piece of their choice. This recital is one of three recurring concerts at the end of each semester. Led by Piano Department professor Laszlo Gardony.

Admission: 
Free

Bernardo Hernandez and La Tradicion

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Mission Hill Playground
1545 Tremont Street
Boston
MA
United States
02120

Berklee alumnus and professor Bernardo Hernandez was born in Caracas, Venezuela and started playing the Venezuelan cuatro at the age of 8. He switched to harp and eventually to the classical guitar, and by the age of 15 he was working regularly, appearing on TV shows and touring the Caribbean and Latin America, receiving valuable experience at an unusually young age. In 1977 Bernardo moved to Spain to continue his guitar studies, and in 1980 he moved to the United States and graduated from Berklee College of Music in Jazz Composition and arranging.

Over the years, he has written arrangements and performed with artists as diverse as Cachao; Gloria Estefan; Juan Luis Guerra; Bebo and Chucho Valdez; Ruben Blades; Ismael Miranda; Larry Harlow; Soledad Bravo; Vicky Carr; Chequeré; Tito Gomez; Humano; Antonio Lauro; Victor Mendoza; Pablo Milanes; Dan Moretti; Jetro Da Silva; the Pampero Studio Orchestra; the Pan-American and Palladium 51 big bands; Los Pleneros del Coco; Tito Puente Jr.; Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez; Oscar Stagnaro; Eguie Castrillo big band; Cecilia Todd; Roberto Vizcaino; Giovanny Hidalgo; and Nancy Wilson.

This concert is part of the annual Tito Puente Latin Music Series, presented by Berklee College of Music, IBA - Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, and the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department. This six-concert series takes place in July and August and is an infectious soundscape of live Latin music and dance, with a strong salsa influence, in parks around the cityPerformers include Berklee faculty, students, alumni, and world-renowned artists from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Ecuador, Brazil, and throughout Latin America.

Admission: 
Free

Beautiful Songs from Latin America

Thursday / November 20, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Students of Mili Bermejo perform this semester's work, which entails transcribing and arranging songs of different styles from regions in Latin America.

Admission: 
Free

Autumn Winds, Flutes, and Pianos

Wednesday / November 12, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

The Autumn Winds and Piano Ensemble and the Berklee Flute Choir, directed by professor Wendy Rolfe, will present a concert featuring a variety of music, including Latin, baroque, romantic, and more. Lively and lyrical classical favorites, originals by Berklee musicians, and music from across the globe will be performed by some of the college's finest woodwind, piano, and rhythm section players.

Admission: 
Free

Eguie Castrillo and Mar del Norte

Thursday / July 17, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
East Boston Greenway
42 Marginal Street
Boston
MA
United States
02128

Berklee professor Eguie Castrillo is a Grammy Award winner (Arturo Sandoval’s Latin Jazz 1998 record of the year) and an engaging showman who performs year-round along with his mambo/Latin jazz/salsa bands in concerts, festivals, parties, and clubs all around the United States. 

He has performed and recorded with prominent world music figures such as Tito Puente, the Boston Pops, Jennifer Lopez, Donna Summer, Steve Winwood, California Transit Authority (CTA), Blood Sweat & Tears, Tom Jones, Arturo Sandoval, KC and the Sunshine Band, Celia Cruz, United Nations Orchestra, and Michael Brecker, and he has sizzled many stages around the world with his infectious rhythm and electrifying performances in Europe, Asia, South America, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Puerto Rico.

This concert is part of the annual Tito Puente Latin Music Series, presented by Berklee College of Music, IBA - Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción, and the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department. This six-concert series takes place in July and August and is an infectious soundscape of live Latin music and dance, with a strong salsa influence, in parks around the city. Performers include Berklee faculty, students, alumni, and world-renowned artists from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Ecuador, Brazil, and throughout Latin America.

Admission: 
Free

D Mo's Family Reunion

Monday / November 3, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

The annual D Mo's Family Reunion will celebrate the magic of music, and the newest recipient of the Wes Wehmiller Scholarship Award will be introduced.

Admission: 
Free

Halloween Storytellers

Thursday / October 30, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Now in its 18th year, Storytellers features Berklee singers and singer-songwriters in an intimate concert performance. Since the concert falls on the night before Halloween, expect spooky songs, ghoulish giggles, and devilish delights.

Admission: 
Free

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