Performance

Ruri Matsumura: Foggy Lullaby

Tuesday / November 25, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Singer Ruri Matsumura performs covers of a selection of songs from her childhood, including pieces by the Carpenters, the Beatles, Leon Russell, Chick Corea, and J. S. Bach.

Admission: 
Free

Ruri Matsumura: Place To Be

Friday / July 25, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Singer Ruri Matsumura gives a performance of original compositions and arrangements, covering a range of various styles and instrumentations.

Admission: 
Free

Quintet East Plays the Music of Bain Smith

Tuesday / August 5, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Quintet East, comprised of Five-Week program faculty members, will play the music of Bain Smith under his direction.

Admission: 
Free

Guitar Sessions: Jeff Lockhart

Wednesday / July 9, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

Guitarist and Berklee professor Jeffrey Lockhart has performed with Meshell Ndegeocello, Mike Clark, Bill Summers, Sam Kininger Band, Lettuce, Richie Goods of Nuclear Fusion, and Al Evans of Soulive and Play on Brother Band. Lockhart has recordings wtih Beyoncé and Dido, and is the former musical director for Brian McKnight. 

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Vocal Summit: Overboard

Wednesday / June 25, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

Having elevated itself far beyond its humble street performing roots, the Boston vocal band Overboard can be heard serving up its high-powered, soul-infused vocal rock from Maine to California and beyond. The band has been featured entertainment on American Idol as well as on the CBS Early Show.

Overboard has been nominated for 10 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards and 18 A Cappella Community Awards in the last three years.

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Vocal Summit: Peter Eldridge

Tuesday / June 24, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

Peter Eldridge is a singer, songwriter, pianist, and a founding member of the vocal group New York Voices (NYV), which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. NYV has recorded eight albums. Two projects they collaborated on have received Grammys, one with the Count Basie Orchestra and the other with Paquito D’Rivera. 

Eldridge performs, composes and arranges, records, and teaches. Following nearly 20 years at the Manhattan School of Music as the head of its graduate Jazz Voice Department, he joined the voice faculty at Berklee this past fall.

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The Music of John Scofield

Wednesday / August 6, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

The Nicholas Urie Large Ensemble will perform arrangements, written by Urie, of music composed by John Scofield. This collection of arrangements was commissioned by Denmark's Klüvers Big Band for its Scandinavian tour with Scofield in 2010 and includes pieces written throughout the guitarist's career.

Urie has been commissioned to write music for concerts, recordings, and television broadcasts with many artists, including Vince Mendoza, Kurt Elling, John Scofield, Donny McCaslin, Bill Stewart, Dave Samuels, Dominique Eade, the Metropole Orchestra, NPS Channel 3, Skavlan TV, the Klüvers Big Band, the NDR Big Band, the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra, the Berklee Chamber Orchestra, and the Clazz Ensemble, among others.

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Vocal Summit: Faculty Showcase

Monday / June 23, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

Members of Berklee's Vocal Summit Faculty perform contemporary music of all types. This performance features Gabrielle Goodman, Adrian Sicam, Alli Beaudry, Andrea Capozzoli, Tom Baskett, and Christine Fawson.

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Jen Aldana

Friday / December 12, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Jen Aldana
Image courtesy of the artist

Local songwriter and performer Jen Aldana will perform some of her favorite songs and originals in the styles of folk, rock, and soul.

Admission: 
Free

Dag Hanken's Senior Recital

Friday / December 12, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115

Drummer Dag Hanken gives his final recital at Berklee. The concert will showcase improvised electronic music as well as Dag's Boston-based indie band, Night Lights.

Admission: 
Free

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