Performance

Nicolas Sylvestre Group

Monday / February 3, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
Nicolas Sylvestre Group

Nick Sylvestre and his quintet will play a collection of jazz pieces and some original compositions.

Admission: 
Free

Cadenza: Olivia Fortunato's Senior Recital

Tuesday / February 4, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
Olivia Fortunato

Harpist Olivia Fortunato performs classical solos, chamber pieces, and concertos in her final recital at Berklee.

Admission: 
Free

Jacinta Clusellas and Tomás Latorre

Tuesday / February 11, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
Jacinta Clusellas and Tomás Latorre

Tomas Latorre and Jacinta Clusellas, two young composers from Argentina, will present their original compositions and arrangements in the style of Argentine folk, South American fusion, jazz, and more. The concert will feature Tiago Michelin on drums; Josh Plotner on alto saxophone, clarinet, and flute; Lihi Haruvi on alto saxophone and soprano saxophone; Jacinta Clusellas on guitar and vocals; Tomás Latorre on bass and guitar; and special guests.

The event will be broadcast live on the BIRN and recorded. 

Admission: 
Free

Bill Pierce Quartet

Monday / February 10, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Mosesian Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal Street
Watertown
MA
02472
Bill Pierce

Renowned saxophonist and educator Bill Pierce will perform at this Jazz at the Arsenal concert. Pierce, chair of Berklee’s Woodwinds Department, is a 1972 Berklee College of Music graduate who has appeared with artists such as Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder. In 1980, he joined Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, serving as music director and sharing the bandstand with other talented musicians such as Donald Harrison, Wynton and Branford Marsalis, and Bobby Watson.

After three years of recording and touring with Blakey, Pierce joined Berklee’s Woodwind Department while remaining active in both Boston and New York scenes and regularly performing with the Freddie Hubbard Quintet. In 1985, Pierce joined the Tony Williams Quintet. He made five recordings with Williams and toured Europe, Asia, and America. He has also recorded several albums under his own name for the Sunnyside label. Since 1999, Bill has been a member of the Kevin Eubanks Quartet, which has released five recordings. In addition to his many performances and recordings, Pierce is an internationally recognized music educator who has presented clinics in Europe, Asia, and South America as well as throughout the United States.

Admission: 
$20/$18 members; $15 students

Onna Lou

Tuesday / January 29, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

Onna Lou is an Argentinean singer and songwriter mixing rock, pop, jazz, folk and tango. A student majoring in contemporary writing and production at Berklee, Onna Lou will be joined by her band and several guests for a unique evening of music and perspicacious lyrics.

Admission: 
TBA

RESCHEDULED: Varsity Vocals International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella: Northeast Quarterfinal 3

Saturday / February 15, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

This event has been rescheduled for Sunday, February 16, 2014, 7:00 p.m. due to a fast-moving snowstorm. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored on the rescheduled date. Refund requests will be accepted until 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, 2014. Please check your email for additional event communication. 

 

The Varsity Vocals International Championship of A Cappella is the only international tournament that showcases the art of student a cappella singing. Through these competitions, young vocalists have the opportunity to showcase their talent to an international audience and develop relationships with each other, cultivating the art of a cappella singing and a lifelong love of music.

This tournament will feature performances by: Dominance, Five Towns College; Golden Notes, The College of Saint Rose; Harmogeddon, Lesley University; In Achord, Boston University; Pitch Slapped, Berklee College of Music; Pitch, Please!, Northeastern University; The Blend, Wheaton College; The CharlieChords, Berklee College of Music; The Y Chromotones, Berklee College of Music; and Veritones, Harvard University.

Admission: 
$12 in advance, $17 day of show or $10 in advance, $15 day of show with student ID, general admission

Lunar New Year Concert

Friday / January 31, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

The Berklee Chinese Student Association is hosting a night of music to celebrate the Lunar New Year. The Lunar New Year, or "Spring Festival" as it is known in China, marks the end of the winter season and the beginning of a new year on the Chinese calendar. The concert will feature a variety of music ranging from traditional Chinese folk to contemporary pop and jazz. Students from Berklee and neighboring Boston schools will perform in several different ensembles.

Admission: 
$16, $21

Steelgrass Five-Year Anniversary Luau

Friday / February 28, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Have you ever attended a Hawaiian luau? Come celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Steelgrass Residency with music, poetry, and delicious Hawaiian food. Presented by faculty Fender bassist Danny Mo, come feel warm on a chilly winter's evening. Mahalo!

Admission: 
Free

Jazz, Yes We Can

Monday / March 31, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Jazz Revelation Records presents an assortment of artists who have recorded songs for Berklee’s student-run record label. The music featured will be selections from Jazz Revelation Records’ 12th album, Catalyst, and a new recording in progress.

Admission: 
Free

Background and Beyond

Monday / May 5, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Students in Gabrielle Goodman's background vocals class present an assortment of selections.

Admission: 
Free

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