Concert

Juan Gaviria's Final Recital

Friday / August 16, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Originally from Pereira, Colombia, guitarist Juan Gaviria will present his final recital, infusing elements of jazz and R&B into the folkloric music of South America. Gaviria and his group will be interpreting some of the great American and Latin standards as well as presenting original compositions.

Admission: 
Free

Ekaterina Ramzhaeva: Under the Umbrella Of Music

Wednesday / August 7, 2013 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Alto saxophone player and composer Ekaterina Ramzhaeva will present her recital with a jazz band playing originals and contemporary standards.

Admission: 
Free

Summer Bash with Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, JD Blair, and Derico Watson

Saturday / June 15, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
Victor Wooten

Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, J.D. Blair, and Derico Watson perform in conjunction with the Victor Wooten/Berklee College of Music Summer Bass Program. The evening's repertoire will include a demonstration of bass extremes, Wooten's solo material, and jazz classics. Students participating in the program may take the stage to show off their skills alongside the bass masters.

Admission: 
$8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

Matt Pinto's Senior Recital

Monday / August 12, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Senior performance major and guitarist Matt Pinto directs an hour of music.

Admission: 
Free

Eduardo Mercuri

Tuesday / August 13, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Eduardo Mercuri

Guitarist Eduardo Mercuri and his group perform a set of his original music. Born in Curitiba, Brazil, Mercuri is also a mandolinist, composer, and arranger.

Influenced by his father, he had his first contact with music very early and began playing guitar at age 11. Mercuri has studied with Vittor Santos, Osiel Fonseca, Oliver Pellet, Daniel Santiago, Mick Goodrick, Bruce Bartlett, and Steve Rochinski, among others.

Watch Mercuri on guitar in the video below:

Admission: 
Free

Allison French's Farewell Rock Show

Thursday / August 15, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Allison French, singer of hard rock band Helicopria, will be joined by friends and peers for her final performance at Berklee. The set will feature hard rock and alternative rock styles.

Watch a teaser of French singing with Helicopria here:

Admission: 
Free

Kartikeya Srivastava

Thursday / August 1, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Kartikeya Srivastava

In a performance titled "The Lucknow Experiment," drummer Kartikeya Srivastava presents a recital of original compositions.

Admission: 
Free

Matt Russo Group

Friday / July 26, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Guitarist Matt Russo leads a nine-piece group for a set of original contemporary music that draws on jazz, hip-hop, funk, and R&B.

Admission: 
Free

Cyril Lojda

Tuesday / August 6, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

In his performance Different Levels of Devils, drummer Cyril Lojda and his group will present an afternoon of original compositions and jazz arrangements.

Listen to samples of Lojda's music here.

Admission: 
Free

Five-Week Performing Songwriter Concert

Thursday / August 1, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Winners of the Five-Week Songwriting Contest will perform their songs.

Admission: 
Free

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