Concert

Taewan Kim: Reminisce

Tuesday / July 2, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Pianist Taewan Kim presents his album release concert.

Admission: 
Free

Vocal Summit Faculty Showcase

Monday / June 24, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

Faculty from Berklee's Vocal Summit program will perform in different styles (pop, rock, R&B, jazz, etc.) for Vocal Summit students.

Admission: 
Free

Eunjin Ahn: A Song for You

Friday / July 5, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Pianist and singer Eunjin Ahn will present a concert of contemporary Christian music.

Admission: 
Free

Brian Plautz: Chroma

Friday / July 5, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Chroma

Jazz quintet Chroma presents original compositions featuring a modern yet accessible sound with its roots in groove. Chroma is comprised of Berklee students Brian Plautz (saxophone), Alex Conroy (guitar), Joel Hill (piano), Brian Benton (bass), and Matt Raphaelian (drums). Emphasizing melody and emotion, Chroma’s music is featured on Jazz Revelation Records’ 2013 release and is showcased on the quintet's independent release, Pentameter.

Listen to samples of Chroma’s music here, and/or see this video:

Admission: 
Free

Davis Whitfield

Thursday / June 20, 2013 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
02108
Davis Whitfield

As the son of two musicians, Davis Whitfield's early years in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were filled with music. He began playing guitar at age five and moved to Jersey City, New Jersey, at eight, where he began studying piano. While attending high school, Whitfield was accepted by the Jersey City University Visual and Performing Arts Program and served as the principal pianist in its jazz ensemble for four years. In 2008, Whitfield became the assistant director for the Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra, writing arrangements and performing weekly at the Jazz Standard in New York City.

Whitfield received a scholarship from the National Foundation for Advancement of the Arts and attended the 2011 YoungArts Week in Miami, Florida. He also received full scholarships to attend the Berklee Summer Jazz Workshop in 2009–2010 and a presidential scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music for his undergraduate degree.

Admission: 
Free

Clifton Williams

Thursday / July 18, 2013 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common
Boston
MA
02108
Clifton Williams

At 21 years old, Clifton Williams is an accomplished pianist from Washington, D.C. In the spring of 2010, Williams was invited by the U.S Ambassador to Vienna to perform a series of concerts in Vienna, Austria, and Paris, France. He is a graduate (valedictorian) of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts High School and now attends Berklee College of Music on a presidential scholarship. While at Berklee, he has taken full advantage of its prominence, accompanying numerous concerts, vocal classes, and recitals.

Recently, Williams has toured with the Harlem Gospel Choir both nationally and internationally. He is a dual major in music education and contemporary writing and production. He aspires to be a well-rounded musician and an inspiration to all who encounter him.

Admission: 
Free

Passing the Mic with Studio Heat

Friday / June 7, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
Studio Heat

Members of the Blue Hill Boys and Girls Club of Boston’s Studio Heat will perform. These talented musicians have opened for Ne-Yo and worked with the likes of D.M.C. from RUN-D.M.C. to Tom Hamilton from Aerosmith. Studio heat is known for getting crowds fired up, which they have done at Gillette Stadium, among other venues. At the beginning of this NBA season, Studio Heat helped lead a tribute song for the Boston Celtics and Studio Heat musicians have previously performed with the Berklee hip-hop ensemble.

Admission: 
Free. Ticket required.

Jihye Lee: For You

Tuesday / July 9, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Vocalist and composer Jihye Lee presents a concert of her original compositions.

Hear samples of her music here.

Admission: 
Free

Juan Pérez Rodriguez

Tuesday / June 11, 2013 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Pianist Juan Pérez Rodriguez experiments with a blend of flamenco and jazz sounds.

Admission: 
FREE

Do Young Kim

Wednesday / June 12, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

Jazz bass player Do Young Kim performs his final recital at Berklee.

Admission: 
FREE

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