Performance

Kenny Cha and Friends

Friday / March 7, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Guitarist Kenny Cha and his friends will play jazz standards and a selection of original compositions and arrangements.

Admission: 
Free

Johnny Hallyday

Saturday / May 10, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
Johnny Hallyday

Iconic French rocker Johnny Hallyday delivers a spectacular show with rock guitars, irresistible melodies, timeless tunes, and an undeniably strong stage presence. Famous for his trademark deep and rasping voice, Hallyday fills arenas and stadiums across France with fans of all ages. His legendary musical career spans a half-century, with more than 110 million records. Hallyday has 21 platinum albums and 8 French music awards (Victoires de la Musique) to his name, and has appeared in 36 movies and performed for more than 28 million fans.

Admission: 
$79, $59, $49, $30, reserved seating

Alex Ispa-Cowan Senior Recital

Thursday / March 6, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Guitarist Alexander Ispa-Cowan performs a mix of original compositions and unique arrangements of jazz standards in an intimate trio setting.

Admission: 
Free

Cam Wharram: C Dub Trois Meets Berklee

Monday / March 10, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

C Dub Trois, a three-piece group led by Cam Wharram with an eclectic blend of styles from contemporary jazz to odd-metered funk, will perform. 

Admission: 
Free

Madi Proz: Strangers in the City

Thursday / March 6, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Singer-songwriter Madison Proznick performs a variety of originals and covers in a mix of styles including jazz, soul, and indie-pop.

Admission: 
Free

Jeff Fogleman: Gigantic Ant

Thursday / March 6, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Bassist Jeffrey Fogleman performs his senior recital with his rock/fusion band, Gigantic Ant.

Admission: 
Free

Varsity Vocals International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella: Northeast Semifinal

Saturday / March 29, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

A cappella groups from colleges and universities throughout the Northeast compete for a chance to perform at the next round in New York City.

This tournament will feature performances by: 

Absolut A Cappella, SUNY New Paltz; Pitch, Please, Northeastern University; Pitch Slapped, Berklee College of Music; Potsdam Pointercounts, SUNY Potsdam; For Good Measure, Emmanuel College; Choral Pleasure, SUNY Purchase; Acappellics Anonymous, Emerson College; the Downbeats, Northeastern University; UniSons, Northeastern University; the Hexachords, UMass Amherst; and the Vocal Suspects, UMass Amherst. Two more groups will be added to this lineup once the quarterfinal winners are announced. 

 

 
 

 

 

Admission: 
$30, $25 with student ID, reserved seating

Mohit Chauhan

Sunday / March 23, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

Mohit Chauhan is an Indian pop and playback singer most known for his romantic ballads. He is a four-time recipient of the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer and two-time recipient of the Zee Cine Awards, Star Screen Awards and IIFA.

Chauhan previously sang Indian pop songs with the band Silk Route, and his Bollywood career began when he contributed a song by A. R. Rahman to the 2006 film Rang De Basanti.

His songs—"Khoon Chala," from Rang De Basanti; "Tum Se Hi," from the film Jab We Met, composed by Pritam; and "Masakali" from the film Delhi-6, composed by Rahman—were extremely successful. All his songs from the 2011 film Rockstar have become anthems, earning him numerous awards. He was also awarded for "Ye Dooriyan," from Love Aaj Kal and "Pee Loon," from Once Upon a Time in Mumbai. Apart from this, Mohit sang in many other Bollywood movies, including Road, EMI, Welcome to Sajjanpur, Kismat Konnection, Fashion, Anjaana Anjaani, Tanu Weds Manu, Love Aaj Kal, Kaminey, New York, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Barfi, Kkrish 3, Dhoom 3 and Ye Jawaani Hai Deewani.

Admission: 
$130, $100, $80, $60, $40, reserved seating

Women in Jazz: Geri Allen meets Shamie Royston

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Grammy-winning composer and pianist Geri Allen will present a concert led by Berklee faculty member Tia Fuller and the Rainbow Ensembles featuring arrangements by up-and-coming pianist, composer, and arranger Shamie Royston.

Allen's career has spanned several genres. She was a charter member of both the Black Rock Coalition and the Brooklyn M-Base movement, a collective including saxophonist Steve Coleman, and other significant contributors. Allen played on several of Coleman's albums, including his first, 1985's Motherland Pulse, and Coleman also played on her composition "The Dancer" on the LP In the Middle (released in 1986), which featured veteran tap dancer Lloyd Story.

Allen also composed "The Glide Was in the Ride," performed by The Steve Coleman Group, listed on the new Smithsonian Collection of Classic Jazz. She was also nominated for an Independent Music Award in 2011 in the Live Performance Album category, and for Best Jazz Pianist by the Jazz Journalists Association.

Admission: 
Free

Billy Childs

Thursday / April 24, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Award-winning pianist and composer Billy Childs leads a quartet in performance of some of his small ensemble compositions. Childs is the recipient of a 2013 Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, and has earned three Grammy awards and ten Grammy nominations.

Admission: 
Free

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