Performance

Faculty Outreach Concert

Saturday / May 17, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115

Berklee City Music presents its annual Faculty Outreach Concert, consisting of the programs of its nine partner schools in the Boston area. An awards presentation follows the show.

Admission: 
Free

Dream Theater

Tuesday / March 25, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Boston Opera House
539 Washington Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02111

Dream Theater, a Grammy-nominated progressive metal band that formed at Berklee in 1985, will perform tracks from its12th and latest album, Dream Theater, including arrangements from Berklee student Eren Basbug, as well as selections from its album Live at Luna Park

"If there’s one thing that Live At Luna Park demonstrates, it’s how wide-ranging Dream Theater actually is musically and how well the members play as an ensemble," says critic Jedd Beaudoin of popmatters.com.

Admission: 
$43.20-$89.35

Bridgette Graham's Senior Recital

Monday / March 31, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Vocalist Bridgette Graham presents an afternoon of R&B, blues, pop, rock, and country.

Admission: 
Free

SangOuk Jung Quartet

Thursday / March 27, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Bassist SangOuk Jung leads his quartet in a recital of original music.

Admission: 
Free

Chris Juris's Senior Recital

Thursday / March 27, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

In his final recital at Berklee, guitarist Chris Juris presents original compositions and the organ music of composer Olivier Messiaen.

Admission: 
Free

Rehearsal Techniques Ensemble

Thursday / May 8, 2014 / 11:00 a.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Vocal students in the Rehearsal Techniques Ensemble perform varied styles with a killer rhythm section.

Admission: 
Free

Vocal Ensembles: Jubilee Spirit and A Cappella

Wednesday / May 7, 2014 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115

Donna McElroy, a former member of the world-renowned Jubilee Singers out of Fisk University, has brought the heritage, faith and beauty of the American Negro Spiritual to Berklee.

Berklee's contemporary a cappella ensemble will present works directed by Joey Blake.

Admission: 
Free

Layth Al Rubaye's Senior Recital

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

In his final recital at Berklee, violinist Layth Al Rubaye presents a night of various styles ranging from classical Arabic to Indian, folk, and improvisation.

Admission: 
Free

Alexis Colett's Senior Recital

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

In her final semester, vocalist and actress Alexis Colett will present an evening of contemporary musical theater pieces and classics.

Admission: 
Free

Bill Banfield and the Jazz Urbane

Wednesday / March 12, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Scullers Jazz Club
400 Soldiers Field Road
Boston
MA
02134
Bill Banfield and the Jazz Urbane

The Jazz Urbane, an evolving and multi-generational group of artists comprised of Berklee students, faculty, and alumni, will debut work from its new album, Playing with Other People’s Heads. At Scullers Jazz Club, the group, established by Berklee Africana Studies leader Bill Banfield, will be joined by special guest Tia Fuller for the performance of songs from the new album, which was guided by the late Grammy Award-winning executive producer George Duke.

Duke mentored Banfield and the Jazz Urbane prior to passing away in 2013. Playing with Other People’s Heads took seven years to complete and features more than 30 Berklee faculty, students, and alumni, including Terri Lyne Carrington, Christian Scott, Greg Osby, and Grace Kelly, among many others.

Admission: 
$25 (or $65 with dinner, parking, and preferred seating included)

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