Saturday / May 31, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Join us for an evening of traditional and contemporary opera scenes performed by the participants of the second season of the New England Opera Intensive. Our singers have been studying the craft and techniques of performing opera throughout a three-week intensive course of classes, workshops, and rehearsals. This program is the culmination of their study. All scenes will be fully staged and costumed.
Monday / June 2, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Professor of Harp Felice Pomeranz and her quartet will present some original selections and specially arranged pieces to be taken on Felice's tours this summer.
Tuesday / June 3, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
The Berklee City Music program presents a performance of select instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles. Ensembles featured include the Jazz Big Band, the eight-piece "Mingus" Ensemble, and three other jazz combos.
Wednesday / June 4, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
This day and evening of creative improvised music features renowned composer/improviser and pianist Dave Burrell, who will lead a discussion and performance with Berklee guitar professor Garrison Fewell.
Friday / June 6, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
A small group of Chapman University's Conservatory of Music vocal majors and faculty are taking their show to Boston for three exclusive ensemble performances that will include highlights from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Donizetti’s Elixir of Love, and Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffman.
Friday / June 13, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.
In conjunction with the Victor Wooten/Berklee College of Music Summer Bass Program, faculty will perform a variety of music showcasing its skills and musicality. With J.D. Blair and Derico Watson on drums, the finale will also include the program directors: Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey.
Monday / June 16, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Faculty member Tony "Thunder" Smith will lead a rock drum set clinic for students participating in the Berklee Percussion Festival.
Monday / June 16, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
Faculty member Nancy Zeltsman will perform for students of the Berklee Percussion Festival.
Tuesday / June 17, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
The Percussion Department's Assistant Chair, Yoron Israel, and his band, the Key Players, will lead a clinic for students participating in the Berklee Percussion Festival. The clinic will focus on jazz drumming, ensemble performance, and rehearsal techniques.
Wednesday / June 18, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Faculty member Kim Plainfield will lead a Fusion Drum Set Clinic for students participating in the Berklee Percussion Festival.
Thursday / June 19, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Assistant Chair of the Ensemble Department, Sean Skeete, will lead a drum set clinic on Afro-Caribbean drum styles with a backing ensemble.
Thursday / June 19, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.
This concert will feature one of this year's Berklee Percussion Festival guest artists, Mario DeCiutiis, performing on the MalletKAT and other electronic percussion instruments manufactured by this company.
Monday / June 30, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
Singer-songwriter Heather Schmid, her husband Dr. Rafay Mehdi, and Berklee faculty member Jon Finn will present a unique musical project. Their combined efforts blend classical, pop, world, blues and jazz musical sensibilities with neuroscience.
Monday / June 30, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Alto saxophonist Syl DuBenion and his quintet present original music featuring vocalist Raquel Rivera.
Tuesday / July 1, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Faculty bassist Sandro Scoccia and his band play the traditional music of northeastern Brazil, sometimes in the traditional style and other times mixed with funk grooves.
Wednesday / July 2, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.
The Berklee Voice Faculty will sing selections of Italian songs and arias of the 17th and 18th centuries. These songs are often performed by students as their traditional requirement for their proficiencies. This is a demonstration of how to do it.
Monday / July 14, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Kai Turnbull presents a concert of high-energy electronica, presented by Electronic Production and Design students, and featuring live improvised sets on laptops and controllers.
Wednesday / July 16, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.
Boston-based global folk ensemble Women of the World shares the stage with Anyango, the world’s first known female nyatiti player.
Wednesday / July 16, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
Ron Reid directs this combined faculty/student ensemble, which blends Afro-Cuban, reggae, R&B, and soca into an infectious mix of improvisation and danceable grooves. The program will feature originals, traditional Caribbean music, and popular songs arranged for Caribbean jazz-fusion ensemble.
Friday / July 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Denny Dias, the legendary guitarist and founding member of Steely Dan, performs with Lisa Jason.