Berk Recital Hall
The Berk Recital Hall is located on the ground floor at the 1140 Boylston Street building. Named in honor of Berklee's founder Lawrence Berk and his wife Alma, the hall can accomodate 118 audience members.
In his jazz composition portfolio, pianist Chao Xu You will perform original compositions.
Composer and saxophonist Yu Kuga will perform a jazz composition portfolio that features original compositions.
Berklee College of Music faculty members and old friends John Funkhouser (piano) and Jerry Leake (tabla) team up to present a modern take on the ancient tradition of North Indian (Hindustani) classical music, accompanied by brief explanations of the Hindustani concepts of raga (melodic structure) and tala (rhythmic structure).
Mark Shilansky, David Thorne Scott, Eric Byers, and Rich Greenblatt play unique arrangements of jazz standards and originals, as well as reworkings of songs by artists such as Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, the Beatles, and Crowded House.
Jing Hwang, a Malaysian guitarist and contemporary writing and production major, presents originals and arrangements of tunes ranging from progressive rock to jazz fusion and R&B.
Kaoruko Pilkington, an instructor in the Voice Department, presents a set of vocal jazz with a rhythm section.
Sponsored by the Mediterranean Music Institute, Elif Çakmut Sanchez ’17, a Turkish oboist and singer, and Nağme Yarkin, a composer and classical Istanbul kemençe player, will bring a modern vision to traditional Turkish music and perform original compositions.
Singer-songwriter Cindy Latin shares a night of original music, featuring pop and R&B originals with a jazz influence.
Voice principal Jillian Rossi will perform the music of Kesha, Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars, Adele, and her original music. This pop/rock show will have the audience on its feet.
Pianist and composer Andy Lo presents his original compositions and arrangements.
Featuring covers and original music from Veils of Maya, her newly released EP, Mai the Golden will pay tribute to R&B, pop, jazz, and funk musicians who inspired her.
Inspired by vocalists and musicians such as Kim Burrell, Lalah Hathaway, and Melonie Daniels-Walker, vocalist and pianist Cainan will perform a mixture of contemporary jazz, gospel, and R&B with a rhythm section composed of some of the finest instrumentalists at Berklee College of Music.
Drum set principal Axl Colt presents the Paramore Ensemble.
Bassist Marcelo Torres presents a clinic on the development of the bass in contemporary Argentinian music.
Cheyenne Nicole is an effervescent R&B artist from Long Island, New York. In her debut show at Berklee College of Music, she will take her listeners on a powerful journey of story and melody.
Kinami Nakaza will perform originals and covers of her favorite tunes. Exploring genres such as R&B, soul, neo-soul, funk, pop, and rock, she will have the crowd up and moving. Her band includes a rhythm section, horn section, and background vocals.
Alongside friends, Luis Celis will present his latest compositions and arrangements.
Join Rachel DeeLynn and her band for a high-energy performance of pop and rock songs from artists such as Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac, Lady Gaga, and Paramore. The show also will feature several of her own songs.
Destiny Strader and her band present a tribute to the 2000s, featuring songs from industry artist such as Chris Brown and Rihanna.
Juancho Herrera has carved out a singular path with a highly personal synthesis of jazz and South American sounds. With his fourth record, Gaviero, the Colombian-born string wizard, singer, composer, arranger, and producer delivers a striking concept album.