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. 

 

Role of Music in Community, Health, and Wellness in South Africa

Tuesday / October 23, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Joy Allen, chair of the Music Therapy Department at Berklee College of Music, will interview McCoy Mrubata and Paul Hanmer regarding their experiences related to music in South African society with respect to community engagement, health, and wellness.

Admission: Free

Maurice Soque: With a Little Help from My Friends

Tuesday / October 23, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Maurice Soque presents a saxophone-heavy showcase of music and arrangements created throughout his time at Berklee College of Music, with the help of friends he made along the way.

Admission: Free

Nuclear Apathy

Tuesday / October 23, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Max Boras presents, Nuclear Apathy, a hard rock/metal band that fuses sounds of old and new. 

Admission: Free

Joana Elena with DEJÀN

Wednesday / October 24, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

DEJÀN is a soul family of world jazz. (“De” means “of” or “from” in Spanish, and “Jan” is Azerbaijani for “soul” or “family.”) The group’s ethnic rhythms, Latin roots, and Middle Eastern improvisation takes audiences on a musical journey around the world.

Admission: Free

Trace Zacur Presents Trace Elements

Thursday / October 25, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Dynamic tenor saxophonist Trace Zacur presents an authentic fusion blend of jazz and R&B.

Admission: Free

John Conlin

Thursday / October 25, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Canadian singer-songwriter John Conlin performs a variety of dramatic pop songs, including covers and originals.

Admission: Free

Kelly Vargas

Friday / October 26, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Kelly Vargas is a singer-songwriter from Long Island, New York. Accompanied by her band, Vargas will present original compositions from alternative indie/pop, R&B, and soul genres.

Admission: Free

Togetherness

Monday / October 29, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Riwal Perchoc presents original music and arrangements performed by a hybrid jazz/chamber ensemble.

Admission: Free

Vasya Popova: eARTh

Monday / October 29, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Voice principal Vasya Popova presents an intimate acoustic experience.

Admission: Free

Jing Hwang: Flying Underwater

Tuesday / October 30, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Jing Hwang, a Malaysian guitarist and contemporary writing and production major, presents originals and arrangements of cover tunes ranging from progressive rock to jazz fusion and R&B.

Admission: Free

Lorren Chiodo

Tuesday / October 30, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Saxophonist, vocalist, and composer Lorren Chiodo will showcase her latest original works, blending neo-soul and contemporary R&B styles with saxophone effects and electronic elements.

Admission: Free

Eunike Tanzil Sextet

Wednesday / October 31, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Eunike Tanzil presents arrangements and compositions, with a fun blend of classical, jazz, and traditional Indonesian music.

Admission: Free

Aman Jagwani

Wednesday / October 31, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Aman Jagwani will present an array of original music and arrangements that display his influences and experiences in India and Boston. The style will be jazz, along with the fusion of different grooves and cultures to create varying improvisational contexts.

Admission: Free

Henrique De Almeida and John Ramsay: Extensions from the Teachings of Alan Dawson

Thursday / November 1, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Berklee College of Music professors Henrique De Almeida and John Ramsay present a drum set clinic, expanding on the teachings of legendary jazz master teacher Alan Dawson.

Admission: Free

Sunny Lai Presents Biiru

Thursday / November 1, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Biiru, featuring drummer Sunny Lai, performs a set of original music. Formed in summer 2017, Biiru is an instrumental duo with math rock influences.

Admission: Free

Jakob Landry: Piano Recital

Thursday / November 1, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Jakob Landry presents a concert of baroque, classical, and romantic piano music from Bach to Liszt, as well as newly composed, original music.

Admission: Free

Brandon Miles Shelton Constellation

Friday / November 2, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Brandon Miles Shelton Constellation consists of gifted musicians of different backgrounds coming together to paint a picture musically.

Admission: Free

Jihyung Hong

Friday / November 2, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Drummer and composer Jihyung Hong presents original compositions in the jazz and fusion genres.

Admission: Free

The Sugar Road: From India to the Middle East

Monday / November 5, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Sugar Road focuses on a new view and perspective of the music of the Americas through the sugar industry. This presentation will show how music tells us the story of sugar in the era of precolonial America.

Admission: Free

Folk Collective

Monday / November 5, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Almira Izumchensky presents a mix of classical, original, and fusion music.

Admission: Free

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