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. 

 

The Music of Fred Lipsius: A Celebration of 35 Years at Berklee

Monday / November 25, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

A multiple Grammy Award winner who has amassed nine gold records, woodwind associate professor Fred Lipsius is retiring from Berklee College of Music after 35 years. He will present some of his best-known compositions.

Admission: Free

Piano Department Performance Major Recital

Tuesday / November 26, 2019 / 1:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Join us for a recital featuring fifth-semester piano performance majors playing a wide range of repertoire in a solo or duo setting.

Admission: Free

Andy Lo Jazz Orchestra

Monday / December 2, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Composer Andy Lo presents original compositions and arrangements with his jazz orchestra.

Admission: Free

Zishi Liu: Jazz Trip

Tuesday / December 3, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Chinese composer Zishi Liu presents his senior jazz composition recital, featuring original compositions and arrangements.

Admission: Free

Namwhee Cho: Look What Berklee Has Done to You

Wednesday / December 4, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Namwhee Cho presents original compositions that feature many colors and shapes.

Admission: Free

Marcela Bastida Quinonez: New Beginnings

Friday / December 6, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

For her jazz composition portfolio, Marcela Bastida Quinonez, a pianist and composer from Mexico, presents original compositions and arrangements in a big-band setting.

Admission: Free

Sienna Marie Tabron: The Sound of Metamorphosis

Monday / December 9, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Orlando Vick, a gospel recording artist, producer, and motivational speaker, partners with first-year master’s student Sienna Marie Tabron.

Admission: Free

Yao Lu’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / December 10, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Yao Lu is a pop-rock singer-songwriter with a powerful voice and great showmanship. For her senior recital, Lu will perform original songs and well-chosen covers.

Admission: Free

Billy Childs Ensemble

Wednesday / December 11, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Jazz Composition Department at Berklee College of Music presents Billy Childs and a student ensemble performing arrangements and compositions of the Grammy Award–winning artist.

Admission: Free

Daniel Ko

Thursday / December 12, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Daniel Ko will perform music inspired by every city in which he has lived or visited. Like many students at Berklee, Ko comes from a multicultural background, and his goal for this recital is to capture the essence of all these cities.

Admission: Free

Frank Giampietro’s Senior Recital

Monday / December 16, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Drummer Frank Giampietro presents a night of rock, funk, and jazz fusion, featuring incredible musicians with whom he has had the pleasure of working throughout his time at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Background and Beyond

Tuesday / December 17, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Background Vocal Ensemble of Berklee College of Music professor Gabrielle Goodman performs, singing hits by Mariah Carey, Donny Hathaway, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, and others. The students will sing soulful and inspiring R&B songs, as well as holiday music.

Admission: Free

Maximo Abraham’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / December 17, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Maximo Abraham is an Argentinian-born guitar player. His senior recital consists of originals and cover songs that feature his Argentinian musical roots.

Admission: Free

Directed Study Seminar Concert

Wednesday / December 18, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Enjoy original works for various chamber ensembles by students from the Composition Department at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Solo Piano Recital

Thursday / December 19, 2019 / 1:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Students of faculty pianist Neil Olmstead will perform works from the classical and jazz solo piano repertoire.

Admission: Free

Weisheng Wu: Onward

Thursday / December 19, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Guitarst Weisheng Wu presents several cover versions of his favorite tunes.

Admission: Free

Xing Chen: Colorful End

Friday / December 20, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

For his senior recital at Berklee College of Music, vocalist Xing Chen will perform 10 songs with his band and friends in mixed genres and languages. The concert also will feature original compositions.

Admission: Free

Jono Smithers’s Senior Recital

Friday / December 20, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

For his senior recital, guitarist Jono Smithers presents a diverse mix of music, ranging from various standards to hip-hop and R&B.

Admission: Free

John Funkhouser’s Brothers Sextet

Friday / January 31, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Together for 20 years, John Funkhouser’s Brothers Sextet brings unbridled joy and spontaneity to each concert, along with empathy, fire, virtuosity, and profound intimacy.

Admission: Free

Global Strings Ensemble in Performance

Tuesday / February 4, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Directed by Beth Bahia Cohen, the Global Strings Ensemble presents a performance of traditional string music from various countries.

Admission: Free

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