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. 

 

Chao Xu You's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his jazz composition portfolio, pianist Chao Xu You will perform original compositions.

Admission: Free

Yu Kuga's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Friday / August 17, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Composer and saxophonist Yu Kuga will perform a jazz composition portfolio that features original compositions. 

Admission: Free

John Funkhouser and Jerry Leake: North Indian Piano/Tabla Duo

Tuesday / September 11, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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).

Admission: Free

Shilansky / Scott / Byers / Greenblatt

Wednesday / September 12, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Jing Hwang: Flying Underwater

Friday / September 14, 2018 / 7:00 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 tunes ranging from progressive rock to jazz fusion and R&B.

Admission: Free

Kaoruko Pilkington Group

Monday / September 17, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Kaoruko Pilkington, an instructor in the Voice Department, presents a set of vocal jazz with a rhythm section.

Admission: Free

Turkish Modern Traditions

Tuesday / September 18, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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.

Admission: Free

The Music of Cindy Latin

Tuesday / September 18, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Singer-songwriter Cindy Latin shares a night of original music, featuring pop and R&B originals with a jazz influence.

Admission: Free

Jillian Rossi

Wednesday / September 19, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Andy Lo Quartet

Thursday / September 20, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist and composer Andy Lo presents his original compositions and arrangements.

Admission: Free

Mai the Golden: The Unveiling

Thursday / September 20, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Cainan: Introductions

Friday / September 21, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Paramore Ensemble

Friday / September 21, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Drum set principal Axl Colt presents the Paramore Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Marcelo Torres

Monday / September 24, 2018 / 1:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bassist Marcelo Torres presents a clinic on the development of the bass in contemporary Argentinian music.

Admission: Free

Cheyenne Nicole

Monday / September 24, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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.

Admission: Free

Kinami Nakaza: Unleashed

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

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.

Admission: Free

Luis Celis

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

Alongside friends, Luis Celis will present his latest compositions and arrangements.

Admission: Free

Rachel DeeLynn

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

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.

Admission: Free

Destiny Strader: Blast from the Past

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

Destiny Strader and her band present a tribute to the 2000s, featuring songs from industry artist such as Chris Brown and Rihanna.

Admission: Free

Juancho Herrera: Afro-Latin Guitar and Songwriting Tools

Thursday / September 27, 2018 / 1:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

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.

Admission: Free

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