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 Iran

Monday / March 2, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

This clinic will feature guest artist Sahba Motallebi, a tar and setar player and Iranian musician, exploring different aspects of Persian musical traditions. Motallebi will be assisted by kamancheh player and vocalist Mehdi Bagheri as well as Iranian vocalist/pianist/arranger Parham Haghighi.

Admission: Free

The Music Of Persia

Monday / March 2, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

This Middle Eastern Festival clinic will feature the guest artists who will perform at the Seventh Annual Berklee Middle Eastern Festival (The Music Of Persia) at the Berklee Performance Center on March 3. 

Admission: Free

Composition Awards Concert

Monday / March 2, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Berklee's top student composers present their diverse and energetic music.

Admission: Free

Jeongyoon Ha's Senior Recital

Monday / March 2, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

In her final recital at Berklee, clarinet principal and composer Jeongyoon Ha presents originals and arrangements in the styles of jazz and classical music.

Admission: Free

Jung Youn Ha's Senior Recital

Monday / March 2, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Clarinetist Jung Youn Ha will present her original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards along with two solo clarinet pieces.

Admission: Free

Brass Master Class with Marshall Gilkes

Tuesday / March 3, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Trombonist and composer Marshall Gilkes will conduct a brass master class and critique various student groups on their original compositions. Sean Jones, chair of the Brass Department, will host a brief Q&A during the class. 

Admission: Free

Carlos Capacho: The Cuatro Project

Tuesday / March 3, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Venezuelan cuatro player Carlos Capacho gives a performance of his original repertoire, featuring merengue, jazz, bossa nova, and other music in various unusual time signatures, with a diverse group of musicians from the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.

Admission: Free

Multicello: A Night with Steph Dye

Tuesday / March 3, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Cellist Steph Dye presents her senior recital as a one-woman cello choir. 

Admission: Free

Toby Kearney's Senior Recital

Wednesday / March 4, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

In his final recital at Berklee, drummer Toby Kearney presents a collection of old and new funk tunes.

Admission: Free

Piano Reimagined with Barbara Lieurance

Wednesday / March 4, 2015 / 6:30 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Barbara Lieurance produces sounds from the piano unlike any other artist. In this concert she will play works by Berklee faculty and students.

Admission: Free

Jake Richter and Friends

Thursday / March 5, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Jacob Richter and his group perform funk and soul music.

Admission: Free

Colombian Drum Set: Traditional and Marching Bands Workshop

Friday / March 6, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Martin Vejarano, a New York–based Colombian percussionist/composer, offers a workshop and master class on the Colombian drum set and musical traditions. The workshop will include a Q&A as well as some hands-on time where some students will be invited to play.

Admission: Free

Jacob Ferrini: Lands

Friday / March 6, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Electric bassist Jacob Ferrini and his ten-piece band, Lands, perform neo-soul, funk, jazz, fusion, and other styles.

Admission: Free

Dan Pugh: Beautiful Music

Friday / March 6, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist Daniel Pugh and a small jazz band perform Brazilian songs, jazz tunes, and originals.

Admission: Free

Gaby Moreno Meets Berklee

Monday / March 9, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Gaby Moreno, Latin Grammy Award winner for Best New Artist 2013, will share her experience with the Berklee community in this clinic. 

Admission: Free

Rose Kanj: A Rose Is a Rose Is a Rose

Monday / March 9, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Vocalist Rose Kanj performs a collection of original pieces and some of her favorites.

Admission: Free

Best Inventions Plus

Monday / March 9, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Best Inventions Plus is a recital of the best student compositions from Berklee's counterpoint courses.

Admission: Free

Julian Jimenez Quartet

Tuesday / March 10, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Julian Jimenez and his quartet give a performance of originals, accompanied for the first time by a horn section.

Admission: Free

An Afternoon with the Andrew DeNicola Project

Tuesday / March 10, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Andrew DeNicola Project will perform original compositions.

Admission: Free

John Knowles Fingerstyle Guitar Clinic

Wednesday / March 11, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

John Knowles leads Berklee faculty and students in a performance, master class, and discussion of the meeting places within classical and traditional approaches to fingerstyle guitar, and his process of finding a persoanl voice on the instrument.
 

Admission: Free

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