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. 

 

Janek Gwizdala

Monday / February 27, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Master bassist and Berklee alumnus Janek Gwizdala ’00 will share his unique musical perspectives on playing, getting the good gigs, education, and alternative revenue streams. Hosted by Steve Bailey, chair, Bass Department. 

Admission: Free

Jihoon Park: JP Jam Session

Monday / February 27, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Guitarist Jihoon Park will perform his favorite covers with his friends.

Admission: Free

Harp Extravaganza XV: Berklee Harpists in Recital

Monday / February 27, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In the annual Berklee harp recital, student harpists will perform pieces of many styles and many originals, both solo and with other instruments.

Admission: Free

The Berklee Recital Hall

Catalina Castellanos: De Sur a Norte

Tuesday / February 28, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Catalina Castellanos’s first recital features arrangements from Latin American culture.

Admission: Free

The Berklee Recital Hall

Michael Abene and Guest Artist Concert

Wednesday / March 1, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

World-renowned pianist, composer, and arranger Michael Abene presents an intimate concert of his favorite standards and original compositions through his own creative looking glass.

Admission: Free

Lucas Fonseca: New Waters

Wednesday / March 1, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Featuring pieces from his future first album, composer, arranger, and guitarist Lucas Fonseca brings his original music, influenced by contemporary Brazilian composers.

Admission: Free

Ghassan Sawalhi's Project

Wednesday / March 1, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Oud principal Ghassan Sawalhi presents an eclectic blend of world instruments and styles. 

Admission: Free

The Berklee Recital Hall

Alan Milstein: Random Thoughts

Thursday / March 2, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

With a varied style set of compositions, Alan Milstein tries to preserve and express thoughts, moments, and random life experiences. 

Admission: Free

Vasya Popova: Honesty

Thursday / March 2, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Vocalist Vasya Popova presents original songs and favorite covers that bring out her feelings and message. 

Admission: Free

Nano Stern, Chilean Indie Folk Music

Friday / March 3, 2017 / 1:15 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Nano Stern visits Berklee for the first time to talk about his music and his Latin American influences.

Admission: Free

The Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Ryo Yamaguchi's Third Concert

Friday / March 3, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his third recital at Berklee, guitarist Ryo Yamaguchi will perform songs he loves. 

Admission: Free

Eric Derwallis and Friends

Friday / March 3, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Drum set principal Eric Derwallis will showcase original compositions played by some amazing musicians.

Admission: Free

Ben Paley's Senior Recital

Monday / March 6, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Ben Paley presents a blend of original music and nuanced covers, performed by his quartet and featuring the Lost Collective.

Admission: Free

Joana Elena Obieta: Por El Mundo

Monday / March 6, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Vocalist Joana Elena Obieta presents different cultural and musical influences that personify her musical identity.

Admission: Free

Upper Structure Triads in Motion

Tuesday / March 7, 2017 / 1:15 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Join Suzanna Sifter, piano professor, to learn a concise method to find upper structure triads for all tension-specific chord types. 

Admission: Free

Exhorter and the Continuation

Tuesday / March 7, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Wyoming-based bassist and rapper Exhorter performs music that summons the roots of hip-hop while also experimenting with the live-musician sound. 

Admission: Free

The Berklee Recital Hall

Best Inventions Plus

Tuesday / March 7, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Selected and performed on piano by faculty member Marti Epstein, Best Inventions Plus is a recital of the best student projects from the three core counterpoint courses.

Admission: Free

Anastassiya Petrova: E.motion

Wednesday / March 8, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Anastassiya Petrova is a jazz pianist, composer, and arranger from Kazakhstan. In her recital, she will present Kazakh folk tunes mixed with jazz styles and the explorations of odd meters expressed in her own original compositions.

Admission: Free

A Trip to France with Martin Tamisier

Wednesday / March 8, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

A composer, arranger, and lyricist from France, Martin Tamisier's music is a mix of pop, jazz, African, and French lyrics.

Admission: Free

Creative Entrepreneurs Lecture: Jonathan Wolff, the Seinfeld Guy

Thursday / March 9, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

As the composer for 75 primetime network TV shows, including Seinfeld and Will & Grace, Jonathan Wolff will share advice from his successful creative path, and what it takes to sustain a Hollywood career for 29 years.

Admission: Free

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