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. 

 

Ryan Keberle: The Evolution of Jazz Trombone

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

DownBeat rising star Ryan Keberle will discuss and demonstrate the evolution of the trombone in jazz music. A question and answer session will follow the clinic.

Admission: Free

Elif Cakmut: The Mediant Project

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Mediant Project presents an evening of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern music with a modern taste. 

Admission: Free

Savannah Sgro

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Savannah Sgro shares original compositions that are a mix of pop and soul with the strong influence of country. 

Admission: Free

Eight Piece Moose Fleece

Friday / February 26, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Eight Piece Moose Fleece plays original songs and instrumentals with deep grooves, and arrangements with vocals, flute, saxophone, trombone, bassoon, and a rhythm section.

Admission: Free

Niya Norwood: Just Because

Friday / February 26, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Niya Norwood, a fourth-semester student studying professional music, will join some of her dearest friends to perform a wide range of music including originals.

Admission: Free

Louisa Foong Chui Luane: The Journey This Far

Monday / February 29, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Writer and arranger Louisa Foong Chui Luane presents her Berklee journey through some of work in styles from pop to funk to R&B, featuring her arrangements and original compositions. 

Admission: Free

The Butler Barrier

Monday / February 29, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Butler Barrier, a Jeff Lorber tribute ensemble, performs.

Admission: Free

Rick Express Live at Berklee

Tuesday / March 1, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Rick Express Live at Berklee is a performance showcasing Rick Express's original music and some music from his inspirations. The genres of music range from soul to jazz to classical, among others.

Admission: Free

Gabby Tulloch

Tuesday / March 1, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Voice principal Gabby Tulloch presents an evening of acoustic pop and original compositions. 

Admission: Free

Purvaa Sampath: Mayah

Wednesday / March 2, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Purvaa Sampath's Mayah is a unique show influenced by Sampath's Indian roots and culture.

Admission: Free

Dominant Funktion: Ready for the Weekend

Wednesday / March 2, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The fusion and R&B group Dominant Funktion, led by tenor saxophonist Kevon Scott, will perform a combination of original music along with a range of covers and live arrangements featuring various Berklee vocalists. 

Admission: Free

Jessie Putnam: Long Time Comin'

Thursday / March 3, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Voice principal Jessie Putnam presents an afternoon of classic rock, pop, and R&B. 

Admission: Free

Daemin Kim: Reminisences

Thursday / March 3, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitar principal Daemin Kim will perform songs in the jazz, blues, funk, and contemporary styles.

Admission: Free

Shena Shockness's Senior Recital

Friday / March 4, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Come see Shena Shockness for a fascinating show including imaginative originals, electrifying classics, jazz, and R&B with special attention to creative, uplifting arrangments.

Admission: Free

Jordan Clark: Enigmatic

Friday / March 4, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Drum set principal Jordan Clark presents an hour of original music and covers.

Admission: Free

Inga Chinilina: Beyond the Jazz

Saturday / March 5, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Pianist and composer Inga Chinilina presents a recital featuring a mix of original compositions and well-known jazz standards.

Admission: Free

Guitar Clinic with Peter Bernstein

Monday / March 7, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Artist in residence and jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein will present a clinic detailing his approach to the instrument. 

Admission: Free

Wataru Fuchita's Senior Recital

Monday / March 7, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitar principal Wataru Fuchita will perform his original compositions and jazz standards with his group.

Admission: Free

Marti Epstein: Best Inventions Plus

Monday / March 7, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Best Inventions Plus is a recital of the best student projects from Berklee's three core counterpoint courses. The pieces will be selected and performed on piano by Marti Epstein, a professor in the Composition Department.

Admission: Free

The Harmonic and Linear Palette of Upper Structure Triads

Tuesday / March 8, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Suzanna Sifter, an author and a professor in the Piano Department, will give a clinic on upper structure triads that focuses on both their harmonic and melodic applications. 

Admission: Free

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