Berklee Performance Center
Housed in the renovated, historic Fenway Theater, the Berklee Performance Center—the college's flagship performance space located at 136 Massachusetts Avenue—seats more then 1,200 and is counted among Boston's most prestigious concert halls. More than 150 faculty and student concerts are held here each year, in addition to approximately 100 outside professional shows and special seminars and clinics.
The New York Times describes Becca Stevens as a “best-kept secret” and “impressively absorbing.” She recently was featured on Snarky Puppy’s new Family Dinner, Volume 2, and has collaborated with artists such as Esperanza Spalding, Brad Mehldau, José James, and David Crosby.
A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mario Jose is a seasoned singer-songwriter, powerhouse vocalist, and true entertainer. As an artist in residence for the 2018 Berklee Vocal Summit, he performs a set of his own music.
Esteemed faculty from the Berklee College of Music Voice Department, showing why they are teachers of such an elite group of voice students, deliver a fun and diverse presentation of genres and performance styles.
The MET Musical Awards, sponsored by Broadway In Boston, offers middle school and high school members a season-long opportunity to bring experienced adjudicators into their theaters, where they will receive professional feedback on their hard work creating musical theater productions.
This event, hosted by our alumni mentor faculty, is a chance for Berklee Summer Songwriting students to perform their original songs, meet possible collaborators, or simply check out original songs and voices.
Join Qantara Berklee, Berklee World Strings, the Four Corners Quartet, and the Bobby Britt Band for an unforgettable evening featuring bluegrass, old-time music, Arabic, jazz, fusion, and a whirlwind of contemporary string styles performed by students and faculty of the 2018 Berklee Global String Intensive.
This concert will feature Five-Week Summer Performance Program faculty members, along with Berklee students and alumni.
The Varsity Vocals International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) and the Varsity Vocals International Championship of High School A Cappella (ICHSA) are the only global tournaments that showcase the art of student a cappella.
This concert will feature the top 10 winners of the Five-Week Performing Songwriter auditions.
Students from Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program deliver vocal performances showcasing elements of what they have learned in the program.
This concert will feature Berklee City Music® scholars attending the Five-Week Summer Performance Program performing jazz, pop/rock, choral music, big band, and R&B.
This concert will feature Five-Week Summer Performance Program student ensembles performing in a wide range of musical styles, including jazz, rock, funk/fusion, pop/rock, salsa, and bluegrass.
This concert will feature the winners of the Five-Week Instrumental Showcase Auditions; the Five-Week Country, Motown, and Tower of Power ensembles; the Five-Week String Orchestra; and Rock Workshop.
Tomo Fujita has been a faculty member at Berklee College of Music since 1993. Perhaps the most famous of his former Berklee students are Soulive guitarist Eric Krasno (“Kraz”), Lettuce guitarist Adam “Schmeeans” Smirnoff, and John Mayer.
For Guitar Sessions 2018, Tim Miller presents Intervallic Architecture, a clinic that will teach students to creatively construct unique arpeggios for use in improvisation.
David Gilmore has performed and recorded with many of today’s most influential artists, including Wayne Shorter, Steve Coleman, Christian McBride, Dave Douglas, and Rudresh Mahanthappa.
The Perlak/Tronzo Duo bridges the worlds of classical and modern improvised music. The repertoire of Kim Perlak and David Tronzo, both faculty in the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music, consists of co-composed works that draw on new ideas and elements of their traditions.
Berta Rojas, who ranks among today’s foremost classical guitarists, will perform a selection of Latin American classical guitar music featuring works from composers such as Manuel María Ponce, Agustín Barrios, Edín Solís, and Quique Sinesi.
Guitarist Wayne Krantz and his group perform as part of Berklee Guitar Sessions.
Renowned guitar virtuoso German Schauss presents a clinic on modern rock guitar techniques and concepts.