Concerts

Each year, Berklee presents more than 1,500 concerts and events at venues on campus and in the Boston area, showcasing student, faculty, alumni and outside professional acts. 

 

Anibal Cruz

Friday / April 29, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

R&B and Men's Choir Ensembles

Friday / April 29, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Dennis Montgomery, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the R&B and Men's Choir Ensembles.

Admission: Free

Spirituals Ensemble

Friday / April 29, 2016 / 3:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Dennis Montgomery, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Spirituals Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Overjoyed Ensemble

Friday / April 29, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Dennis Montgomery, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Overjoyed Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Steve Moakler

Steve Moakler with Shelley Skidmore and Greg Bates

Friday / April 29, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Nashville, Tennessee–based country artist Steve Moakler performs with Shelley Skidmore and Greg Bates.

Admission: $12 general admission

Reverence Choir Ensemble

Friday / April 29, 2016 / 8:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Dennis Montgomery, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Reverence Choir Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Sex Trafficking Awareness Concert

Saturday / April 30, 2016 / 2:00 p.m.

The Loft

The Sex Trafficking Awareness Concert aims to bring light to an under-discussed issue in our community through performances and testimony from survivors.

Admission: Free; please RSVP (link above)

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Concert Series and Jam Sessions

Saturday / April 30, 2016 / 6:30 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) will feature an original repertoire as well as arranged standards in this concert. This particular performance will feature the BGJI Graduate Ensemble and the BGJI Big Band.

Admission: Free

Ana Moura

Saturday / April 30, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Portuguese vocalist Ana Moura will perform a concert unlike any other.

Admission: $30 / $37 / $42 / $48

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Matthew Logan Vasquez of Delta Spirit / Dustin Lovelis

Saturday / April 30, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Matthew Logan Vasquez of the critically acclaimed band Delta Spirit performs in support of his solo debut EP, The Austin, and his full-length solo LP, Solicitor Returns, due for release in early 2016. Dustin Lovelis will also perform.

Admission: $15 general admission

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Buika

Sunday / May 1, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Winner of several Latin Grammy awards, Buika will perform a vocal blend of flamenco, jazz, soul, and blues.

Admission: $30 / $37 / $42 / $48

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Myles Sweeney

Monday / May 2, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Myles Sweeney, a pianist, singer-songwriter, and producer, performs.

Admission: Free

David Friend Recital Hall

Italian Classical Art Songs and Arias

Monday / May 2, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Students from the class Introduction to Italian Diction and Art Songs will present a selection of songs and arias.

Admission: Free

Performance Majors' Recital, Part One

Monday / May 2, 2016 / 1:30 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Second-year performance majors in the Piano Department come together to perform a solo piece of their choice. 

Admission: Free

The Oliver Colvin Recital Hall.

Jazz-Rock Improvisation

Monday / May 2, 2016 / 2:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Bob Doezema's Jazz-Rock Improvisation class will perform the music of Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Victor Bailey, Chris Potter, and Vital Information, among others.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall.

Singapalooza

Monday / May 2, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Students from Berklee's rehearsal techniques class will perform a variety of songs in different styles with a staff band.

Admission: Free

The Oliver Colvin Recital Hall stage.

Gwen Leathers: Groovalicious

Monday / May 2, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Groovalicious, directed by Gwen Leathers, showcases the talent and musicianship of the students in Berklee's Voice Department. 

Admission: Free

Varieté

Monday / May 2, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Coolidge Corner Theatre

The Coolidge Corner Theatre presents the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO) performing the world premiere of its new, original score to E.A. Dupont’s Weimar-era masterwork, Varieté (1926).

Admission: $23

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Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra: Spring Concert

Monday / May 2, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Each semester, the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra presents a concert of original student compositions and jazz composition masterworks. Under the direction of trumpeter/composer Greg Hopkins, this concert is always a treat.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Myles Sweeney

Tuesday / May 3, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Myles Sweeney, a pianist, singer-songwriter, and producer, performs.

Admission: Free

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