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. 

 

Guitar Artist Ensemble: The "Be-Bop" Guitars

Wednesday / December 14, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The student version of The "Be-Bop" Guitars is a guitar ensemble consisting of five guitars and a rhythm section.  

Admission: Free

Qantara Berklee and Global String Ensembles

Wednesday / December 14, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

"Qantara," which means arch in Arabic, brings to life the unbridled fusion of Arab, world jazz, Western classical, and Latin-American music. 

Admission: Free

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra

Wednesday / December 14, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The concert will feature works by some of Berklee's best student jazz composers. 
 

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

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Vocal Jazz Festival 1

Thursday / December 15, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Vocal jazz ensembles directed by Ned Rosenblatt.

Admission: Free

Solo Piano Recital

Thursday / December 15, 2016 / 1:30 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Students of Neil Olmstead will perform selections from the classical piano repertoire and jazz repertoire in a solo piano recital.

Admission: Free

The Eclectic Electrics

Thursday / December 15, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Contemporary jazz for five guitars and rhythm section.

Admission: Free

Vocal Jazz Festival 2

Thursday / December 15, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Enjoy vocal jazz ensembles directed by Ned Rosenblatt.

Admission: Free

Classical String Chamber Music

Thursday / December 15, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Enjoy performances of classical string chamber music in different styles by Berklee string students.

Admission: Free

Vocal Jazz Festival 3

Thursday / December 15, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Enjoy vocal jazz ensembles directed by Ned Rosenblatt.

Admission: Free

From Russia with Love

Thursday / December 15, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Berklee Symphonic Winds and Music Education Department Big Band will present their fall showcase, featuring an all-Russian program for wind ensemble and a standard fare of big band classics.

Admission: Free

Groovalicious

Friday / December 16, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Admission: Free

Jazz at the Arsenal: A Jazzy Christmas with The Kevin Harris Project Featuring Berklee Faculty

Wednesday / December 21, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Arsenal Center for the Arts

The ninth season of Jazz at the Arsenal: Featuring Berklee Faculty continues with the Kevin Harris Project. 

Admission: $20/ $18 Arsenal members/ $15 students (plus fees)

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Kyle Morton

Kyle Morton of Typhoon

Saturday / January 21, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Kyle Morton is the lead singer and songwriter of the Portland, Oregon, band Typhoon.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Classical Art Song Selections

Wednesday / January 25, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Led by faculty member Kathleen Flynn, students from the Introduction to Classical Art Song class will sing selections with piano accompaniment.

Admission: Free

Suoni Italiani: Italian Composers in Boston

Friday / January 27, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

An evening of piano music from composers in the Boston area will feature two U.S. premieres and two world premieres, performed by pianist Miriam Conti.

Admission: Free

Club d'Elf

Friday / January 27, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Moroccan-dosed dub-jazz collective Club d'Elf with special guest David Tronzo celebrate the release of Live at Club Helsinki, an intoxicating mix of jazz, electronica, hip-hop, psychedelia, dub, and Moroccan trance. 

Admission: $15 Advance / $18 Day of show / Standing Room Only

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The Red Room

BOOM

Monday / January 30, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

The Songwriting Department, in conjunction with the Red Room at Cafe 939, is proud to present our monthly open-mic event for Berklee songwriters, held on the last Monday of every month.

Admission: Free

Composition Department Faculty Concert

Monday / January 30, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

An evening of original works by Composition Department faculty composers.

Admission: Free

Solo/Duo Guitar Faculty Night VI

Tuesday / January 31, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

This is the sixth concert in our series, featuring faculty from the Guitar Department in solo and duo settings. 

Admission: Free

2017 Berklee Chinese New Year Concert

Tuesday / January 31, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

A collaboration between the Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA) and Bridge The Gap (BTG), this year's concert aims to connect cultures and musicians, and to bridge the cultural gap between Western and Eastern music.

Admission: $8 Advance / $12 Day of Show

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