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. 

 

Berklee Global Jazz Summit

Friday / April 1, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Grammy Award-winning pianist Danilo Pérez leads Berklee Global jazz Institute (BGJI) students and faculty in the annual Global Jazz Summit.

Admission: $12 / $18

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Leah Song and Chloe Smith of Rising Appalachia

Rising Appalachia

Friday / April 1, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Sisters Leah Song and Chloe Smith of Rising Appalachia create beautiful sounds for banjo, fiddle duets, and poetic harmonies like only sisters can.

Admission: $17 in advance / $20 day of show

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Pam Steebler

Pam Steebler / The Relevant Elephants

Saturday / April 2, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

New York City–based Brazilian/Canadian singer-songwriter Pam Steebler brings back the boho-chic, vintage vibe of Joss Stone with a touch of rock 'n' roll. The Relevant Elephants will also perform.

Admission: $10 general admission

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The David Friend Recital Hall.

Anglo-Celtic Vocal Ensemble: The Flowers of the Forest

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

David Friend Recital Hall

Didi Stewart and Alizon Lissance, associate professors in the Voice and Harmony Departments, respectively, welcome spring with a concert of English, Irish, and Scottish songs, all with the season as the theme. 

Admission: Free

Words and Music Festival

Monday / April 4, 2016 / 6:30 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Berklee College of Music's Composition Department is excited to announce its second annual Words and Music Festival. The event kicks off on with soprano Sarah Pelletier and pianist Lois Shapiro performing settings of Emily Dickinson poetry by Aaron Copland and Berklee faculty composers. 

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall.

Brass Showcase

Monday / April 4, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

John Faieta, an associate professor in Berklee's Brass Department, presents a concert in which Berklee brass groups play music of the jazz and classical idioms.

Admission: Free

A view of the David Friend Recital Hall from above.

An Evening with Jazz Revelation Records

Tuesday / April 5, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Sean Hagon, chair of the Professional Music Department, presents the spring showcase of Berklee's Jazz Revelation Records.

Admission: Free

Professional Writing and Music Technology Division Awards Concert

Tuesday / April 5, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This concert features award-winning student compositions from the Professional Writing and Music Technology Division’s eight departments.

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

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Shachar Ziv

An Evening with Shachar Ziv

Tuesday / April 5, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

A well-rounded musician from Israel, Shachar Ziv will perform.

Admission: $20 general admission

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Classical and Fingerstyle Guitar Symposium: Faculty and Visiting Artist Concert I

Wednesday / April 6, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

This guitar symposium presents two days of performance, clinics, panels, master classes, and private lessons exploring classical and fingerstyle traditions in modern practice. In this concert, visiting artists will share the stage with Berklee Guitar Department faculty and highlight aspects of these styles through performance.

Admission: Free

Words and Music Festival

Wednesday / April 6, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

As part of its second annual Words and Music Festival, the Berklee Composition Department is sponsoring an evening of Student Songwriting Competition winners in five categories: art song, theater song, jazz song, contemporary song, and a words and music challenge.  

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

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Classical and Fingerstyle Guitar Symposium: Faculty and Visiting Artist Concert II

Thursday / April 7, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

This guitar symposium presents two days of performance, clinics, panels, master classes, and private lessons exploring classical and fingerstyle traditions in modern practice. In this concert, visiting artists will share the stage with Berklee Guitar Department faculty to present new compositions in these styles.

Admission: Free

Kris Allen

Kris Allen: Letting You In Tour

Saturday / April 9, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Singer-songwriter Kris Allen performs in support of his third full-length album, Horizons.

Admission: $20, general admission

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The David Friend Recital Hall.

Eldridge Songwriters

Tuesday / April 12, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Students from Peter Eldridge's Vocal Perspectives on Songwriting class perform original compositions developed over the course of the semester.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall with a view from above.

Eldridge Vocal Master Class

Tuesday / April 12, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Students from Peter Eldridge's Vocal Master Class perform original compositions developed over the course of the semester.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall.

Those Who Can Teach, Perform

Tuesday / April 12, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Elizabeth Allison, associate professor in the Music Education Department, presents an eclectic program featuring ensemble and solo performances. 

Admission: Free

Chord Scale Madness: Spring 2016

Wednesday / April 13, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Each year, the best compositions from the Jazz Composition Department's Chord Scales classes are on display in Jackson Schultz's Chord Scale Madness Ensemble.

Admission: Free

The Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The Walls Have Ears

Thursday / April 14, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Anthony Scibilia, an assistant professor in the Liberal Arts Department, will be joined by actress and playwright Deniz Khateri and composer and Berklee alumna Bahar Royeeto to explore the connections between music, visual art, dance and bodily movement, and the spoken word through a series of original compositions.

Admission: Free

Sarah Neufeld

Sarah Neufeld: The Ridge / Eartheater

Thursday / April 14, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Violinist and composer Sarah Neufeld (Arcade Fire, Bell Orchestre) performs. Eartheater will also perform.

Admission: $13 in advance / $15 day of show

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Singers Showcase

Thursday / April 14, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Singers Showcase, Berklee's premier vocal event, offers a variety of styles and musical settings for some of the college's exceptional singers.

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

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