David Friend Recital Hall

The David Friend Recital Hall, located in the Genko Uchida building at 921 Boylston Street, is a 160-capacity semicircular performance space with a horseshoe-shaped balcony, designed by architect Shizuo Harada.

 

CANCELED: Self-Accompanying Techniques Recital

Tuesday / April 7, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
This concert features students from Ashlee Varner’s Self-Accompanying Techniques class.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: The Education Collective: Music Education Department Recital

Tuesday / April 7, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Each semester, students and faculty from the Music Education Department present an eclectic program that includes original student work and student-led ensembles, as well as short “Ed Talks” on the topic of music education.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Spring Flutes, Winds, and Piano

Wednesday / April 8, 2020 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Enjoy a lively and varied program of music from around the world, featuring the Berklee Flute Choir and the Spring Winds and Piano Ensemble, led by faculty member Wendy Rolfe.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Swing and Surf

Wednesday / April 8, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Led by Bobby Stanton, this concert is a combination of two guitar ensembles: the Western Swing and Surf ensembles. The repertoire will be the best of both genres, arranged for several guitars and rhythm section.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Earthapalooza 2020

Friday / April 10, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
At Berklee’s annual Earth Day celebration, student bands perform original music about the environment, alternating with faculty and guest speakers.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Fran and Marti’s Violin and Piano Extravaganza

Monday / April 13, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Berklee College of Music faculty members Francine Trester and Marti Epstein perform old and new works for violin and piano.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Improvisation Ensemble Showcase

Tuesday / April 14, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Join us for a showcase of a mixed styles improvisation ensemble led by Berklee College of Music voice instructor Sarah Kervin.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra in Concert

Tuesday / April 14, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, composed of the best jazz instrumentalists at Berklee College of Music, plays the top original jazz compositions by the finest writers on campus.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Berklee Revelation Records: Music for Movement Release

Wednesday / April 15, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Join Berklee Revelation Records for the release of its new compilation Music for Movement.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Processional Award Playoff

Thursday / April 16, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Three student finalists present their processional brass band compositions in a playoff conducted by Berklee College of Music composition professor Julius Williams.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Peace and Justice Arts Symposium

Friday / April 17, 2020 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
The Peace and Justice Arts Cafe connects students, faculty, and staff with each other and the local community; explores educating for compassion; and shares cross-cultural experience.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Berklee Urban Service Awards

Saturday / April 25, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
The Berklee Urban Service Awards (BUSA) celebrate Berklee students, faculty, staff, alumni, and partner organizations who perform social change in the Greater Boston area, and honors people who make a difference in Boston communities.

Admission: Free

LATE, a New Musical by Kathleen Cahill and Michael Wartofsky

Friday / May 1, 2020 / 8:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

[Content warning: School shootings.] It’s an ordinary day—until it isn’t. What’s the new normal when ordinary life is destroyed by a school shooting?

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Singapalooza!

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 12:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Students from Jeannie Gagné’s Rehearsal Techniques for Vocalists class perform a blend of original and classic songs with an all-star band.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Berklee Marimba Concert

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Students perform small ensemble works in a variety of styles centering on mallet percussion instruments.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: The Funkestra

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Berklee College of Music associate professor Mimi Rabson presents the Funkestra, featuring a fun evening of familiar music played by string-playing friends.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Writing Out Our Lives

Tuesday / May 5, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Students perform original songs written over the course of the semester in the course Vocal Perspectives on Songwriting 2 (PSVC-441). The music is written by Paula Cole and the performance is directed by course instructor Darcel Wilson.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: A Cappella Recital

Tuesday / May 5, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Join us for Voices in Motion, an a cappella recital led by Joey Blake.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Anqi’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / May 5, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Anqi Zhang and her band will present a variety of song covers, featuring genres such as pop, soul, Latin, and Afrobeat.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: The Ensemble Pianist

Wednesday / May 6, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Enjoy beautiful classical ensemble music involving piano, from Baroque through contemporary.

Admission: Free

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