David Friend Recital Hall

The David Friend Recital Hall, located in the Genko Uchida building at 921 Boylston Street, is a semicircular performance space with a horseshoe-shaped balcony, designed by architect Shizuo Harada. The 160-person capacity venue uses a stage that can be moved to the center of the room, creating a performance-in-the-round environment.

 

The David Friend Recital Hall

Write of Spring

Wednesday / February 22, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Write of Spring concert features compositions performed by a dynamic faculty, encompassing all realms of jazz. 

Admission: Free

Nick and Chris

Thursday / February 23, 2017 / 3:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Twin brothers Nick and Chris Petty play and improvise together fusing elements of electronic music, jazz, and pop with a level of chemistry that is unparalleled. 

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

Victor Gonzalez's Music

Thursday / February 23, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Take a musical journey with diverse compositions that explore the sounds and colors of upright bassist Victor Gonzalez.

Admission: Free

Miyako's World

Thursday / February 23, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Miyako Tsubota, a musical theater performer and composer, will present a show with Broadway songs and also new musical originals. 

Admission: Free

Music Therapy Spring Symposium: Biospsychosocial Perspectives

Friday / February 24, 2017 / 8:30 a.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join Dr. Cheryl Dileo and Laura H. Carnell, professor of music therapy and director, Arts and Quality of Life Research Center at Temple University, as we explore advances in the field of medical music therapy.  

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

Bass Department Student Concert

Monday / February 27, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Some of the best up-and-coming students in the Bass Department will perform in a wide variety of styles and setups.

Admission: Free

Ross Ramsay

Tuesday / February 28, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Piano Department faculty member Ross Ramsay will perform with his group, featuring acoustic piano and synthesizers.

Admission: Free

Yifan Wu: Zambelli Piano Scholarship Concert

Tuesday / February 28, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Yifan Wu, Zambelli Piano Scholarship competition winner, will present a solo acoustic piano concert of classical material.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

All Keys-Duos: Piano Department Faculty Concert

Tuesday / February 28, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Piano Department faculty members will perform in two-piano settings, as well as other duo settings.

Admission: Free

Piano Fest: Bob Winter / Steve Heck

Wednesday / March 1, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Piano Department faculty member Bob Winter will present a solo piano concert followed by Piano Department faculty member Steve Heck, who will present a solo piano/vocal concert.

Admission: Free

Marc Rossi Group

Wednesday / March 1, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Piano Department faculty member Marc Rossi and his group will present a concert of his original music, from his critically acclaimed world-jazz CDs Hidden Mandala, Mantra Revealed, and Resonance.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

Piano Department Student Concert

Wednesday / March 1, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Selected piano students will present a concert of solo piano performances.

Admission: Free

Maher Beauroy: An Lot Soley

Thursday / March 2, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Maher Beauroy, a Caribbean pianist born in Martinique, presents his new creation, An Lot Soley. This quintet is the fruit of his new inspirations cultivated in the U.S. and the result of a real meeting of minds on a human and cultural level between the Caribbean, Europe, Oceania, and Latin America.

Admission: Free

Bald Uakari: Allotropy

Thursday / March 2, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Bald Uakari is a nine-piece experimental collective performing original works by composer Gregory McRae and others. 

Admission: Free

Roswitha, a New Musical - Act I

Monday / March 6, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Born in the 10th century, Roswitha of Gandersheim was the first known female playwright, who wrote dramas in Latin featuring strong heroines. 

Admission: Free

The Jerry Reed/Chet Atkins Fingerstyle Instrumental Show

Tuesday / March 7, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This show will highlight guitar techniques pioneered by Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed and will feature solo and group performances.

Admission: Free

Suzu's Terrible Horrible Evening Party

Wednesday / March 8, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Suzu's Terrible Horrible show is back! Suzuko Hori, a cosplay trombone player from Japan, will hold her third recital at Berklee. 

Admission: Free

Sur Mon Voyage...

Thursday / March 9, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Voice Department faculty member Duane Moody presents a concert featuring selections from his self-produced recording Sur Mon Voyage

Admission: Free

Eduardo Kirschbaum and the Space Butterflies

Monday / March 13, 2017 / 3:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Eduardo Kirschbaum's band has elements of electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, drum set, and vocals, showcasing its passion for expressing themselves, and sharing their souls with the audience. 

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

Clarinets and Friends

Monday / March 13, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Faculty members and guests perform chamber works for small ensembles in the Romantic and Modern periods.

Admission: Free

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