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.
Don’t miss this tribute concert to trumpeter and composer Claudio Roditi, featuring Berklee College of Music faculty and special guests.
Santiago Barragán Noguera is a Colombian guitarist, composer, and songwriter who learned to play guitar as a teenager in Bogotá, Colombia. He is influenced by jazz, classical, rock, pop, and Latin music.
Henrique De Almeida, an international drum set artist, clinician, author, and Berklee College of Music professor, joins forces with jazz rock guitar virtuoso and associate professor Sal Difusco, as well as bassist and professor Joe Santerre for a set of exciting jazz rock.
Giulia Emily Dukes, an Italian singer-songwriter, violinist, pianist, and guitarist, presents an evening of indie, pop, funk, and R&B originals and arrangements.
EVENT plays original music in the style of Dream Theater, Nine Inch Nails, Muse, and Queens of the Stone Age.
Musician, composer, and Frank Zappa "Scoremeister" Kurt Morgan has toured with artists such as Dweezil Zappa, Tom Morello, Hilary Duff, Clark Terry, and others. He has performed with artists ranging from Vinnie Colaiuta to Robert Trujillo to Lisa Loeb. His orchestrations have been performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Noord Nederlands Orkest. He comes to Berklee to share his experiences and guidance.
Jim Peterson, Berklee College of Music associate professor, unlocks the secrets to playing funk guitar. Learn everything you need to know about building time-keeping skills, improvisation, theory, tone, and a straightforward way to play killer slap guitar.
Enjoy a concert of standards and not-so standards led by bassist John Pierce and featuring Gaye Tolan Hatfield (voice and flute) and Brad Hatfield (piano).
Samodivi includes modern interpretations of old folk songs from the Balkan peninsula, as well as original compositions inspired by this style.
This songwriting-focused clinic will feature Scott Sharrard, who is best known as lead guitarist and bandleader to the late Gregg Allman.
The Olson Pingrey Quartet features Randy Pingrey, assistant professor in the Harmony Department, and Kathy Olson.
Ear Training Department Chair Allan Chase (alto, soprano, and baritone saxophones) will play jazz duets with pianists and guitarists, including four faculty and chair colleagues.
The Joe Mulholland Sextet will perform original music for jazz sextet, featuring Berklee faculty and guests. The group will play material from its three CD releases.
Fernando Firmino presents a rich mixture of jazz, hip-hop, and classical music. In the tradition of jazz large ensemble (along with Ableton Live programed beats), Firmino features the bass.
The fourth annual Symposium for Interconnected Arts and Music Performance, presented by the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, creates a space to explore the multidimensionality of music and the connections between creativity, improvisation, science, spirituality, and the broader human experience.
Joy Lee, an Imogen Heap Award–winning composer, electronic music producer, and performer, presents original compositions in varied styles. The concert features avant-garde electroacoustic compositions, electronic beats, and experimental free improvisations, with acoustic and electronic instrumentation.
Hideaki Ura will perform his original music with great musicians.
The Nikos Chatzitsakos Tiny Big Band and Jazz Orchestra performs originals, arrangements of popular songs of the Broadway era (1920s–1960s), and compositions by jazz musicians from the same period.
Henrique De Almeida presents World News—Jazz Fusion.
Danny Harrington, a professor in the Harmony Department, will perform on a newly restored saxophone previously owned by Harry Carney, a longtime member of Duke Ellington's big band.