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

Color Vibrations in Sound

Tuesday / February 21, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

This recital presents original music emerging from that place where color, image, and sound are one.  

Admission: Free

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

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

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"All Keys" 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 present an evening of solo piano performances.

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

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

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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

The David Friend Recital Hall

Juan Mejia's Conspiracy

Tuesday / March 14, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Drum set player Juan Mejia presents Juan Mejia's Conspiracy, presenting a fusion of arts.

Admission: Free

7th Degree Live: Forward Ever Backward Never

Tuesday / March 14, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

7th Degree Live is a concert full of excitement, fun, and energy, including jazz, funk, R&B, gospel, pop, and even Caribbean styles. 

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

Peter Eldridge Duos

Wednesday / March 15, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

A night of duos featuring selected Berklee student vocalists with Peter Eldridge joining them on piano and vocals.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

Guitar Night: R&B/Funk Showcase

Thursday / March 16, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Guitar professor Thaddeus Hogarth presents Guitar Night: R&B/Funk Showcase. 

Admission: Free

Raul Midón Record Release Show

Saturday / March 25, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midón is known as one of music's most distinctive and searching voices.

Admission: $30 in Advance / $35 Day of Show / $20 Student

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