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.

 

Josh Shpak Band with Special Guests

Monday / October 19, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

In his senior recital, Josh Shpak and his band will showcase his original music that brings together a wide range of influences including jazz, rock, electronica, soul, film music, and world music.

Admission: Free

Evening with Entrepreneurs

Wednesday / October 21, 2015 / 6:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

A panel of successful entrepreneurs discusses all elements of starting and building a business.

Admission: Free

Maggie Scott: Jazz Vocal Series

Monday / October 26, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Maggie Scott, pianist and professor in Berklee's Voice Department, presents an evening of vocal jazz performed by students. 

Admission: Free

17th Annual Berklee Octoboefest

Tuesday / October 27, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Octoboefest celebrates the double reeds by showcasing the unique sound of the oboe and bassoon in diverse styes and ensembles. 

Admission: Free

Storytellers

Wednesday / October 28, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Now in its 19th year, Storytellers showcases the best, brightest, quirkiest, and most compelling Berklee singers and singer-songwriters. 

Admission: Free

The Bobby Stanton Show

Thursday / October 29, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Bobby Stanton, guitarist and professor in Berklee's Guitar Department, presents an evening of music in an eclectic array of styles from flamenco to fusion, featuring great players and special guests. 

Admission: Free

Music Education Symposium

Tuesday / November 3, 2015 / 9:00 a.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The 2015 Music Education Symposium is a lecture-style event on the common music assessments and the national standards.

Admission: Free

Vox One

Tuesday / November 3, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The pioneering and innovative a cappella ensemble Vox One presents some of their classic repertoire in a rare appearance. 

Admission: Free

Daniel Morris: D Mo's Family Reunion

Monday / November 16, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

D Mo's Family Reunion will feature current students and faculty who have a passion for playing, jamming, and celebrating life through music. 

Admission: Free

Mark Simos: Stealing Fire - Creative Adaptations from Traditional Sources

Tuesday / November 17, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Mark Simos, associate professor of songwriting, presents a concert featuring new original works.

Admission: Free

Songwriters Concert

Tuesday / November 24, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Students from Peter Eldridge's songwriting class perform original compositions developed over the course of the semester.

Admission: Free

Marc Rossi: Indian Classical Music Recital

Tuesday / November 24, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Marc Rossi, a professor in Berklee's Voice Department, presents an evening of Indian classical music. 

Admission: Free

Berklee Women's Choir

Monday / December 14, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Berklee Women's Choir presents a concert of their traditional and contemporary repertoire accompanied by piano and a rhythm section. 

Admission: Free

Pop/Rock/Country Vocal Jam

Wednesday / December 16, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Singers from the Pop/Rock/Country Styles Ensemble present a variety of tunes with a rhythm section made up of Berklee faculty.  

Admission: Free

Ned Rosenblatt: Concert Choir

Wednesday / December 16, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty member Ned Rosenblatt presents his classical concert choir. 

Admission: Free

Composition Department Faculty Recital

Monday / January 25, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

This concert features music by Berklee faculty composers and is hosted by Eric Stern, associate professor in the Composition Department. 

Admission: Free

Jerry Gates: Composers and Friends

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

This annual faculty concert is led by Jerry Gates, a professor in Berklee's Contemporary Writing and Production Department. 

Admission: Free

Matthew Nicholl: The MMI Spring Concert

Thursday / March 3, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Matthew Nicholl, pianist and musical director of the Mediterranean Music Institute (MMI), presents a concert of original compositions and arrangements in various musical styles, focusing on music from the Mediterranean region. 

Admission: Free

Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble

Monday / March 7, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble presents contemporary chamber music performed by Berklee faculty members.

Admission: Free

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