Events

CANCELED: Maurizio Fabrizio Meets Berklee

Thursday / October 3, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Join us for an exciting evening of music with Maurizio Fabrizio and Scanzonati. The concert features some of his most successful songs, played and arranged by Fabrizio, Andrea Pejrolo, Stefano Marchese, and special guest Angelo Valori, accompanied by Scanzonati.
Admission: Free

Composition Department Faculty Concert

Monday / October 14, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Composition Department presents an evening of original works by Berklee College of Music faculty composers.
Admission: Free

Society of Composers Presents a Concert by Berklee Student Composers

Tuesday / October 15, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Society of Composers presents a concert by Berklee College of Music student composers.
Admission: Free

Quartet

Tuesday / November 19, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
A quartet performs music composed by Berklee College of Music students.
Admission: Free

Contemporary Techniques Concert

Monday / December 9, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Enjoy a selection of the best projects from the Contemporary Techniques composition classes.
Admission: Free

Mivos Quartet

Wednesday / January 29, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Mivos Quartet performs a concert of new music.
Admission: Free

Composition Department Faculty Concert

Monday / February 3, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Composition Department presents an evening of original works by faculty composers from Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Julie Rosenfeld and Peter Miyamoto Present a Concert of New Music for Violin and Piano

Thursday / February 13, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Julie Rosenfeld and Peter Miyamoto, a celebrated violin and piano duo, present a concert featuring new music for violin and piano.
Admission: Free

Neither/Nor Ensemble Performs New and Recent Works

Wednesday / February 19, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Neither/Nor, directed by Richard Carrick, is an ensemble for avant-garde and experimental music at Berklee that welcomes composer/performers to workshop and develop notated, graphic, and real-time generated compositions, alongside experimental performance techniques, with a group of like-minded yet stylistically diverse creative individuals.
Admission: Free

Zodiac Trio Premieres Music by Boston Composers

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Zodiac Trio will present a concert of new music by faculty from Berklee College of Music, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, the New England Conservatory, and Tufts University.
Admission: Free

Best Inventions Plus 2019

Tuesday / March 3, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Best Inventions Plus is a solo piano concert of the best student counterpoint projects from the 2019 academic year.
Admission: Free

Living Plastic

Tuesday / March 10, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Don’t miss the world premiere of Living Plastic, a cycle crafted by Berklee faculty member Arnold Friedman about the substance that sustains and destroys modern life.
Admission: Free

Apostolos with Friends and Enemies

Tuesday / March 24, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Classical guitarist Apostolos Paraskevas, joined by an array of amazing artists, performs music for solo and chamber ensemble.
Admission: Free

New York Brass Quintet in Concert at Berklee

Tuesday / March 31, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The New York Brass Quintet will play a concert at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Student Composition Awards Concert

Thursday / April 9, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Award-winning Berklee College of Music student composers present their works.
Admission: Free

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
Berklee College of Music faculty members Francine Trester and Marti Epstein perform old and new works for violin and piano.
Admission: Free

Past Events

Neither/Nor Composer Ensemble

Friday / June 28, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The composer/performer collective Neither/Nor, led by Richard Carrick, chair of the Composition Department at Berklee College of Music, performs new and recent works composed by a wide range of composers, including Anthony Braxton, Alvin Lucier, and its own members.
Admission: Free

ENSEMBLE / PARALLAX

Tuesday / May 7, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Cutting-edge contemporary music and multimedia group ENSEMBLE / PARALLAX (E/P) concludes its fourth season with a concert at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Composition Directed Study Concert

Wednesday / May 1, 2019 / 6:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Composition Department presents original chamber music by Berklee College of Music composition majors.
Admission: Free

Composition Department Awards Concert

Wednesday / April 3, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
This concert features original works of award-winning students from the Composition Department at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Commencement Processional Composition Competition

Tuesday / April 2, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Graduating students finalists of the 2019 Commencement Processional Composition Competition will have their pieces read by the Berklee Commencement Processional Faculty Ensemble. After the performance, the winning composition will be chosen by the audience.
Admission: Free

Visiting Artist Sumie Kaneko Demonstrates the Shamisen

Monday / April 1, 2019 / 11:00 a.m.
William Davis Room
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Second Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Visiting artist Sumie Kaneko is an accomplished performer on the Japanese shamisen and koto.
Admission: Free

Shizuka Viola Duo Presents Music Composed by Berklee Faculty

Thursday / March 28, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The viola duo Shizuka, composed of Sam Kelder and Hannah Nicholas, present a concert of music by Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee faculty composers, including Andrew List, Marti Epstein, Yoon-Ji lee, Mischa Salkind-Pearl, and Eun Young Lee.
Admission: Free

Classical Guitarists among Wolves

Thursday / March 14, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Apostolos Paraskevas is joined by classical guitarists Zaira Meneses, Adam Levin, and John Muratore in a celebration of the instrument. Performances include works by Theodore Antoniou, Vuk Kulenovic, Paraskevas, Astor Piazzolla, and Salvador Brotons.
Admission: Free

Sounds of the World Ensemble

Thursday / March 14, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Michael Weinstein, assistant professor of composition at Berklee College of Music, leads the Sounds of the World Ensemble, featuring original music of students and alumni, as well as members of the Cambridge School of Weston Music Department.
Admission: Free

Best Inventions Plus 2018

Monday / March 4, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Best Inventions Plus is a recital of the best student counterpoint projects from Counterpoint courses from the previous year.
Admission: Free

Harmony Too!

Tuesday / February 26, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Harmony Too! features faculty performances of the best student final projects from the Tonal Harmony and Composition 2 course.
Admission: Free

Composer Saunder Choi Visits Berklee

Friday / February 22, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saunder Choi B.M. ’13 speaks about his compositions and modern trends in contemporary choral music.
Admission: Free

Flute Colors with Rogier de Pijper

Wednesday / February 20, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Flute Colors with Rogier de Pijper and Orlando Cela features music for flute and piano, including works by Olivier Messiaen and Greg Glancey, assistant chair of the Composition Department at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

George Lewis Coaches the Neither/Nor Composer Ensemble

Friday / February 8, 2019 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
George Lewis coaches the Neither/Nor Composer Ensemble on student works.
Admission: Free

George Lewis on Composing: Interview with Q&A

Thursday / February 7, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In a public interview and Q&A, George Lewis discusses his composing process with Richard Carrick, chair of composition at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Neither/Nor Composer Ensemble Performs Music by Carrick and Lewis

Tuesday / February 5, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Neither/Nor Ensemble premieres Akko and Makhtesh Ramon by Richard Carrick, Artificial Life by George E. Lewis, and a new work by Romanian spectralist Iancu Dumitrescu.
Admission: Free

Composition Department Faculty Concert

Thursday / January 24, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy an evening of original works by faculty from the Composition Department at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Directed Study in Composition Recital

Tuesday / December 18, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Directed Study in Composition Recital features four compositions by Berklee College of Music students.
Admission: Free

Italy 20/21

Wednesday / December 5, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Enjoy an evening of new Italian music for solo piano with pianist Miriam Conti.
Admission: Free

Takumi Kakimoto/Yoko Suzuki: Winter Is Here

Monday / November 26, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Takumi Kakimoto and Yoko Suzuki, both composers and pianists, present their recent compositions in various settings with top student musicians from Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

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