Events

Composition Directed Study Concert

Wednesday / May 1, 2019 / 7:00 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

ENSEMBLE / PARALLAX

Tuesday / May 7, 2019 / 7:30 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

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

Past Events

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

CANCELED: Composition Department Festival Concert

Wednesday / November 14, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: Please contact the box office for information on refunds. Students from the Composition Department at Berklee College of Music will perform live original chamber music.
Admission: Free

JACK Quartet in Concert

Tuesday / October 30, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The famed JACK Quartet presents a concert of new music, including György Ligeti’s String Quartet No. 2 and new works by Berklee College of Music student composers Young Jun Lee, Pedro Osuna, Noah Hubbell, Shaun Chen, and Columbia professor Zosha Di Castri.
Admission: Free

JACK Quartet Reading of Music by Berklee Student Composers

Monday / October 29, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The famed JACK Quartet ensemble will read and record original music by Berklee College of Music student composers.
Admission: Free

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