Events

CANCELED: Composer Sinfonietta

Tuesday / March 31, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. The Composer Sinfonietta is a vital, community-based model for contemporary music creation consisting of composers/performers who join to write and perform new music for the chamber orchestra formation, including winds, brass, strings, piano, and percussion.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Student Composition Awards Concert

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

CANCELED: 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
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Berklee College of Music faculty members Francine Trester and Marti Epstein perform old and new works for violin and piano.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Processional Award Playoff

Thursday / April 16, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Three student finalists present their processional brass band compositions in a playoff conducted by Berklee College of Music composition professor Julius Williams.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Directed Study Composition Concert

Wednesday / May 6, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Enjoy original chamber music by composition majors, performed by Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee students.
Admission: Free

Past Events

CANCELED: 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
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Classical guitarist Apostolos Paraskevas, joined by an array of amazing artists, performs music for solo and chamber ensemble.
Admission: Free

Directed Study Seminar: Sound Icon Reading Session

Wednesday / March 11, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Boston, Massachusetts–based group Sound Icon reads works by student composers.
Admission: Free

Plastic Lives

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 Plastic Lives, a cantata by Berklee College of Music composition professor Arnold Friedman about the substance that sustains and destroys modern life.
Admission: Free

Chinese Traditional Instrument and Music Showcase

Wednesday / March 4, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Chinese Traditional Music Club presents a concert of traditional and new music in the form of solo or small ensembles.
Admission: Free

Directed Study Seminar: Sound Icon Reading Session

Wednesday / March 4, 2020 / 6:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Boston, Massachusetts–based group Sound Icon reads works by student composers.
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

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

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

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

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

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

CANCELED: Directed Study Seminar Concert

Wednesday / December 18, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: Please contact the box office for information on refunds. Enjoy original works for various chamber ensembles by students from the Composition Department at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free
Composer David Lang

David Lang Interview: My Composition Process

Tuesday / December 10, 2019 / 2:00 p.m.
Studio T401 (Boston Conservatory at Berklee)
31 Hemenway Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
David Lang will participate in a public interview regarding his composition process as part of his residency at Berklee.
Admission: Free
Composer David Lang

David Lang Presents His Music

Monday / December 9, 2019 / 2:00 p.m.
Studio T401 (Boston Conservatory at Berklee)
31 Hemenway Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Composer David Lang presents his recent work in a public forum.
Admission: Free

Society of Composers Presents a Concert by Berklee Student Composers

Tuesday / October 29, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Society of Composers presents a concert by Berklee College of Music student composers.
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 Larry Bell, Richard Carrick, Andrew List, Margaret McAllister, and Apostolos Paraskevas.
Admission: Free

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

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

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