Events

CANCELED: Anat Cohen and Marcello Gonçalves: Choro Workshop

Monday / March 30, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Virtuoso clarinetist Anat Cohen and 7-string guitar virtuoso Marcello Gonçalves share their mastery of Brazilian choro music with interactive explorations of the rhythms, song forms, and melodies of this exhilarating style.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Chas Wilken’s Senior Recital

Thursday / April 2, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Guitarist and vocalist Chas Wilken presents rock compositions that border on progressive.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Allan Nilsson’s Jazz Composition Senior Recital

Friday / April 3, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Allan Nilsson leads a band performing his original works in the culmination of his Berklee College of Music experience.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Jesse Timm and His 5&5

Friday / April 3, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. In his jazz composition senior recital and debut as bandleader, Jesse Timm presents new jazz music with his 5&5 big band.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Master Class with Mike Stern

Wednesday / April 8, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Mike Stern ’75, a renowned jazz guitar virtuoso and six-time Grammy nominee, will be on campus to share his concepts of improvisation, technique, and harmony.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Swing and Surf

Wednesday / April 8, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Led by Bobby Stanton, this concert is a combination of two guitar ensembles: the Western Swing and Surf ensembles. The repertoire will be the best of both genres, arranged for several guitars and rhythm section.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Lucas Fonseca’s Big Band

Thursday / April 9, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Brazilian guitarist and composer Lucas Fonseca, always seeking a modern sound but never abandoning his Brazilian roots, presents his first concert as a big-band leader.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Sebastian Fuentes’s Jazz Composition Portfolio Recital

Friday / April 10, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Chilean guitarist and jazz composer Sebastian Fuentes performs a set of original jazz compositions.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Dean Fields: Behind Schedule

Friday / April 10, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Guitarist and composer Dean Fields leads an excellent combo though standards, hard-bop classics, rock fusion, and original compositions.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Ale Collective

Monday / April 13, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. For his senior recital, guitarist Alejandro Muhech will perform with his jazz trio and singers.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Dongsuk Easton Shin’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 14, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Jazz composer Dongsuk Easton Shin and his band present original compositions and arrangements.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Niccolò Paluani’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 15, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Italian guitarist Niccolò Paluani performs music that influenced him most during his time at Berklee College of Music. The recital will feature a mix of hip-hop, neo-soul, and fusion genres.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Sebastian Fuentes Presents the Music of Tim Miller

Wednesday / April 15, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Chilean guitarist and jazz composer Sebastian Fuentes performs the music of Tim Miller.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Vicki Genfan

Thursday / April 16, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Playing her own percussive technique of slap-tap acoustic guitar, Vicki Genfan will share her concepts for developing right-hand technique, songwriting, and improvisation.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Myungheon Lee’s Senior Recital

Thursday / April 16, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Guitarist Myungheon Lee performs a set of original songs and covers in jazz and fusion genres.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Tan Zuowei’s Senior Recital

Thursday / April 16, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Chinese guitarist Tan Zuowei combines blues, jazz, funk, and rock, and is inspired by composers such as Wayne Shorter, Charlie Parker, and Julien Kasper.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Tim Barnard’s Senior Recital

Friday / April 17, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Joined by his trio, guitarist Tim Barnard performs a set of modern jazz/fusion tunes by artists such as Allan Holdsworth and Pat Metheny.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Keyanna Hutchinson and Friends: Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 21, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Guitarist Keyanna Hutchinson will perform new original music, covers, and a standard or two in jazz, rock, and hip-hop genres.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Natsuki Aihara’s Senior Recital

Thursday / April 23, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. For her senior recital, Natsuki Aihara will feature a variety of music, people, and genres.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Calvin Mausteller’s Senior Recital

Thursday / April 23, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. For his senior recital, Calvin Mausteller presents a mix of original music inspired by classic rock, folk, and fingerstyle guitar.
Admission: Free

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Past Events

Trace Zacur’s Senior Recital

Friday / March 27, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his final concert at Berklee College of Music, saxophonist Trace Zacur will perform mostly original music, with the help of a few special guests.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Leo Varella: Faux Pas

Monday / March 23, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. In his final performance as a leader at Berklee College of Music, guitarist and songwriter Leo Varella leads an ensemble that will explore his original music as a front man.
Admission: Free

An Evening with Gabe Childs: Introduction to Spring

Wednesday / March 11, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Massachusetts native Gabe Childs brings the sweet sounds of funky, jazzy soul to you this spring. Grab your dance shoes, leave your worries at the door, and warm your hearts.
Admission: Free

Iñigo Fúster: Guitar Quintet

Friday / March 6, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Iñigo Fúster, a guitarist from Madrid, Spain, leads the Guitar Quintet, featuring Ángela Varo and Gelín Hau on violin, Noah Leong on viola, and Yi-Ming Hsu on cello.
Admission: Free

Giovanni Piacentini: The Pirate Quintet

Wednesday / March 4, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Italian guitarist and composer Giovanni Piacentini and his band perform original tunes and arrangements of jazz standards.
Admission: Free

Loïc Seznec: Caméléon

Monday / March 2, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
French guitarist Loïc Seznec presents Caméléon, a trio project combining post-rock, experimental, and electronic grooves. This recital will feature original compositions and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Andrei Stratulat

Monday / March 2, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Deep Waters is a four-piece rock band formed last year by Andrei Stratulat, a 21-year-old guitarist and songwriter. The band plays solely original music, drawing inspiration from rock ’n’ roll acts such as Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Humble Pie, and Wishbone Ash.
Admission: Free

Elodie and the True North

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Guitarist and songwriter Elodie performs a set of original indie folk music. Supported by her band, the True North, she combines reflective, honest lyrics with punchy, rock-inspired grooves.
Admission: Free

Jialin and Friends

Friday / February 21, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Jialin performs originals and covers with contemporary arrangements. 
Admission: Free

Luca De Toni Group

Thursday / February 20, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Luca De Toni and his band perform a set of original songs and covers, combining jazz, rock, and electronic music influences.
Admission: Free

Bar Halevy: A Guitar Recital

Friday / February 14, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Inspired by the musical folklore of the Middle East and Latin America, Bar Halevy, joined by special guests, presents an evening of music performed on classical guitar.
Admission: Free

Danny Circharo: Tribute to the Allman Brothers Band

Tuesday / February 11, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Danny Circharo presents a blues-fueled Southern rock experience, diving into the deep catalog of one of rock’s greatest bands, the Allman Brothers Band.
Admission: Free

Chris Ng

Monday / February 10, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Chris Ng presents various covers and arrangements of rock and pop songs.
Admission: Free

Staccioli & Gresino Collective

Monday / February 3, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Staccioli & Gresino Collective, composed of guitarist Francesco Staccioli and pianist Riccardo Gresino, combines funk grooves and jazz colors in its original compositions.
Admission: Free

Solo/Duo Faculty Guitar Night XII

Wednesday / January 22, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
This concert, the 12th in the series, features Guitar Department faculty in solo and duo settings. Department chair Kim Perlak and assistant chair Sheryl Bailey will share the stage with colleagues who perform in blues, jazz, fingerstyle, rock, modern improvisation, and classical styles.
Admission: Free

Jono Smithers’s Senior Recital

Friday / December 20, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For his senior recital, guitarist Jono Smithers presents a diverse mix of music, ranging from various standards to hip-hop and R&B.
Admission: Free

Sen Jia

Friday / December 20, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In a recital that is the culmination of his Berklee College of Music studies, guitarist Sen Jia and friends present a selection of jazz tunes by musicians he admires.
Admission: Free

Hiroki Miura’s Senior Recital

Friday / December 20, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jazz guitarist Hiroki Miura presents standards and original songs inspired by contemporary jazz and Brazilian music.
Admission: Free

Nicholas Combs’s Senior Recital

Friday / December 20, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
For his senior recital, guitarist Nicholas Combs performs a diverse set of jazz, fusion, and R&B.
Admission: Free

OUC Jams Live!

Friday / December 20, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
In the jam-band tradition of the Grateful Dead and Phish, OUC features some of the top student players at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

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