Events

Aaron Decker: Waiting to Give

Thursday / April 26, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For his senior recital, Aaron Decker will feature original compositions and covers.
Admission: Free

David Stern

Monday / April 30, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Jazz guitarist David Stern is about to graduate and move to New York City to join the music scene. In his final performance at Berklee College of Music, he will be joined on stage by Kenny Werner on piano, Ben Solomon on saxophone, Max Ridley on bass, and Marcelo Pérez on drums.
Admission: Free

Eugene Sun's Senior Recital

Monday / April 30, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist and composer Eugene Sun(孙 宇辰)will present an instrumental concert playing modern jazz and grooves with his quintet.
Admission: Free

Jerry Reed/Chet Atkins Guitar Ensemble

Tuesday / May 8, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
This ensemble is a group of Berklee College of Music students dedicated to the music of Jerry Reed, as performed by Chet Atkins and Reed.
Admission: Free

Guitar Artist Ensemble: Be-Bop Guitars

Tuesday / May 8, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Be-Bop Guitars student guitar ensemble features some of the best guitar players at Berklee playing intricate arrangements written specifically for the ensemble.
Admission: Free

Ryo Yamaguchi's Senior Recital

Wednesday / June 27, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist and arranger Ryo Yamaguchi will perform his compositions and arrangements in his final performance at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

João Perrusi: Self-Portrait

Friday / June 29, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his first recital at Berklee College of Music, João Perrusi will lead a recital with original arrangements and compositions as the band navigates through different styles of Brazilian music, as well as rock and modern jazz.
Admission: Free

Noguera Collective

Monday / July 2, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Guitarist, composer, and musical director Santiago Barragan Noguera presents a set of original material influenced by world and Latin music.
Admission: Free

Daniel Chen

Tuesday / July 3, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Daniel Chen and friends present a pop song project focusing on arrangements and covers of Chinese and Taiwanese pop songs.
Admission: Free

Mike Marguet: Kamikazes

Friday / July 6, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Mike Marguet presents Kamikazes, formed for the sole basis of rocking out to tasty jams. The band is inspired by Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Tame Impala, Pink Floyd, and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Admission: Free

Shupei Wang: Four Seasons

Friday / July 6, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Featuring original compositions and arrangements, guitarist Shupei Wang presents a concert that reflects his thoughts on four seasons in a year—and in a life.
Admission: Free

Kailin Zhong

Tuesday / July 10, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Chinese singer-songwriter Kailin Zhong presents R&B and pop original songs and arrangements, accompanied by a band featuring Launchpad, MIDI controller, and some real instruments.
Admission: Free

Clinic: Blues Guitarist Scott Sharrard

Tuesday / July 17, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Scott Sharrard, a 2018 Grammy Award nominee who has been the touring guitarist for the Gregg Allman Band since fall 2008, hosts a clinic.
Admission: Free

Jake Lanoe's Recital

Tuesday / July 17, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Jake Lanoe and his band will perform rock/metal songs, featuring covers, arrangements, and originals. Instrumentation will be guitar, bass, drums, and keyboard.
Admission: Free

Santiago Barragán

Monday / July 23, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitar principal Santiago Barragán presents an hour of original compositions.
Admission: Free

Javier Gramajo

Wednesday / August 1, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In his senior recital, guitarist Javier Gramajo presents jazz standards and contemporary music.
Admission: Free

Jonathan Richer's Senior Recital

Friday / August 10, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Jonathan Richer contends his senior recital will be amazing, bombastic, colorful, daring, exciting, faithful, gilded, holistic, impish, just, kinetic, lustful, magnificent, nacarat, opulent, pabulous, qoph, richer, superfluous, titillating, under-new-management, vivacious, whimsical, xanthic, yote, and—last but not least—zany.
Admission: Free

Andrew McCann's Senior Recital

Friday / August 10, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Andrew McCann and his band will present a selection of music that has inspired him throughout his life.
Admission: Free

Noguera All-Stars: Senior Recital

Tuesday / August 14, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Santiago Barragán Noguera is a Colombian songwriter and composer. His senior recital will feature original material inspired by world and Latin music.
Admission: Free

Jeff Buchanan's Senior Recital

Friday / August 17, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Boston, Massachusetts–based guitarist Jeff Buchanan performs an eclectic set featuring ambient original music, music from movies and video games, and jazz tunes.
Admission: Free

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Past Events

Liam Compton: Little Lamb Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 25, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Little Lamb is a five-piece, all original, progressive rock band. Driven by rhythmic experimentation and highly orchestrated, interweaving guitar parts, the music is free to be augmented by each member.
Admission: Free

Daniel Martinez's Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 24, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In his senior recital, Daniel Martinez and his band the Offering will play a collection of original heavy metal songs, as well as several covers as tribute to his musical influences.
Admission: Free

Takuya Kohashi

Monday / April 23, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, guitarist Takuya Kohashi presents contemporary jazz and funk music. 
Admission: Free

Hand Made House

Friday / April 20, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Hand Made House is an alternative/rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. Its music ranges from rock ballads and pop boogies to gritty, hard-rock driven movements inspired by artists such as Kings of Leon, Bill Withers, and John Legend.
Admission: Free

Jiuli Ma's Senior Recital

Friday / April 20, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jiuli Ma, a guitarist from Jinan, China, will perform music in the style of jazz, blues, funk, and rock.
Admission: Free

Kyle Purwin's Senior Recital

Friday / April 20, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Kyle Purwin and friends will perform classic heavy metal tunes, as well as original songs with special guests.
Admission: Free

Bobby Stanton Guitar Clinic

Thursday / April 19, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Faculty guitarist Bobby Stanton presents a guitar clinic featuring numerous applications of contemporary fingerstyle techniques.
Admission: Free

Daniel Casares's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 18, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, guitarist Daniel Casares will present original music in the jazz genre. 
Admission: Free

Tim Johnson

Wednesday / April 18, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Norwegian jazz guitarist Tim Johnson presents his senior recital, featuring a mix of original compositions and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Root: True Color

Tuesday / April 17, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In his senior recital, Shuang Ni, a.k.a. Root, presents an afternoon of blues, pop, rock, funk, and R&B.   
Admission: Free

Hyung Jin Yun's Senior Recital

Friday / April 13, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Hyung Jin Yun presents Band Unite, performing in a concert that will feature various styles of music.
Admission: Free

Tristan Garrity: Space Captain

Friday / April 13, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, Tristan Garrity presents funk, jazz, soul, and groove-based music.
Admission: Free

Master Class with Wayne Krantz

Friday / April 13, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Wayne Krantz is an American guitarist and composer known for his use of complex rhythmic and harmonic concepts. Krantz is an alumnus of the Berklee Guitar Department.
Admission: Free

Nick Reczek's Senior Recital

Thursday / April 12, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Nick Reczek presents his jam band quartet for a fun night of music. The group will take you through the classics, and introduce new ones along the way.
Admission: Free

Guitar Clinic with Wayne Krantz

Thursday / April 12, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Berklee students and faculty are invited to this clinic featuring Wayne Krantz, American guitarist and composer known for his use of complex rhythmic and harmonic concepts. 
Admission: Free

Connor Rogers: Eyes of Oblivion

Wednesday / April 11, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Connor Rogers presents Eyes of Oblivion, a high-energy, melodic metal band.
Admission: Free

Clinic with Leo Nocentelli of the Meters

Wednesday / April 11, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
As part of Funk Week, Berklee students and faculty are invited to a special clinic featuring Grammy Award–winning Leo Nocentelli of the Meters. 
Admission: Free

Edgar Garcia's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 11, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Edgar Garcia's senior recital will feature music from great metal composers such as Marty Friedman, Yngwie Malmsteen, Joe Stump, and many others.
Admission: Free

Clinic: Tonal, Polytonal, and Atonal Techniques for All Guitarists

Wednesday / April 11, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Focusing on modern jazz, fusion, progressive metal, and rock, this Norman Zocher–led clinic will strike a balance between in-and-out playing over grooves and II Vs through the application of tonal, polytonal, and atonal techniques,
Admission: Free

Mikail Seet’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 10, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, guitarist Mikail Seet and friends will play modern jazz.
Admission: Free

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