Events

Brian McShea: The Phantom Tollbooth

Tuesday / April 25, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, Brian McShea and his band, the Sidemen, will perform works from his jazz composition portfolio, the Phantom Tollbooth.  
Admission: Free

Rihards Kolmanis: Near Light Project

Thursday / April 27, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Near Light Project, led by Rihards Kolmanis, features original compositions and arrangements encompassing an eclectic variety of jazz, fusion, and EDM. 
Admission: Free

Noble Pedro Featuring Clearing

Tuesday / May 2, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Max Grazier presents a math-rock/emo showcase featuring two bands that are a part of Noble Pedro and Clearing (formally known as VIDE). 
Admission: Free

Ricardo Borsatto Faria

Tuesday / May 9, 2017 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Brazilian guitarist Ricardo Borsatto Faria culminates his studies with a performance that showcases all the work he has done while at Berklee, as well as his Brazilian influences.
Admission: Free

Guitar Artist Ensemble: The "Be-Bop" Guitars

Wednesday / May 10, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The student version of the "Be-Bop" Guitars is an ensemble with five guitars and rhythm section. 
Admission: Free

The Eclectic Electrics

Thursday / May 11, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
This concert features contemporary jazz for five guitars and a rhythm section.
Admission: Free

Chi

Wednesday / June 28, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Chi Yuan Chiang presents arrangements, compositions, and covers.
Admission: Free

Felipe Mendes Sextet

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Felipe Mendes presents an evening of original compositions inspired by contemporary jazz.
Admission: Free

Santiago Barragan

Tuesday / July 11, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Santiago Barragan presents an evening of Latin jazz and fusion. 
Admission: Free

Aaron Decker: I'm Feeling Inspired

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Aaron Decker's recital will feature original compositions and arrangements. 
Admission: Free

Imam Hamdani and Friends

Thursday / July 13, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist, composer, and arranger Imam Hamdani presents some original material along with some funk, and blues/jazz covers.
Admission: Free

The Tabula Rasa Ensemble

Friday / July 14, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Tabula Rasa Ensemble, led by Jazz Composition major Abhijit Nath, presents a concert of microtonal and odd meter- influenced modern jazz featuring original material and arrangements of the member's joint influences.
Admission: Free

Daniel Casares Group

Tuesday / July 18, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Daniel Casares presents original music and jazz tunes in a quartet format.
Admission: Free

Joaquín Bustamante

Wednesday / July 19, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Joaquín Bustamante presents his senior recital, performing a handful of arrangements by the musicians who have inspired his career at Berklee. He will also perform original material.
Admission: Free

Jihoon Park

Wednesday / July 19, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Performing some of his favorite covers, Jihoon Park dedicates this recital to himself, but also to his guitar teacher from high school, Frank Annunziata.
Admission: Free

Weijun Yang

Friday / July 28, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Weijun will perform original compositions in the pop-rock/blues genre, spreading positive and meaningful messages of love and peace.
Admission: Free

Kamila Csengeova's Senior Recital

Wednesday / August 16, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
A recipient of the John LaPorta Award from Berklee, Kamila Csengeova is a guitarist from the Czech Republic. 
Admission: Free

Karim Saber Quartet

Thursday / November 16, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Karim Saber presents a set of music from the standard repertoire.
Admission: Free

Weijun Yang: The Starry Night

Friday / November 17, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Weijun Yang presents a fun night filled with soulful, mostly original music, mixed with some covers in the pop-rock genres.
Admission: Free

Past Events

Felipe Mendes Group

Friday / April 21, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Felipe Mendes presents an evening of original compositions inspired by contemporary jazz.
Admission: Free

Iñigo Mantecon: Our Place in Space

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Iñigo Mantecon will experiment with modern jazz, popular music, effects, el feo, and some aspects of electronic music written during his time at Berklee.  
Admission: Free

J.D. Banks' Senior Recital

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In his senior recital, guitarist J.D. Banks presents a collection of instrumental music played by guitar trio and guitar/piano duo.
Admission: Free

Inside and Out: Tonal, Polytonal, and Atonal Techniques for the 21st Century Guitarist

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In the realm of modern jazz, fusion, progressive metal, and rock, this clinic, led by faculty guitarist Norm Zocher, will focus on striking a balance between in and out playing through the application of many tonal, polytonal, and atonal techniques. 
Admission: Free

Sergio Ramos: Fusion Confusion

Friday / April 14, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Sergio Ramos performs a variety of fusion/jazz/rock music for his senior recital, pushing his boundaries of genre and style.
Admission: Free

Chance Fuller's Senior Recital

Thursday / April 13, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Chance Fuller, a 22-year-old guitarist from Houston, Texas, will present a set of metal, rock, country, and jazz, including combinations of them all.
Admission: Free

Ed from Space

Wednesday / April 12, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Eduardo Kirschbaum presents Ed from Space, a rock and soul four-piece band whose members are originally from Japan, Australia, Peru, and the U.S. 
Admission: Free

Joe Sprunt's Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 11, 2017 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Guitar player Joe Sprunt's style, heavily rooted in blues, has a recognizable sound signature. 
Admission: Free

Elio's Funkin Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 11, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Elio Gomez presents groove-based music in American and Latin pop culture. The concert will feature funk, R&B, salsa, and Latin jazz. 
Admission: Free

Collin Idzikowski's Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 11, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Collin Idzikowski presents a collection of original compositions and covers performed by luhx. and Ghost Pepper.
Admission: Free

Andrew Cheng's Senior Recital

Monday / April 10, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitar principal Andrew Cheng presents his senior recital. 
Admission: Free

Chico Pinheiro: New Currents in Brazilian Jazz Guitar

Monday / April 10, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Chico Pinheiro is an exceptional guitarist with a wonderful sound and great fluidity. 
Admission: Free

Blues Week Guitar Clinic: Kirby Kelley

Friday / April 7, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Kirby Kelley, slide guitarist, will present a clinic/performance of acoustic and electric styles as part of the Guitar Department's Blues Week.
Admission: Free

Zachary Auslander's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 5, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jazz guitarist Zachary Auslander presents a compilation of original compositions and arrangements. 
Admission: Free

Cole Holland: Holland Daze

Wednesday / April 5, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Join Cole Holland as he presents an afternoon of stylistically rich music, consisting of original compositions, arrangements by Charles Mingus and Wayne Shorter, and more.
Admission: Free

Blues Week Guitar Concert: Guy Davis and Duke Robillard

Wednesday / April 5, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Blues musicians Guy Davis and Duke Robillard will each perform a one-hour concert as part of the Guitar Department’s Blues Week. Davis will begin his set, followed by Robillard.
Admission: Free

Ian Steed's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 5, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Guitarist Ian Steed will lead his final performance at Berklee, playing standards and covers, as well as originals inspired by diverse expressions of American music.
Admission: Free

Metal Guitar Night

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Berklee's top metal bands and guitar talent will be showcased in an evening guaranteed to be filled with fierce metal riffs and shred guitar pyrotechnics. 
Admission: Free

Dan's Recital Bash

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, guitarist Daniel Schimmel presents an instrumental set featuring jazz, rock, and fusion. 
Admission: Free

Jeremy Bernstein's Senior Recital With Celebrity Look-Alikes

Monday / April 3, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Boston native Jeremy Bernstein leads his senior recital with the rock and funk band Celebrity Look-Alikes.  
Admission: Free

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