Events

Guitar Sessions Clinic: Guy Van Duser

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Guy Van Duser, a legendary fingerstyle guitarist, is joined by faculty members Larry Baione on rhythm guitar, Bob Winter on piano, Bruno Raberg on acoustic bass, and Jon Hazilla on drums, working as a typical Nashville session band of the 1950s and ’60s.
Admission: Free

Amaury Altmayer’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, guitarist Amaury Altmayer presents an afternoon of listening and improvisation.
Admission: Free

Stephen Perlowski's Senior Recital

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, guitarist Stephen Perlowski presents original arrangements of tunes in a variety of genres from Americana to classical, including arrangements from great solo guitarists such as John Fahey, Chet Atkins, and Jerry Reed.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Art of the Jam with Wayne Krantz

Wednesday / August 15, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Guitarist Wayne Krantz and his group host the Art of the Jam, a Guitar Sessions visiting artist clinic.
Admission: Free

Jazz Duo Concert: Larry Baione and Jesse Williams

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Faculty guitarist Larry Baione and bassist Jesse Williams present a jazz duo concert as part of Guitar Sessions.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: German Schauss—The Thinking Shredder’s Approach to Guitar, Technique, and Sounds

Thursday / August 16, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Renowned guitar virtuoso German Schauss presents a clinic on modern rock guitar techniques and concepts.
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

The Summer Ends

Tuesday / September 11, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Summer Ends performs a high energy set of songs featured on its debut EP, Burden on Your Mind, filled with sing-along choruses and intricate musicianship.
Admission: Free

Noguera All-Stars: Senior Recital

Tuesday / September 11, 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

Jing Hwang: Flying Underwater

Friday / September 14, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jing Hwang, a Malaysian guitarist and contemporary writing and production major, presents originals and arrangements of tunes ranging from progressive rock to jazz fusion and R&B.
Admission: Free

Psychedelic Folk Sounds of Caleb Hickman and Friends

Monday / September 24, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitar principal Caleb Hickman presents an hour of original psychedelic folk from his first two albums, as well as songs from his latest album, Who Is the Paisley Boy.
Admission: Free

Gagi Heinrich

Monday / October 1, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Gagi Heinrich, a.k.a. Dragan Hajnrih, is a guitarist, arranger, and composer. His concert will feature elements of traditional polyphony and counterpoint, as well as different types of broken rhythms, odd meters, and polyrhythms from Africa and the Balkans. 
Admission: Free

Camilo Perez Quartet

Tuesday / October 2, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Camilo Perez presents his original songs in a quartet format. Although the compositions are heavily influenced by R&B and soul, they incorporate touches of modern jazz and Latin folklore.
Admission: Free

João Oliveira: Fluous

Tuesday / October 2, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist João Oliveira presents Fluous, an avant-garde, guitar-driven instrumental project featuring pop/rock vibes, blues elements, and modern/complex guitar playing.
Admission: Free

Ira Klein

Thursday / October 4, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Ira Klein presents original music and arrangements of multigenerational blues songs. 
Admission: Free

Nick Lees: The Third Wing

Thursday / October 4, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Nick Lees and his band the Third Wing presents a high-energy rock show. 
Admission: Free

Francesca Castro and Aubrey Situmorang Sextet

Friday / October 5, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Francesca Castro and Aubrey Situmorang Sextet is a group of young musicians from different countries who met at Berklee College of Music during their first semester.
Admission: Free

Easy Street

Wednesday / October 10, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Join three-piece pop/rock trio Easy Street for a night of original music. The band features James Reed on guitar/vocals, John Keyes on drums, and Francesco Gerosa on bass.
Admission: Free

Near Light Project

Friday / October 12, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Near Light Project is a collective of like-minded musicians led by Rihards Kolmanis. The project performs original music composed by Kolmanis, taking influence from a wide array of genres, including jazz, fusion, rock, and electronic dance music.
Admission: Free

Norman Zocher's Electric Strings Quintet

Monday / October 15, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist and composer Norman Zocher brings his genre-bending Electric Strings Quintet to Berk Recital Hall. This concert, which draws from classical and rock traditions, features Zocher on guitar, surrounded by fellow faculty members: Mimi Rabson (violin), Rebecca Shrimpton (voice), Abby Aronson Zocher (bass), and Mike Connors (drums).
Admission: Free

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Past Events

Guitar Sessions: Perlak/Tronzo Duo

Tuesday / August 14, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Perlak/Tronzo Duo bridges the worlds of classical and modern improvised music. The repertoire of Kim Perlak and David Tronzo, both faculty in the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music, consists of co-composed works that draw on new ideas and elements of their traditions.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions Clinic: Robert Godin

Tuesday / August 14, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Robert Godin of Godin Guitars presents a clinic on instrument making and demonstrates new models of his guitars as part of the Guitar Sessions summer program.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Tim Miller Clinic—Intervallic Architecture

Monday / August 13, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
For Guitar Sessions 2018, Tim Miller presents Intervallic Architecture, a clinic that will teach students to creatively construct unique arpeggios for use in improvisation.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Blues Clinic and Performance with Dan Bowden

Monday / August 13, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Berklee College of Music faculty member Dan Bowden presents a blues clinic and performance featuring concepts to personalize and expand your soloing ideas. Ed Lucie (bass) and Ralph Rosen (drums) also will perform.
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

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

Psychedelic Folk Sounds of Caleb Hickman and Friends

Friday / August 3, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Featuring Jamicheal Frazier on flute and Sam Smith on bass, composer Caleb Hickman presents an hour of psychedelic folk music. The trio will play Hickman’s most recent works to promote his newest album, Who Is the Paisley Boy, as well as songs from his previous two albums.
Admission: Free

Soi Kikawada: Last Lift

Thursday / August 2, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Soi Kikawada and his band presents smooth pop and jazz tunes.
Admission: Free

Subharaj Das Ghosh: An Evening of Soothing Music

Wednesday / August 1, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Subharaj Das Ghosh presents an evening of smooth music. 
Admission: Free

Andre Giles’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / July 31, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his last recital at Berklee College of Music, Andre Giles will present a set of different styles, including jazz, fusion, and funk.
Admission: Free

German Schauss: The Thinking Shredder’s Approach to Guitar, Technique, and Sounds

Tuesday / July 24, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Internationally renowned guitar virtuoso German Schauss will present a clinic on modern rock guitar techniques and concepts.
Admission: Free

Jake Lee's Recital: First Step into the World

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

Practice Tips for Musicianship Class

Tuesday / July 17, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Mitch Seidman, a Berklee College of Music professor and guitarist, will demonstrate helpful practice and application techniques useful for musicianship class. Various levels of experience will be addressed.
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

Jim Peterson: Groove Concepts for Funk Guitar

Tuesday / July 17, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Jim Peterson, Berklee College of Music associate professor, presents a clinic featuring a demonstration of rhythm guitar techniques, slap guitar cascading, playing through changes, tone, and many other concepts.
Admission: Free

EVENT

Monday / July 16, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
EVENT will play progressive rock in the style of bands such as Dream Theater, Muse, and Nine Inch Nails, featuring 90 percent original material.
Admission: Free

Martina Liviero Ensemble

Friday / July 13, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Martina Liviero is a composer and guitarist from Buenos Aires, Argentina, who is based in Boston, Massachusetts. She combines South American music with improvisational and experimental elements from jazz and chamber music.
Admission: Free

Ryo Yamaguchi's Senior Recital

Tuesday / July 10, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Composer, arranger, and guitarist Ryo Yamaguchi and his band will perform his compositions in his final recital at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Scott Tarulli Group

Monday / July 9, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Guitar faculty member Scott Tarulli performs with his group, featuring Zeke Martin on drums, Joe Sumrell on bass, Emily Gelineau on violin, and special guests.
Admission: Free

Shupei Wang: Four Seasons

Friday / July 6, 2018 / 4:00 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

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