Events

Guitar Performance and Composition Clinic: Tosin Abasi (Virtual Event)

Wednesday / October 21, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
Modern guitarist, composer, and eight-string player Tosin Abasi will perform and speak with Sheryl Bailey, assistant chair of the Guitar Department.
Admission: Free

Ira Klein (Video Rewind)

Wednesday / October 21, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
In this video rewind from 2018, guitarist Ira Klein presents original music and arrangements of multigenerational blues songs. 
Admission: Free

Performance Ear Training Clinic with New York City Jazz Guitarists

Tuesday / November 10, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
Four New York City jazz guitarists—Mike Stern, Leni Stern, Wayne Krantz, and Sheryl Bailey—will share performances, advice, and conversation with Allan Chase, chair of the Ear Training Department, and Kim Perlak, chair of the Guitar Department.
Admission: Free

Cameron Mee’s Senior Recital

Thursday / December 10, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Guitarist Cameron Mee and his quartet present Labyrinth, a unique set of originals and arrangements that are not quite rock and not quite jazz.
Admission: Free

Past Events

Solo/Duo Faculty Guitar Night XIV

Wednesday / September 30, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
Kim Perlak and Sheryl Bailey, the Guitar Department's chair and assistant chair, are joined by faculty in this welcome concert featuring all guitar styles.
Admission: Free

Martín Guas (Video Rewind)

Wednesday / September 2, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
In this video rewind from October 2019, Argentinian multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Martín Guas presents original music that combines influences from genres throughout the world.
Admission: Free

Connor Gehlert's Senior Recital (Video Rewind)

Tuesday / August 25, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate virtually.
In this video rewind from 2016, guitar principal Connor Gehlert presents some music with his favorite people to commemorate his senior recital.
Admission: Free

Bob Winter and Larry Baione (Video Rewind)

Wednesday / August 5, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
In this video rewind from September 2019, the classic piano and guitar jazz duo of Bob Winter and Larry Baione perform a concert featuring standard jazz repertoire.
Admission: Free

Francesca Castro: Day by Day (Video Rewind)

Wednesday / July 15, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
In this video rewind from October 2019, watch guitarist and vocalist Francesca Castro present original songs from her debut EP, Day by Day, featuring a fusion of jazz and R&B.
Admission: Free

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

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

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

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