Events

CANCELED: Jim Peterson: Groove Concepts for Funk Guitar

Wednesday / July 17, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: Please contact the box office for information on refunds. Jim Peterson, Berklee College of Music associate professor, unlocks the secrets to playing funk guitar. Learn everything you need to know about building time-keeping skills, improvisation, theory, tone, and a straightforward way to play killer slap guitar.
Admission: Free

Hugo Alves: A Walk around Samba

Wednesday / July 17, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Hugo Alves and his band tour Brazilian music, with an emphasis on samba. The band will play traditional pieces from composers such as Noel Rosa and Cartola, as well as contemporary work from composers such as João Bosco and Chico Buarque.
Admission: Free

Plini Clinic

Tuesday / July 23, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Plini shares his views on tone, composition, technique, and the music business.
Admission: Free

Hiroki Miura

Tuesday / July 23, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his first recital at Berklee College of Music, Hiroki Miura presents original compositions and arrangements featuring contemporary jazz.
Admission: Free

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

Tuesday / July 23, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Internationally renowned guitar virtuoso German Schauss presents a clinic on modern rock guitar techniques and concepts.
Admission: Free

Yinghao Tan: From Here to Somewhere

Wednesday / July 24, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For his senior recital, Chinese guitarist Yinghao Tan performs a set of jazz funk tunes.
Admission: Free

Lucas Santos’s Senior Recital

Thursday / August 1, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Lucas Santos presents his senior recital.
Admission: Free

Perisa Vlahovic Presents P Dawg and the Funky Few

Monday / August 5, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Serbian guitarist Perisa Vlahovic showcases a set of original jazz and funk compositions.
Admission: Free

Back from the Dead: The Reanimation of Rock ’n’ Roll

Monday / August 12, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For his senior recital, guitarist Spencer Carlson presents a unique mix of blues, rock, and punk music.
Admission: Free

Voice from the Isolated Land: Roger Lin’s Senior Recital

Friday / August 16, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Roger Lin and his quintet present original compositions and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Josh Carlson

Friday / August 16, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Josh Carlson presents a collection of his favorite instrumental rock pieces by some of his biggest heroes.
Admission: Free

Neal Itzler Quartet

Friday / September 13, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Berklee College of Music faculty guitarist Neal Itzler presents the Neal Itzler Quartet, which will play a set of contemporary jazz and funk.
Admission: Free

Norm Zocher's Electric Strings Quintet

Monday / September 16, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist and composer Norm Zocher and his genre-bending Electric Strings Quintet draw from classical and rock traditions, featuring Zocher on guitars, Mimi Rabson on violin, Rebecca Shrimpton on voice, Bruno Raberg on bass, and Dave Jamrog on drums.
Admission: Free

Norm Zocher’s Electric Strings Quintet

Thursday / September 19, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist and composer Norm Zocher and his genre-bending Electric Strings Quintet deliver a performance that draws from classical and rock traditions.
Admission: Free

Herbie: Berklee's Got Soul

Tuesday / October 1, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Student performer Herbie presents Berklee's Got Soul, featuring a combination of blues and rock with a touch of sweet soul music.
Admission: Free

Joel Kent

Wednesday / October 2, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Joel Kent performs a set of original progressive rock material.
Admission: Free

Martín Guas

Thursday / October 10, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Argentinian multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Martín Guas presents original music that combines influences from genres throughout the world.
Admission: Free

Solo/Duo Faculty Guitar Night XI

Thursday / October 10, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
This concert, the 11th in the series, features Guitar Department faculty in solo and duo settings. Department chair emeritus Larry Baione, chair Kim Perlak, and assistant chair Sheryl Bailey will share the stage with colleagues who perform in classical, jazz, fingerstyle, folk, slide, rock, and blues styles.
Admission: Free

Luca De Toni Group

Tuesday / October 15, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Italian jazz guitarist Luca De Toni performs a set of original songs and covers, including songs from the jazz tradition.
Admission: Free

4M11—Biet

Thursday / October 17, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Thai guitarist and shred master Ting and bandmates present a special performance, combining fusion and progressive metal.
Admission: Free

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Past Events

EVENT

Monday / July 15, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
EVENT plays original music in the style of Dream Theater, Nine Inch Nails, Muse, and Queens of the Stone Age.
Admission: Free

Santiago Barragán’s Piano Recital

Wednesday / July 10, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Santiago Barragán Noguera is a Colombian guitarist, composer, and songwriter who learned to play guitar as a teenager in Bogotá, Colombia. Influenced by jazz, classical, rock, pop, and Latin music, Santiago studied jazz when he was 18 with teachers of the conservatory of Nancy, France.
Admission: Free

Rodrigo Domingues’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / July 2, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
For his senior recital, Brazilian guitarist Rodrigo Domingues performs a set of jazz standards.
Admission: Free

Camilo Velez, Vol. II

Monday / July 1, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Colombian songwriter Camilo Velez presents an evening of original music, deeply rooted in Latin America and infused with jazz and funk.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Noguera Collective

Monday / July 1, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: Please contact the box office for information on refunds. Santiago Barragán Noguera is a Colombian guitarist, composer, and songwriter who learned to play guitar as a teenager in Bogotá, Colombia. He is influenced by jazz, classical, rock, pop, and Latin music.
Admission: Free

Woodstock Revisited: 50th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday / June 11, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Students at Berklee College of Music come together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, featuring songs from the iconic 1969 festival.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Rodrigo Domingues Moreira

Monday / June 10, 2019 / 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 Rodrigo Domingues Moreira performs a set of songs that celebrate hard bop American music made in the mid-1950s.
Admission: Free

Ben Bass's Senior Recital

Thursday / May 9, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Ben Bass presents a set of original compositions and standard tunes.
Admission: Free

The Eclectic Electrics

Thursday / May 9, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The spring concert of the Eclectic Electrics features contemporary jazz for five guitars and a rhythm section.
Admission: Free

Elisa Miconi: Rock Guitar ... and All That Jazz

Thursday / May 9, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Guitarist Elisa Miconi presents originals and covers with a band of great, versatile musicians. Come listen to a mix of rock, blues, and jazz that crosses countries and cultures.
Admission: Free

Guitar Artist Ensemble: Be-Bop Guitars

Tuesday / May 7, 2019 / 7:00 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

Rihards Kolmanis’s Senior Recital, Featuring Near Light Project

Monday / May 6, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Led by guitarist Rihards Kolmanis, Near Light Project will perform original compositions and arrangements in a variety of genres, including jazz, fusion, and EDM.
Admission: Free

Bobby Stanton’s Guitar Ensemble

Monday / May 6, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
This performance group from Bobby Stanton’s guitar ensembles features several students performing various instrumentals, including fingerstyle guitar solos and ensemble playing.
Admission: Free

Ronald B. Clay: Not Quite Finished

Monday / May 6, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For his senior recital, guitarist Ronald B. Clay performs an instrumental set of original songs and covers in a combination of gospel, R&B, and jazz styles.
Admission: Free

Ryan Bale's Senior Recital

Friday / May 3, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Ryan Bale will perform his final Berklee College of Music recital, featuring performances by the Cotones, Ansonia, and special guests. The show will feature a mix of original material from his two bands and a few covers from artists who have had a strong influence on him.
Admission: Free

Hojoong Yoo Group

Friday / April 26, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For his senior recital, South Korean guitarist Hojoong Yoo will perform original compositions and arranged songs.
Admission: Free

Trevor Martin’s Senior Recital

Thursday / April 25, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist and composer Trevor Martin presents original compositions and arrangements in an array of music from modern funk to progressive rock.
Admission: Free

Algren Rogers: A History of Me

Tuesday / April 23, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Algren Rogers performs A History of Me, a one-hour performance featuring music spanning his journey from beginner guitarist to Berklee College of Music graduate.
Admission: Free

Craig Harley Schmuhl: Hate Storm Annihilation

Friday / April 19, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Craig Harley Schmuhl and his band Hate Storm Annihilation perform an hour of punishing death metal, featuring blast beats, aggressive riffing, and gutturals.
Admission: Free

Carter Wilson

Thursday / April 18, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Carter Wilson presents a collection of his favorite songs, ranging from jazz standards to R&B classics.
Admission: Free

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