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Past Events

Garrett Waite

Thursday / November 7, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jazz guitarist/bassist/vocalist Garrett Waite presents an evening of original and eclectic music. Garrett, whose influences range from classic rock and pop to jazz and the avant-garde, uses music to promote positive social, environmental, and spiritual messages.
Admission: Free

Juan Torres: VCR KID

Monday / November 4, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Juan Torres presents VCR KID, a synthwave group that evokes the 1980s by combining the heavy sounds of guitars and synthesizers.
Admission: Free

Smoked Berry

Thursday / October 24, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Smoked Berry is a newly formed Berklee College of Music student band that performs music in a variety of genres, including pop, ballad, R&B, and rock.
Admission: Free

Letian Liang: Guoding Tribute Show

Friday / October 18, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Letian Liang presents a tribute recital of Chinese singer-songwriter Guoding, featuring tunes from his 2016 album The Silent Star Stone.
Admission: Free

Luis Enrique McDougal: An Evening of Music with Friends

Thursday / October 17, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jazz guitarist and composer Luis Enrique McDougal brings together his group of wildly creative musicians to present originals and his twist on standards.
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

Ting’s Senior Recital

Thursday / October 17, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Joined by friends, Thai guitarist and composer Ting presents a combination of fusion, progressive metal, and rearranged film music.
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

Asuka Akagawa: Intuition

Tuesday / October 15, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Profoundly influenced by ECM jazz, guitarist Asuka Akagawa presents an intuitive approach to improvisation.
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

Rose Hill

Wednesday / October 9, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Danny Circharo presents his band Rose Hill, an electrifying mix of blues, soul, funk, rock, and psychedelic jam band. The concert will feature originals with a tasteful mix of covers.
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

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

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

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

Martin Levallois’s Senior Recital

Thursday / August 15, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Argentinian guitarist Martin Levallois performs a set of jazz and native Argentinian songs. His set includes funky and moving rhythms, as well as guitar solo pieces.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Lyle Brewer Clinic

Thursday / August 15, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Lyle Brewer, an assistant professor of guitar at Berklee College of Music, plays original instrumental music on solo guitar. In this clinic, Brewer will discuss fingerpicking techniques, independence of bass and melody, and how to arrange songs for solo guitar.
Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Perlak/Tronzo Duo

Wednesday / August 14, 2019 / 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, chair and professor (respectively) 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: David Newsam Clinic

Wednesday / August 14, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
David Newsam B.M. ’81, an associate professor of guitar at Berklee College of Music, will explore the intersection of classical, jazz, and Brazilian music.
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

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