Events

Marcela Bastida Quinonez: New Beginnings

Friday / December 6, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For her jazz composition portfolio, Marcela Bastida Quinonez, a pianist and composer from Mexico, presents original compositions and arrangements in a big-band setting.
Admission: Free

Billy Childs Ensemble

Wednesday / December 11, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Jazz Composition Department at Berklee College of Music presents Billy Childs and a student ensemble performing arrangements and compositions of the Grammy Award–winning artist.
Admission: Free

Past Events

Co-Op Big Band

Thursday / December 5, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Under the leadership of the Jazz Composition Department at Berklee College of Music, the Co-Op Big Band presents a recital featuring compositions by students enrolled in the major.
Admission: Free

JCMP Workshop Ensemble Recital

Wednesday / December 4, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
The Jazz Composition Department at Berklee College of Music presents a workshop ensemble recital.
Admission: Free

Clara Lin’s Jazz Composition Portfolio

Friday / August 16, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Clara Lin’s jazz composition portfolio features original compositions and arrangements in a quintet and sextet horn section.
Admission: Free

Nanqiao Liu’s Jazz Composition Recital

Wednesday / August 14, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Chinese trumpeter and composer Nanqiao Liu presents a selection from his jazz composition portfolio.
Admission: Free

Matthew Chapin’s Jazz Composition Senior Recital

Friday / August 9, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Matthew Chapin presents compositions from his jazz composition portfolio.
Admission: Free

Yong Yoon Kim’s Jazz Composition Portfolio

Monday / August 5, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Yong Yoon Kim, a jazz composer and graduating senior at Berklee College of Music, presents his compositions with a fabulous band.
Admission: Free

Thomas Gaumer’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / June 11, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Thomas Gaumer and his band present a set of original compositions and arrangements inspired by Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, and Bob Brookmeyer.
Admission: Free

Elisabeth Waters’s Jazz Composition Portfolio

Tuesday / April 16, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For her jazz composition portfolio, vocalist Elisabeth Waters presents original pieces.
Admission: Free

Takumi Kakimoto’s Jazz Composition Senior Recital

Friday / April 12, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Pianist and composer Takumi Kakimoto presents his senior recital as a jazz composition major at Berklee College of Music, featuring original works.
Admission: Free

Travis Frank’s Jazz Composition Portfolio

Friday / April 12, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Jazz composer and bandleader Travis Frank will lead the Frank-Nilsson Contemporary Jazz Orchestra in a presentation of his senior jazz composition portfolio, featuring his original compositions.
Admission: Free

Takayuki Shiba’s Jazz Composition Portfolio

Thursday / April 11, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For his jazz composition portfolio, pianist Takayuki Shiba presents original compositions and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Sam Spear’s Jazz Composition Portfolio

Thursday / April 11, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist and composer Sam Spear presents works from her jazz composition portfolio.
Admission: Free

Zachary Olson: Heading Out

Thursday / April 11, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Composer Zachary Olson presents a collection of original compositions and arrangements inspired by jazz and orchestral works, featuring a large ensemble of his contemporaries.
Admission: Free

Chord Scale Madness

Wednesday / April 10, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Each year, the Jazz Composition Department hosts a concert featuring the best works from its Chord Scale Voicings for Arranging (AR-201) course. Hosted by professor Jackson Schultz, this concert is always a treat.
Admission: Free

Jiwon Kwon’s Jazz Composition Portfolio

Wednesday / April 10, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Pianist Jiwon Kwon presents her jazz composition portfolio.
Admission: Free

Music of Eri Chichibu: Jazz Composition Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 10, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Eri Chichibu, a Japanese composer, arranger, and pianist majoring in jazz composition and film scoring, presents her senior portfolio as a jazz composition major.
Admission: Free

Jesus Burgos’s Jazz Composition Recital

Tuesday / April 9, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist and composer Jesus Burgos leads a group of talented musicians, presenting original compositions combining jazz and metal.
Admission: Free

Yuzhe Xie’s Jazz Composition Recital

Tuesday / April 9, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his jazz composition senior recital, Yuzhe Xie presents original compositions and arrangements.
Admission: Free

Maurizio Fiore: Is This Jazz?

Friday / April 5, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his jazz composition portfolio recital, Maurizio Fiore presents original music, featuring a combination of South American folklore and contemporary jazz.
Admission: Free

Evan Tamagni’s Jazz Composition Portfolio Recital

Monday / April 1, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guitarist Evan Tamagni presents his jazz composition portfolio.
Admission: Free

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