Events

Africana Studies Harry Carney Saxophone Concert with Danny Harrington

Monday / September 30, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Danny Harrington, a professor in the Harmony Department, will perform on a newly restored saxophone previously owned by Harry Carney, a longtime member of Duke Ellington's big band.
Admission: Free

The Hip-Hop Talks

Thursday / November 7, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Join us for an interactive dialogue on the state of hip-hop culture, with live performances.
Admission: Free

International Women’s Day Teach-In

Friday / March 6, 2020 / 12:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
With sessions ranging from unrepresented identities in the music industry to a social justice mixer, the International Women’s Day Teach-In provides space for students to interact with each other and professionals in the field, celebrating the important activist work of all involved.
Admission: Free

Earthapalooza 2020

Friday / April 10, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
At Berklee’s annual Earth Day celebration, student bands perform original music about the environment, alternating with faculty and guest speakers.
Admission: Free

Past Events

Earthapalooza

Friday / April 19, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Berklee's fifth annual Earth Day celebration features a mix of faculty speakers and student bands performing original music, including songs with environmental themes.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Bobby Brooks Wilson

Thursday / April 11, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: Please contact the box office for information on refunds. Bobby Brooks Wilson, the son of late R&B/soul singer Jackie Wilson, will perform and speak about his experience in the music industry.
Admission: Free

North and South Indian Percussion Solos and Rhythm Theory with Jerry Leake

Monday / April 8, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Jerry Leake leads a master class/clinic that focuses on North and South Indian percussion solos; merging rhythm theory and practice; compositional forms and improvisation; alternate set-ups; and much more.
Admission: Free

Roundtable: Woodstock 50 Years Later

Saturday / April 6, 2019 / 5:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Henry Diltz, Rona Elliot, Michael Lang, and Chip Monck lead Woodstock 50 Years Later, a roundtable discussion that includes a sneak peek at an exclusive excerpt from Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation, the forthcoming documentary from American Experience.
Admission: Free

Woodstock 50 Symposium: Opening Celebration

Friday / April 5, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy a multimedia presentation by folk musician and photographer Henry Diltz, accompanied by a Berklee College of Music student ensemble that will perform an eclectic mix of repertoire drawn from the original Woodstock music festival.
Admission: Free

Found in Translation

Thursday / April 4, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
With artists from around the globe, Found in Translation celebrates the rich musical and cultural diversity at Berklee College of Music and beyond.
Admission: Free

Three Days of Music: A Legacy for a Lifetime

Thursday / April 4, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Don’t miss this presentation by Chip Monck, Woodstock emcee and lighting designer. Sponsored by the Liberal Arts Department, this talk is one of a series of kickoff events leading to the Woodstock 50 Symposium on April 5–7.
Admission: Free

Capturing the Music of the ’60s and ’70s in Photographs

Wednesday / April 3, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy this presentation by official Woodstock photographer Henry Diltz. Sponsored by the Liberal Arts Department, this talk is one of a series of kickoff events leading to the Woodstock 50 Symposium on April 5–7.
Admission: Free

Master Class/Clinic on Indian Classical Music

Monday / March 25, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
This master class/clinic on Hindustani (North Indian classical music) and Carnatic (South Indian classical music) will be presented by renowned artists from India.
Admission: Free

Harmonium: Piano of Indian Music Master Class and Clinic

Monday / March 25, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Liberal Arts Department at Berklee College of Music presents Harmonium: Piano of Indian Music Master Class and Clinic, presented by Kedar Naphade on harmonium and accompanied by Amit Kavthekar on tabla.
Admission: Free

International Women’s Day Teach-In

Friday / March 8, 2019 / 3:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
With sessions ranging from unrepresented identities in the music industry to a social justice mixer, the International Women’s Day Teach-In provides space for students to interact with each other and professionals in the field, celebrating the important activist work of all involved.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Master Class/Clinic on Indian Dance

Tuesday / October 23, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. This master class/clinic on Indian classical dance will be presented by renowned artists from India.
Admission: Free

Africana Studies Lecture

Monday / October 22, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Don't miss this scholarly presentation on an art form influenced by the African diaspora.
Admission: Free

Hindustani Instrumental Music Clinic, Presented by Vinayak Agarwal and Amit Kavthekar

Monday / October 22, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Join us for a clinic on Hindustani instrumental music, presented by Vinayak Agarwal on the mohan veena (slide guitar) and Amit Kavthekar on tabla.
Admission: Free

Music of Mass Incarceration

Tuesday / September 25, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Performances will feature original works written by Berklee students in their LENS: Mass Incarceration course.
Admission: Free