Events

CANCELED: Tailoni Tenisi’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 1, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. For his senior recital, Tailoni Tenisi presents a night of hyphy hip-hop and groovy R&B.
Admission: Free

Yoo Young Lee’s Senior Recital

Friday / April 3, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For his senior recital, Korean drummer Yoo Young Lee will perform original tunes with his jazz-based trio.
Admission: Free

Zhuoyuntong (Amy) Wu’s Senior Recital

Monday / April 6, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Zhuoyuntong (Amy) Wu, dual majoring in marimba performance and music business/management at Berklee College of Music, presents her senior recital, featuring contemporary marimba music.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Viki: With Everything

Monday / April 6, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Drummer Viki presents With Everything, a concert of pop, contemporary Christian, and gospel music. Viki will perform pop songs of her favorite drummers and a few Christian/gospel songs that helped her at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Gen Yoshimura’s Senior Recital

Monday / April 6, 2020 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Drummer and composer Gen Yoshimura presents his senior recital, featuring modern jazz arrangements.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Qianyun “Ashley” Luo’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 7, 2020 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Chinese drummer and composer Qianyun “Ashley” Luo presents her senior recital, featuring compositions and arrangements in a contemporary jazz fusion style with an Asian twist.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Ian E. Tucksmith’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 8, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Ian E. Tucksmith’s outlaw/country band delivers a raw sound with upbeat and haunting elements, framed by honest lyrics that often focus on prison reform, misogyny, and heartbreak.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Hyunjik Lee’s Senior Recital

Friday / April 10, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. For his senior recital, drum set principal Hyunjik Lee presents modern jazz styles in a trio (piano, bass, and drums) setting.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Jonah Salen’s Senior Recital

Monday / April 13, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Drummer Jonah Salen performs a set of original music with his band Gatch, featuring combinations of rock, funk, bluegrass, and jazz styles.
Admission: Free

Jayson Ha

Tuesday / April 14, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
South Korean drummer Jayson Ha performs a set of covers in a combination of R&B, funk, and gospel styles.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Pēteris Žīle’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 14, 2020 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Pēteris Žīle and his band present an evening of dynamic jazz/fusion compositions.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Wendy Fan’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 15, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Drum set principal Wendy Fan presents her senior recital.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Max Meizlish’s Senior Recital

Friday / April 17, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Drummer Max Meizlish performs five mini sets with various groups from Berklee College of Music. From restaurant jazz to explosive alternative rock, this recital showcases his versatility on the drums.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Chris Savarino: Relative Modulation Master Class

Friday / April 17, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. For this master class, Chris Savarino will cover many topics, including polyrhythms, metric modulation, and odd time signatures.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Carles Pereira: A New Me

Friday / April 17, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. With the help of the finest musicians at Berklee College of Music, Carles Pereira concludes his time at the college by presenting original compositions and a side of himself that no one has seen before.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Gui Fuentes’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 29, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Brazilian drummer Gui Fuentes performs a set that represents his musical journey, featuring genres such as jazz fusion, Brazilian, and progressive rock.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: José Arturo Flores: El Extranjero

Friday / May 1, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. After touring Africa, Europe, and the Americas, José Arturo Flores presents a collection of songs inspired by the styles and experiences of his journey thus far.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Thomas Debelian’s Senior Recital

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Norwegian percussionist Thomas Debelian performs originals and covers from all over the world, combining Brazilian, Norwegian, and Afro-Cuban styles.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Berklee Marimba Concert

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Students perform small ensemble works in a variety of styles centering on mallet percussion instruments.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Vetsynis: Jake Gardam’s Senior Recital

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Drum set principal Jake Gardam performs original heavy metal music with Vetsynis, the band he helped form at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

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Past Events

CANCELED: Davis Nickles

Friday / March 27, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. For his senior recital, percussionist Davis Nickles will perform chamber and solo works for marimba, multiple percussion, and drum set, featuring works by Koshinski, Trevino, Mackey, Square Peg Round Hole, and a world premiere by Aschenbrenner.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: A Tribute to Dave Samuels

Friday / March 27, 2020 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Don't miss this concert tribute to the late Dave Samuels, a master mallet player whose primary instruments were vibraphone and marimba.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Percussion Days 2020: Kyle Brightwell Master Class

Friday / March 27, 2020 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Boston Symphony Orchestra percussionist Kyle Brightwell presents an orchestral percussion master class as part of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society's Day of Percussion.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Tribute to Bob Gullotti

Thursday / March 26, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Berklee Percussion Days presents a tribute to Bob Gullotti with the ENJZ-404 Jazz Ensemble, led by Mark Walker. This high-level ensemble, led by Gullotti for several years, features top young jazz players at Berklee.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Developing Your Voice Utilizing Vocabulary, Featuring James Murphy

Thursday / March 26, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Utilizing his "glue method," drummer James Murphy will make the connection between building a drum-set vocabulary and developing individual style and touch.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Juan P. Tello’s Senior Recital

Thursday / March 26, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Hand percussionist Juan P. Tello presents his senior recital.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Julian Pahor's Recital

Wednesday / March 25, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: Please contact the box office for information on refunds. Julian Pahor performs a set consisting of original songs showcasing his journey at Berklee.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Thomas Debelian’s Senior Recital

Monday / March 23, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Norwegian percussionist Thomas Debelian performs originals and covers from all over the world, combining Brazilian, Norwegian, Middle Eastern and Afro-Cuban music styles.
Admission: Free

Milosz Berdzik: Time Warping

Tuesday / March 10, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For the first time, Milosz Berdzik presents original music influenced by genres such as modern jazz, experimental, electronic, hip-hop, and breakbeat.
Admission: Free

Marko Djordjevic Interactive Concert

Tuesday / March 10, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For this event, drummer Marko Djordjevic will perform original music and engage in a discussion about music, art, life, and our place in the world.
Admission: Free

Yuval Cohen: UV Quintet

Thursday / March 5, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drum set principal Yuval Cohen presents his jazz quintet.
Admission: Free

Isaac Seabrook’s Senior Recital

Monday / March 2, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drummer Isaac Seabrook presents his senior recital, featuring Kevin Kim (saxophone) and Toivo Hannigan (guitar and electronics).
Admission: Free

The Broadway Band Presents: Unplugged

Wednesday / February 26, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
After a very successful first show, the Broadway Band shifts to a more intimate setting with Unplugged, an acoustic set of musical theater songs featuring six vocalists and a five-piece band.
Admission: Free

Nicholas von der Nahmer Trio

Thursday / February 13, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
German jazz pianist Nicholas von der Nahmer presents the debut performance of his Nordic Jazz Trio at Berklee College of Music. Together with Japanese drummer Yosuke Doki and American bassist Evan Palmer, the trio mixes North European Jazz with Japanese influences, creating a unique soundscape.
Admission: Free

WithoutShoe

Wednesday / February 12, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Composed of four individuals who share a love for modern jazz and terrible jokes, WithoutShoe crafts whimsical sonic storytelling, adding a dash of playfulness to modern jazz.
Admission: Free

Axl Colt

Thursday / February 6, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Mexican drummer Axl Colt explores the sound of the ukulele in a rock band setup. Featuring an energetic show and songs in Spanglish, Colt delivers the perfect combination of rock and reguetón.
Admission: Free

Ricky Matute: Llegó El Sabor

Thursday / January 30, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Colombian percussionist Ricky Matute presents a set of original music and contemporary arrangements of Colombian tunes mixed with jazz, powerful rhythms, and sabor.
Admission: Free

Berklee Percussion Ensemble

Wednesday / December 18, 2019 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Berklee Percussion Ensemble, led by Richard Flanagan, associate professor of percussion, plays the music of Chavez, Daughtry, Reich, Romig, and McIntyre.
Admission: Free

Frank Giampietro’s Senior Recital

Monday / December 16, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Drummer Frank Giampietro presents a night of rock, funk, and jazz fusion, featuring incredible musicians with whom he has had the pleasure of working throughout his time at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Berklee Marimba Concert

Monday / December 16, 2019 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Students enrolled in Marimba Ensembles 2 and 3, Marimba in Mixed Chamber Music Ensemble, and Marimba Transcriptions and Repertoire Lab perform a wide variety of music they have prepared throughout the semester. The performances are directed by Nancy Zeltsman.
Admission: Free

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