Events

Maxim Lubarsky Group

Wednesday / February 21, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
From jazz standards to original composition, the Maxim Lubarsky Group always delivers a captivating performance, blurring the lines between genres and styles, blending European lyricism with rhythms of South America.
Admission: Free

Nikolai Mishchenko

Monday / February 26, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Nikolai Mishchenko is a jazz and classical pianist and composer. In this concert, he presents standards and original music in jazz trio, quartet, and quintet.
Admission: Free

Joy Shechter Quintet

Tuesday / February 27, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Joy Shechter and his quintet present original compositions and arrangements of folk music.
Admission: Free

Piano Department Faculty Concert

Tuesday / March 6, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Piano Department faculty will perform in a solo or two-piano setting in various styles. This will be a strictly acoustic concert with no amplification.  
Admission: Free

Sky's Diary

Wednesday / March 7, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Sky presents Sky's Diary, featuring an afternoon of original songs arranged in indie, swing, and gospel styles.
Admission: Free

Harmonic to Melodic: The Upper Structure Triad Spectrum

Friday / March 9, 2018 / 1:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In this clinic/concert, Piano Department professor Suzanna Sifter will teach her method for discovering upper structure triads for seventh chords.
Admission: Free

Ian McInroe's Senior Show

Friday / March 9, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Ian McInroe, a contemporary writing and production major and aspiring producer and television writer, will showcase original works.
Admission: Free

It's the Mark Shilansky Show!

Tuesday / March 13, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Mark Shilansky, and assistant professor in the Ear Training Department at Berklee, plays original jazz and popular music that is complex, catchy—and always humorous.
Admission: Free

Doug Johnson Trio with Guitarist Marcio Philomena

Thursday / March 15, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Doug Johnson Trio will be joined by Marcio Philomena, an accomplished guitarist and Berklee graduate. The performance will include Brazilian music, jazz standards, and original compositions.
Admission: Free

Hey Rim Jeon and Friends

Monday / March 26, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Hey Rim Jeon, acclaimed pianist and assistant professor in the Piano Department at Berklee, presents a concert featuring selections from her new album, Groovitude.
Admission: Free

Bo Wild: Holy Wine

Wednesday / March 28, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Peer through the keyhole of original tunes by singer-songwriter Bo Wild into life untold and secrets unknown. Listen as the piano keys unlock haunting stories and hidden hopes in a powerful mix of storytelling and music.
Admission: Free

The Art of Reggae with Matt Jenson

Wednesday / March 28, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Reggae, because of its simplicity, often is overlooked as a sophisticated art form. Matt Jenson, associate professor of piano and creator of the Music and Life of Bob Marley class, will upend that notion as he takes you on a tour of his process, including information absorbed from his most recent trip to Jamaica.
Admission: Free

Almira Izumchensky: Tribute to Aziza Mustafa Zadeh

Friday / March 30, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Pianist Almira Izumchensky performs covers by Aziza Mustafa Zadeh.
Admission: Free

Chika Olivia

Monday / April 2, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Pianist Chika Olivia presents her senior recital, performing music ranging from jazz to traditional Indonesian folk songs.
Admission: Free

Simon Pucheu's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 4, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, pianist Simon Pucheu presents original compositions. 
Admission: Free

Takeru Saito's Senior Recital

Monday / April 9, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Takeru Saito presents a variety of original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards. His band includes piano, bass, drums, and special guests.
Admission: Free

Yesol An’s Senior Recital

Monday / April 9, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Yesol An presents original jazz music and solo piano pieces.
Admission: Free

Solo Piano Improvisations of Keith Jarrett

Monday / May 7, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Hey Rim Jeon, assistant professor in the Piano Department, leads a solo piano concert featuring students from her new course, Solo Piano Improvisations of Keith Jarrett, as well as from her private studio.
Admission: Free

Piano/Vocalist Recital

Wednesday / May 9, 2018 / 1:30 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Featuring the best pianists/vocalists at Berklee, this recital will focus on the techniques learned in the Self-Acc. Techniques (ILVC-260) course created by Daniela Schachter.
Admission: Free

The Ensemble Pianist

Thursday / May 10, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
This performance of classical music features piano with other instruments, including four-hand piano, with music from early classical through modern.
Admission: Free

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Past Events

Latched: A Tribute to Disclosure

Thursday / February 15, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Multi-instrumentalist dolltr!ck pays homage to the acclaimed electronic music duo Disclosure and its collaborators, including Sam Smith, Lorde, The Weeknd, and Flume. Join her for an evening of house, synth/pop, R&B, and techno, featuring several friends as guest performers.
Admission: Free

Jiwon Choi: I’ll Begin to Be Happy by 3

Wednesday / February 14, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In her recital, pianist Jiwon Choi presents herself and her world through music.
Admission: Free

Julian Schoming: Friends and Musical Adventures

Tuesday / February 13, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Composer, arranger, and performer Julian Schoming presents a fresh blend of folk, jazz, funk, classical, and pop.
Admission: Free

Garnet

Tuesday / February 13, 2018 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Berklee-based progressive rock band Garnet will perform original music, influenced by artists such as Dream Theater, Pink Floyd, and Muse.
Admission: Free

Survey of Brazilian Pianists by Gilson Schachnik

Tuesday / February 13, 2018 / 1:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Berklee associate professor Gilson Schachnik discusses the most important pianists who have contributed to the development of Brazilian music genres.
Admission: Free

Mira Cho: Joyful to the Eye

Monday / February 12, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
In her third and final recital at Berklee, piano principal Mira Cho presents a joyful evening of classical, jazz, and pop favorites, as well as original pieces.
Admission: Free

John Funkhouser Quartet

Monday / February 12, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The John Funkhouser Quartet, together for more than 15 years, presents a program of Funkhouser's jazz compositions, featuring wide-ranging influences.
Admission: Free

Yotam Ishay Chamber Jazz Project

Monday / February 12, 2018 / 5:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Yotam Ishay presents his Chamber Jazz Project, in which he unites the classical piano trio with the jazz piano trio, forming one organic sound.
Admission: Free

Anastassiya Petrova: Trio + 1

Thursday / February 8, 2018 / 5:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Anastassiya Petrova is a jazz pianist from Kazakhstan, inspired by contemporary jazz pianists such as Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Brad Mehldau.
Admission: Free

Songs from Old Cuba: Russell Hoffmann Latin Jazz Quartet

Monday / January 29, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Berklee professor Russell Hoffmann, who recently returned from a sabbatical to Cuba, will share discoveries of the rich musical and culture heritage of the country and perform selections with his group, from pre-revolutionary Old Havana to more contemporary works.
Admission: Free

PiaKids: First Recital

Friday / January 26, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Four young pianists (ages 3 and up) taught by PiaKids perform short pieces, accompanied by Berklee students.
Admission: Free

Lucas Tadini: No Satisfaction

Friday / January 26, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Pianist Lucas Tadini presents a tribute to the Rolling Stones, featuring songs from a few of the most influential albums in rock history, including Exile on Main St., Some Girls, Sticky Fingers, and Tattoo You.
Admission: Free

Dabin Ryu's Senior Recital

Friday / December 15, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In her senior recital, Dabin Ryu will perform her original music and her arrangements. 
Admission: Free

Recital by Students of Neil Olmstead

Thursday / December 14, 2017 / 1:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Students of Neil Olmstead, a professor in Berklee's Piano Department, perform in a solo piano recital of classical and jazz repertoire.
Admission: Free

The Ensemble Pianist

Thursday / December 14, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy a broad spectrum of classical music featuring piano and other instruments, as well as piano four hands (a duet with two players on a single piano).
Admission: Free

Zihao Yan: My New York Story

Wednesday / December 13, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In her senior performance, pianist Zihao Yan will perform jazz and classical pieces.
Admission: Free

Recital: The Music of Jarrett, Hancock, and Corea

Wednesday / December 13, 2017 / 1:30 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
This concert will feature the music of jazz greats Keith Jarrett, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea, as played by Berklee students. The event will be led by Piano Department associate professor Tim Ray, who also will perform.
Admission: Free

Seungri Choi's Senior Recital

Monday / December 11, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Piano principal Seungri Choi presents her senior recital.
Admission: Free

Solo Piano Improvisations of Keith Jarrett

Monday / December 11, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Hey Rim Jeon, assistant professor in the Piano Department, leads her students in a solo piano concert focused on Keith Jarrett’s improvisational techniques.
Admission: Free

Hyesoo Kim's Sextet

Tuesday / November 28, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jazz pianist Hyesoo Kim presents her senior recital with a sextet. She will perform original compositions, as well as jazz standards.
Admission: Free

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