Events

Thiago Vitorio: Backstage Happenings

Wednesday / May 2, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Thiago Vitorio will take you on a journey of his Berklee experience, spanning from the piece he played at his audition to everything he learned over the ensuing four years.
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

Allen Chang: A2daC near Recital

Tuesday / May 8, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
"A2daC near Recital" will showcase original pieces composed and produced by pianist Allen Chang. The hip hop/electronic rap pieces are rearranged to extenuate the harmonic and rhythmic qualities inspired by the South Indian Rhythmic Solfege system and other East Asian tonalities. 
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

Solo Classical and Jazz Piano Recital

Thursday / May 10, 2018 / 1:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Students of Piano Department professor Neil Olmstead perform classical and jazz piano in a solo piano recital.
Admission: Free

Rina Yamazaki Trio

Monday / June 18, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Japanese pianist and composer Rina Yamazaki presents original compositions.
Admission: Free

It's the Mark Shilansky Show

Tuesday / June 19, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Mark Shilansky plays original jazz and arrangements of standards and popular music with unexpected grooves, harmony, and humor, backed by his empathic, flexible band of horns, vocals, and rhythm section. 
Admission: Free

Margaux Vranken + Strings

Monday / June 25, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Margaux Vranken + Strings is a project that brings together eight musicians from different horizons, combining improvisation and written material at the crossroads of jazz and chamber music. 
Admission: Free

Marco Birro: Solo Piano Concert

Thursday / June 28, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Marco Birro presents original compositions for solo piano and arrangements of jazz standards.
Admission: Free

Saerom Kim and Kyuho Han: Duo for Haegeum and Piano

Thursday / July 5, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saerom Kim and Kyuho Han present a collaboration for haegeum and piano.
Admission: Free

Julian Schoming: Life's an Adventure

Friday / July 6, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Pianist Julian Schoming presents a blend of folk, jazz, funk, classical, and songwriting, featuring his arrangements of original compositions and covers.
Admission: Free

Fryderyk Hoang Dong

Monday / July 9, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Fryderyk Hoang Dong presents music that influenced and shaped his style and taste. The concert will feature, soul, jazz, and semi-classical music.
Admission: Free

Aizhou

Monday / July 9, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Aizhou is a pop/rock singer-songwriter and pianist from Beijing, China. She and her band will present original songs and arrangements written since she enrolled at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Jiwon Kwon Trio

Thursday / July 12, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jiwon Kwon presents original compositions and jazz standards.
Admission: Free

John Lee

Monday / July 16, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Pianist John Lee presents what he has learned so far at Berklee College of Music. 
Admission: Free

Suwon Yim

Tuesday / July 17, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Suwon Yim presents a solo piano recital. 
Admission: Free

Alfred Yun

Wednesday / July 18, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Pianist and composer Alfred Yun presents a fusion of traditional Korean music with jazz, classical, and many other genres.
Admission: Free

Takumi Kakimoto and Friends

Friday / July 20, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Composer and pianist Takumi Kakimoto will present his recent compositions in various settings with top student musicians from Berklee.
Admission: Free

Roger Bosch: Alejandro Sanz Tribute

Monday / July 23, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Roger Bosch pays tribute to Alejandro Sanz, one of Spain's greatest artists, by re-creating one of his most famous concerts: + es +.
Admission: Free

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Past Events

The Music of Jarrett, Hancock, and Corea in Concert

Wednesday / April 18, 2018 / 1:30 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Join Piano Department faculty member Tim Ray as he leads his trio ensemble in its spring recital. This concert will feature compositions and arrangements by Keith Jarrett, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea, performed by Ray and all the student pianists in the class, with accompaniment from Federico Tassoni on bass and Ilia Blazh on drums.
Admission: Free

Ross Ramsay: Live Performance Techniques

Tuesday / April 17, 2018 / 1:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Faculty pianist Ross Ramsay will present a demonstration of techniques utilized in modern live performance, combining virtual and acoustic instruments, loop and linear performance, control surfaces, and digital manipulation of audio.
Admission: Free

The RB Funkestra with Dave Limina

Thursday / April 12, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The RB Funkestra is a prominent groove jazz/funk band from London, England. Led by Berklee alumni Stefan Redtenbacher on bass and compositions, the group features intricate and masterfully arranged groove music.
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

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

Max Wang's Senior Recital

Thursday / April 5, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Pianist Max Wang presents his senior recital. 
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

Piano Department Student Concert

Monday / April 2, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Nine piano students selected by audition and faculty recommendations will perform in a solo acoustic piano setting.
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

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

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

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. The concert also features Yoron Israel on drums and Greg Holt on bass.
Admission: Free

Juliana Parker

Friday / March 16, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Juliana Parker and her band put on a high-energy set of honest, witty, pop/rock originals. With a positive attitude and an appetite for tomfoolery, the show ought to be a rollicking good time.
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

CANCELED: 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
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. 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

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

Anastassiya Petrova: Ballads and More

Friday / March 9, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Anastassiya Petrova is a jazz pianist, keyboardist, organist, composer, and arranger from Kazakhstan currently studying at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute. Her influences include contemporary jazz pianists Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Brad Mehldau. 
Admission: Free

CANCELED: 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
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. In this clinic/concert, Piano Department professor Suzanna Sifter will teach her method for discovering upper structure triads for seventh chords.
Admission: Free

Piano Department Student Concert

Wednesday / March 7, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Eight outstanding piano students will perform in a solo acoustic-piano setting. These performers were chosen by faculty recommendation, and then through audition. Please come to hear some of Berklee's finest pianists.
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

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