Events

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

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

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

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

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

Chris Horvath Clinic: MainStage on Stage for Keyboardists

Wednesday / July 18, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Chris Horvath ’87, a Los Angeles–based keyboardist, guitarist, producer, and composer, presents a clinic on the specifics of using MainStage for live performances.
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

Sodam Yoon: After That Day

Wednesday / July 18, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Sodam Yoon presents a one-woman musical show about a genius musician named Anna who went insane. The story alternates between Anna’s perspective and her parents’ perspective.
Admission: Free

On the Spot: Creating Parts for Studio and Stage When the Clock Is Running

Thursday / July 19, 2018 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Chris Horvath ’87 and Piano Department faculty member Dave Limina lead a group of distinguished alumni session musicians (including Percussion Department faculty member Larry Finn) in a performance/demonstration on creating parts on the spot.
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 / 9:00 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

Alfredo Cardim Presents the Music of Tom Jobim

Tuesday / July 24, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guest artist and Berklee College of Music graduate Alfredo Cardim will perform and discuss the music of Tom Jobim.
Admission: Free

Seulah Noh: World without Words

Monday / July 30, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In her senior recital, Korean pianist and composer Seulah Noh presents a set of original compositions and arrangements in a combination of classical, jazz, Latin, and contemporary styles.
Admission: Free

Rin Seo Quintet

Monday / July 30, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jazz pianist and composer Rin Seo will present her arrangements and originals for jazz quintet.
Admission: Free

Naiwei's Trio

Monday / August 6, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Classically trained pianist Naiwei Ying performs a set of tunes in a combination of different styles.
Admission: Free

Eriko Ishikura's Senior Recital

Tuesday / August 7, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In her senior recital, pianist Eriko Ishikura presents jazz and classical pieces. 
Admission: Free

Derek Dupuis: So Close

Tuesday / August 14, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Pianist Derek Dupuis presents his senior recital.
Admission: Free

All at Onceness

Tuesday / September 11, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Piano faculty member Jason Yeager and composer/saxophonist Randal Despommier explore a genre-spanning, historical set of arrangements and improvisations ranging from medieval folk to Bach, Scriabin, Messiaen, and Stravinsky, resulting in a stunning array of sonic colors and expressions.
Admission: Free

Stewart Mitchell: Whoops

Wednesday / September 19, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
If you enjoy alternative pop music, don't miss Stewart Mitchell's recital of original music.
Admission: Free

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Past Events

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

CANCELED: Rina Yamazaki Trio

Monday / June 18, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
CANCELED: Please contact the box office for information on refunds. Japanese pianist and composer Rina Yamazaki presents original compositions.
Admission: Free

Solo Piano Improvisations of Hey Rim Jeon

Wednesday / June 13, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Hey Rim Jeon, pianist, composer, and associate professor in the Piano Department at Berklee College of Music, presents a solo piano concert.
Admission: Free

Stretching Horizons

Wednesday / June 6, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy Brazilian popular music songs written by Nando Michelin and Ebinho Cardoso, using poetry by Manoel de Barros and João Cabral de Melo Neto. Featuring special guest Rogerio Boccato.
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

The Ensemble Pianist

Thursday / May 10, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, 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

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

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. 
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

Thiago Vitorio: My Berklee.edu

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

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

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