Events

Felipe Cemim Quartet Plays Baden Powell

Thursday / November 8, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Felipe Cemim and his quartet will perform the music of Baden Powell, a Brazilian guitarist and composer responsible for a musical modality called Afro-Sambas, which mixes elements of the samba, bossa nova, and Brazilian religions of African origin.
Admission: Free

Global Strings Ensemble

Thursday / November 8, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
This concert will feature traditional music for strings from Greece, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, and North Africa.
Admission: Free

Satellite of Qantara: A Musical Expedition

Thursday / November 29, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Qantara, which means arch in Arabic, brings to life a vision for the fusion of world jazz, Middle Eastern, western classical, and Latin American music in a way that transcends the boundaries of genre and geography.
Admission: Free

Yeonsong Ruah Kim: Journey

Friday / November 30, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In her senior recital, violinist Yeonsong Ruah Kim presents standard jazz, gypsy jazz, and original tunes that combine jazz and pop.
Admission: Free

Bengisu Gokce's Senior Recital

Monday / December 3, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Turkish violinist and singer Bengisu Gokce is joined by special guests to present a variety of genres that highlight her journey at Berklee College of Music. The program will include selections of original compositions, as well as classical, Turkish folk, jazz, and world music.
Admission: Free

Nisa’s Wonderful Adventures

Friday / December 14, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Malaysian contemporary violinist Nisa Addina brings friends for a wonderful musical adventure. She will perform covers and originals in a mixture of jazz fusion, R&B, and pop styles.
Admission: Free

String Band Ensemble Concert

Tuesday / December 18, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Performed by students and faculty of the String Department at Berklee College of Music, this concert features music influenced by bluegrass and acoustic innovators such as Béla Fleck, David Grisman, Sierra Hull, and Edgar Meyer.
Admission: Free

String Fling: Berklee String Department Student Showcase

Tuesday / December 18, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Berklee String Department is excited to present String Fling, a biannual student showcase series that highlights student groups featuring string players.
Admission: Free

Mimi Rabson's Funkestra

Friday / December 21, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Join us for an end-of-the-year celebration with faculty member Mimi Rabson's Funkestra.
Admission: Free

Berklee Greek Music Festival

Tuesday / February 12, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Berklee Greek Music Ensemble will perform traditional music from various regions of Greece. Dancers will perform with the ensemble to illustrate the strong connection between Greek music and dance.
Admission: Free

Harp Extravaganza XVI

Monday / February 25, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Come join harpists in the String Department at Berklee College of Music for their annual student recital, Harp Extravaganza XVI. They will present original compositions, classical and contemporary favorites, and play solo and with other instruments.
Admission: Free

Kilough

Monday / March 11, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Kilough is an alternative singer-songwriter who is new to the Boston music scene. Supported by her band of two guitars, a bass, and drums, she performs upbeat and memorable music.
Admission: Free

Mandolin Mashup

Tuesday / March 26, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Don’t miss this annual Berklee celebration of mandolins, in all their forms, played by students and faculty. The repertoire will range from bluegrass to Bach, from jazz to Brazilian choro, with many stops in between.
Admission: Free

Satellite of Qantara: A Fertile Cross-Pollination of World Musical Expression

Wednesday / April 17, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Qantara, which means arch in Arabic, brings to life a vision for the fusion of world jazz, Middle Eastern, western classical, and Latin American music in a way that transcends the boundaries of genre and geography.
Admission: Free

21st Century String Band Ensemble Recital

Wednesday / May 8, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Led by mandolinist Joe K. Walsh and featuring Berklee College of Music students and faculty, this concert features string band music influenced by modern masters of the form such as Béla Fleck, Darol Anger, Edgar Meyer, and Sierra Hull.
Admission: Free

From Free Improv to the Funkestra

Thursday / May 9, 2019 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Join us for epic world building with faculty member Mimi Rabson's Free Improv Ensemble, then stay around to celebrate with her Funkestra.
Admission: Free

Past Events

Maurizio Fiore Salas: Segunda Muestra

Friday / October 5, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Maurizio Fiore Salas presents a show of original material which aims to combine elements of traditional Venezuelan music and contemporary jazz.
Admission: Free

Kilough

Wednesday / October 3, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Kilough is an alternative singer-songwriter whose show consists of upbeat and memorable music that engages the audience.
Admission: Free

Jaylon Black: DNA

Tuesday / September 18, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Contemporary violinist Jaylon Black hits the stage in a fun, high-energy show of pop, funk, and R&B. He will perform classic covers and arrangements of popular artists such as Michael Jackson, as well as originals that will be featured on his upcoming debut EP.
Admission: Free

Mark Morley’s Senior Recital

Friday / August 3, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
English mandolinist Mark Morley will present an eclectic concert of music for his senior recital concert at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

High Voltage!

Wednesday / August 1, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Thai violinist/composer Volt Jingjit performs an original project and covers, combining gypsy jazz, fusion jazz, rock, blues, and more.
Admission: Free

Seoyeon Im

Thursday / July 19, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Seoyeon Im presents original compositions for strings, band, and solo violin.
Admission: Free

MaeThePirate

Wednesday / July 11, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
MaeThePirate is an electronic/punk artist that performs with Zacky Brody on drums and Ryan Saavedra on guitar. This three-person band plays analog synth bass in conjunction with a live band to create a modern, hybrid sound in its performances.
Admission: Free

Beth Bahia Cohen and the Global Strings Ensemble

Tuesday / June 12, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
String Department faculty member Beth Bahia Cohen joins the Global Strings Ensemble in concert, playing traditional bowed string music from many cultures.
Admission: Free

Emily Haviland Baker's Senior Recital

Wednesday / May 9, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Emily Haviland Baker, a five-string fiddler and singer-songwriter, will perform a compilation of traditional fiddle tunes, original songs, and covers.
Admission: Free

Global Strings Ensemble and Berklee Greek Ensemble

Wednesday / May 9, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Global Strings Ensemble and Berklee Greek Ensemble collaborate in a concert of traditional Greek, North African, Romanian, and Hungarian music with special guests, including Vasilis Kostas on laouto.
Admission: Free

Berklee Greek Ensemble

Friday / May 4, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Steve Heck Room
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Berklee Greek Ensemble performs traditional Greek music.
Admission: Free

Qantara Berklee Ensemble: Al Qantara

Thursday / April 19, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Al Qantara brings to life the vision of Simon Shaheen, Qantara Berklee Ensemble director, for the fusion of world jazz, near Eastern, Western classical, and Latin American music.
Admission: Free

Yijun “Jackie” Huang’s OJBK Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 17, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Violinist Yijun “Jackie” Huang will present music from Art Blakey, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson. Using his acoustic and electronic violin, he combines classical, jazz, R&B, and pop music with original arrangements.
Admission: Free

Jennifer Frantz's Senior Recital

Friday / April 13, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Viola principal Jennifer Frantz presents her senior recital. 
Admission: Free

Eunhyae Cho's Senior Recital

Thursday / April 12, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In her senior recital, cellist Eunhyae Cho will present jazz and grand tango pieces. She will sing while playing cello.
Admission: Free

Audrey Budington

Monday / April 9, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Audrey Budington presents trio and ensemble performances of Celtic/New England traditional, original, and jazzy/contemporary favorites.
Admission: Free

Tony Barhoum: The Road

Friday / April 6, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Tony Barhoum presents original compositions that include microtonality and jazz harmony, in addition to jazz standards and free improvisation.
Admission: Free

Spring String Fling

Tuesday / April 3, 2018 / 1:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Spring String Fling showcases student musicians from the String Department in a variety of genres and student-led ensembles.
Admission: Free

Aodán Collins's Senior Recital, Featuring Myth of I

Monday / April 2, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Cellist/bassist Aodán Collins presents an hour of eclectic progressive and experimental music featuring his metal band Myth of I.
Admission: Free

David Morales Boroff's Senior Recital

Wednesday / March 28, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
It's time for David Morales Boroff to graduate. Join him and his peers for a final performance of some of his favorite music, as well as some original compositions. 
Admission: Free

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