Events

Emily Gelineau (Video Rewind)

Wednesday / July 22, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Event
In this video rewind from October 2019, Australian violinist Emily Gelineau invites you to see the violin in a different light as she performs original compositions and arrangements in the contemporary jazz and fusion idiom.
Admission: Free

Past Events

Awa Jazz

Thursday / March 12, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Accompanied by fabulous musicians, violinist and vocalist Awa Jazz presents a repertoire of jazz, gypsy jazz, Latin-style pieces, and original compositions.
Admission: Free

Luke Scheidemantle’s Senior Recital

Friday / March 6, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
For his senior recital, Luke Scheidemantle and his band will showcase multiple tunes from various genres.
Admission: Free

Jazz Violin Summit

Thursday / March 5, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Led by violinist Jason Anick, the Jazz Violin Summit showcases and celebrates the talents of jazz violin faculty and top students at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Harp Extravaganza XVIII

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 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 XVIII. They will present original compositions, classical and contemporary favorites, and play solo and with other instruments.
Admission: Free

Kilough & Co.

Wednesday / February 19, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Kilough & Co. is a folk and Americana band led by singer-songwriter Kilough. With influences from pop, rock, and country, the band creates a sound that is uniquely its own.
Admission: Free

Meiling Liu: Chinese-Fusion Crossover Improvisation Recital

Friday / February 14, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Guzheng player Meiling Liu presents a Chinese soul encounter with the Western music world.
Admission: Free

Buttonwillow

Friday / January 31, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Buttonwillow navigates the uncharted waters of fiddle-ukulele duos with a blend of original music and obscure covers ranging from Django Reinhardt to Norwegian folk music.
Admission: Free

Berklee Global Strings Ensemble

Wednesday / December 18, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy a concert of traditional music for bowed strings from Greece, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, North Africa, and more.
Admission: Free

21st Century String Band Ensembles

Monday / December 16, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
This concert features two ensembles coached by mandolinist Joe Walsh. One will play the music of the David Grisman Quintet, while the other will feature new tunes written this semester by students.
Admission: Free

Daniel Ko

Thursday / December 12, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Daniel Ko will perform music inspired by every city in which he has lived or visited. Like many students at Berklee, Ko comes from a multicultural background, and his goal for this recital is to capture the essence of all these cities.
Admission: Free

Satellite of Qantara: A Musical Expedition

Wednesday / November 20, 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

Gelin Hau

Wednesday / November 6, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Gelin Hau leads a multicultural project with people from different parts of the world to create a unique musical experience, exploring genres such as Afro-Cuban, flamenco, plena, ballenato, and samba.
Admission: Free

Groove Clinic with Tracy Silverman

Wednesday / November 6, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Tracy Silverman, called “the greatest living exponent of the electric violin” by the BBC, leads a hands-on clinic on his revolutionary strum bowing method for strings. All are welcome; string principals are encouraged to bring their instruments and jam.
Admission: Free

Xiaowei Luo’s Senior Recital

Monday / November 4, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Harpist Xiaowei Luo performs a set of covers in a combination of jazz, classical, and pop styles.
Admission: Free

Awa Jazz

Thursday / October 31, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Violinist and vocalist Awa Jazz, accompanied by fabulous musicians, presents a repertoire of gypsy jazz, Latin-style pieces, and original compositions.
Admission: Free

Charissa Hoffman: What Ukulele Principals Do

Friday / October 25, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Ukulele principal Charissa Hoffman presents an evening of original music and instrumental arrangements, drawing on her Nashville singer-songwriter roots and jazz influences.
Admission: Free

Lia Davies

Friday / October 11, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Contemporary violinist and vocalist Lia Davies and her ensemble present an eclectic show featuring arrangements of jazz standards, R&B/neo-soul covers, and original compositions.
Admission: Free

String Department Faculty Concert

Tuesday / September 24, 2019 / 6:30 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Berklee College of Music String Department is excited to present its fall faculty concert, featuring an eclectic array of ensembles performing original pieces and exciting arrangements—with all the strings.
Admission: Free

Jazz Clinic with Mads Tolling

Thursday / September 19, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Berklee College of Music String Department proudly presents a jazz clinic with two-time Grammy winner Mads Tolling B.M. ’03. The session will feature violist Noah Leong and bands led by violinists Lia Davies, Ella Jordan, and Brian Urra.
Admission: Free

Amal Waqar’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / August 13, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Omani oud player and composer Amal Waqar presents original music and arrangements of timeless tunes from across the Middle East and North Africa.
Admission: Free

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