Events

An Evening with Walt Weiskopf, Featuring Vocalist Lydia Harrell

Thursday / November 21, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Join us for an evening with saxophonist Walt Weiskopf of Steely Dan, featuring vocalist Lydia Harrell.
Admission: Free

Come Chill with Me

Monday / November 25, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Enjoy a chill night of jazz ballads and classical goodness from vocalist Edward Sweeney.
Admission: Free

A Night with Annia

Monday / November 25, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Accompanied by a small orchestra, singer-songwriter Anja Veterova presents A Night with Annia, a concert featuring original songs and pop covers arranged by the artist and friends.
Admission: Free

Storytellers 2019

Tuesday / November 26, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Now in its 23rd year, Storytellers is a showcase for Berklee’s most compelling singer-songwriters and interpreters. In an intimate, personal setting, a diverse group of select performers will break down the barrier between artist and audience, revealing “the story behind the song.”
Admission: Free

Boming Lei

Tuesday / November 26, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Chinese singer-songwriter and producer Boming Lei performs a set of eight original songs from a variety of genres, including ballad, Chinese pop, R&B, and reggae.
Admission: Free

Christian Iman

Wednesday / December 4, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vocalist Christian Iman presents her first and only headlining show at Berklee College of Music, featuring R&B hits of the past and present, as well as original music.
Admission: Free

Cassidy Welsh

Monday / December 9, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
For her senior recital, voice principal Cassidy Welsh will perform songs about love and heartbreak.
Admission: Free

Yao Lu’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / December 10, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Yao Lu is a pop-rock singer-songwriter with a powerful voice and great showmanship. For her senior recital, Lu will perform original songs and well-chosen covers.
Admission: Free

Perfect Martin: Perfect World

Tuesday / December 10, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Vocalist Perfect Martin presents Perfect World, a mix of pop and fusion that features radio hits from way back when and new songs you can rock to.
Admission: Free

Yingyu and Friends

Friday / December 13, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Inspired by jazz and blues, Yingyu sings traditional Chinese folk songs.
Admission: Free

Singapalooza!

Monday / December 16, 2019 / 12:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Students from Jeannie Gagné’s Rehearsal Techniques for Vocalists class perform a blend of original and classic songs with an all-star band.
Admission: Free

Berklee Celtic Vocal Ensemble: The Holly Bears the Crown

Monday / December 16, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Eight of Berklee College of Music’s finest vocalists present a musical journey through the British Isles, Ireland, and the Canadian Maritimes, featuring gorgeous ballads, bawdy tales, and rousing sea shanties. This preholiday celebration enlists the talents of a nine-piece Celtic band.
Admission: Free

Background and Beyond

Tuesday / December 17, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Background Vocal Ensemble of Berklee College of Music professor Gabrielle Goodman performs, singing hits by Mariah Carey, Donny Hathaway, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, and others. The students will sing soulful and inspiring R&B songs, as well as holiday music.
Admission: Free

Art of Reinvention Class Concert

Tuesday / December 17, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Students from Peter Eldridge’s Art of Reinvention class perform arrangements developed over the course of the semester with a full rhythm section and Eldridge on piano.
Admission: Free

Sherri’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / December 17, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Chinese electronic performer Xurui Li, a.k.a. Sherry, performs original songs and covers of various musical styles.
Admission: Free

Groovalicious

Wednesday / December 18, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Groovalicious, directed by Gwen Leathers, showcases the talent and musicianship of students from the Voice Department.
Admission: Free

Vocal Perspectives of Songwriting Class Concert

Thursday / December 19, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Students from Peter Eldridge’s Vocal Perspectives of Songwriting class perform original tunes created from class assignments.
Admission: Free

Jamie Lynn Hart’s Pop Rock Country Ensemble

Thursday / December 19, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Berklee College of Music voice instructor Jamie Lynn Hart directs the Pop Rock Country Ensemble in a concert of solo and group student performances with a staff rhythm section.
Admission: Free

Finding the Artist Within

Thursday / December 19, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Join us for a showcase of self-accompanied singer-songwriters who, through individuating their unique voices, have become artists with a heightened sense of self and song.
Admission: Free

Xing Chen: Colorful End

Friday / December 20, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
For his senior recital at Berklee College of Music, vocalist Xing Chen will perform 10 songs with his band and friends in mixed genres and languages. The concert also will feature original compositions.
Admission: Free

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Past Events

Sounds Delicious: A Food Fantasia

Tuesday / November 19, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Joy Lee and Leo Foletto ’19 collaborate to present a multimedia experience that captures real-life moments and transforms them into music, art, and excitement. 
Admission: Free

Ashlee Varner Studio Recital

Monday / November 18, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
This performance features students from Ashlee Varner’s Voice Studio.
Admission: Free

Brasileira

Thursday / November 14, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Brazilian singer-songwriter Chella and her band perform original music and covers of her favorite Brazilian tunes in genres such as bossa nova, samba, MPB, Brazilian jazz, and baião.
Admission: Free

A Cappella Recital

Wednesday / November 13, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Join us on a vocal adventure as Joey Blake leads an a cappella recital.
Admission: Free

Grace’s Playlist

Wednesday / November 13, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vocalist Grace Xue will share some of her favorite songs arranged by herself and friends.
Admission: Free

Nathan Dies

Friday / November 8, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Nathan Dies, a native of São Paulo, Brazil, performs music that incorporates different styles and cultural influences. This performance explores relating to different styles and languages in the process of understanding oneself.
Admission: Free

Lil: Life

Thursday / November 7, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Lil, a singer-songwriter who incorporates genres such as R&B, rock, indie and neo-soul, will perform originals songs.
Admission: Free

Ingrid Álvarez: Habanero

Monday / November 4, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Mexican singer Ingrid Álvarez will perform traditional folk music from Mexico, featuring guest vocalists Gaby Manuel, Sofia Pena, Renata Magallanes, and Mariachi La Catrina.
Admission: Free

Andrealzate

Friday / November 1, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Andrealzate is a Colombian singer, composer, and arranger who creates unique arrangements (merging Colombian music with pop and jazz), delivers powerful vocals, and includes folk instruments of her homeland. 
Admission: Free

Brenda Lau: Before She Found Her Voice

Friday / November 1, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Accompanied by her skilled band, Panamanian singer-songwriter Brenda Lau presents Before She Found Her Voice, a recital featuring original folky compositions infused with Latin music and rearrangements of covers.
Admission: Free

Anoushka Kotak: Gliding

Thursday / October 31, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vocalist Anoushka Kotak presents Gliding, a project that showcases the spectrum of music that has affected her musical journey.
Admission: Free

Música Popular Brasileira

Wednesday / October 30, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Música Popular Brasileira, a nine-piece band directed by Caio Moskalkoff, plays a selection of popular Brazilian music.
Admission: Free

Gaby Cotter and the Timba Messengers

Tuesday / October 29, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Gaby Cotter is a singer-songwriter and vocal coach with a mellow voice and a strong stage presence. Originally from Panama, her songs combine perky lyrics, sassy attitude, and powerful messages.
Admission: Free

Brianna Nelson

Monday / October 28, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Brianna Nelson, a resonant songwriter and soulful vocalist with a bohemian spirit, delivers a fresh mixture of folk, indie, and pop.
Admission: Free

Women in Music: Struggles, Strategies, and Success

Monday / October 28, 2019 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
How have women made progress in the music business as artists, industry professionals, and educators? What remains for equity to be achieved? Join us for a discussion about gender, equity, and the corrective work needed to make meaningful progress.
Admission: Free

Dee Dee Bridgewater Master Class

Monday / October 28, 2019 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Join a hand-picked group of voice principals as they work one-on-one with Grammy- and Tony-winning artist Dee Dee Bridgewater in a public master class. Watch as these artists-in-the making—all selected by audition—develop their craft with the personalized guidance of a true master.
Admission: Free

Jessie Westreich: The Awakening

Thursday / October 24, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vocalist Jessie Westreich, a neo-soul singer and contemporary hip-hop dancer, presents a groovy performance of originals and covers that she hopes will leave you feeling uplifted, confident, and empowered.
Admission: Free

Man Yi Lok: Pop-Rock Band Recital

Thursday / October 24, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Man Yi Lok presents two projects: Summer Drummer, Vincent Lui’s alternative indie-pop project; and FUSIAN, a Harvard University a cappella group with a passion for East Asian culture and music.
Admission: Free

Wednesday

Wednesday / October 23, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Wednesday and her band play a set of original tunes inspired by folk, indie, and alternative rock.
Admission: Free

Improvisation Workshop

Wednesday / October 23, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Designed for vocalists who want to learn to improvise, this workshop targets a variety of styles and approaches for improving improvisational vocabulary and practice.
Admission: Free

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