Events

Audrey Bussanich

Wednesday / February 12, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Passionate about the transformative power of storytelling, Audrey Bussanich weaves folk and jazz roots into her songs. In this recital, she presents original music and performs covers of tunes that shaped her as an artist and person.
Admission: Free

Natalia Soborski’s Senior Recital

Thursday / February 13, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
For her senior recital, singer-songwriter and violinist Natalia Soborski performs a set of originals and covers of Sam Smith, Adele, and Lana Del Rey.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Plenty Good Room: An Ongoing Celebration of the Concert Music of African American Composers

Thursday / February 13, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
CANCELED: This event has been canceled. The next installment in a series of concerts of music by trailblazing African American composers whose works challenge and enrich the classical canon, this concert is cosponsored by Africana Studies and the Voice Department.
Admission: Free

Echo Huang: R&B Parade

Friday / February 14, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Voice principal Echo Huang presents a performance with chill vibes.
Admission: Free

Sam Marsh’s Senior Recital: How Did I Get Here?

Friday / February 14, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Sam Marsh, a vocalist and educator, presents her first and last solo show at Berklee College of Music. Marsh and a team of amazing musicians will present a variety of styles, including musical theater, classical, and indie pop.
Admission: Free

Yao Lu

Friday / February 14, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Yao Lu presents originals pop-rock songs and pop ballads, as well as well-chosen covers with her band.
Admission: Free

Wednesday

Tuesday / February 18, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Wednesday, a.k.a. Julia Merel, plays a set of original outlaw and folk rock songs.
Admission: Free

Heesu Yu

Tuesday / February 18, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Heesu Yu's recital will feature covers and original compositions in the R&B and neo-soul genres. 
Admission: Free

有品位孩童俱樂部 (The Kids Club)

Tuesday / February 18, 2020 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Sin Hang Sarah Chan will feature an all-Asian band performing a set of originals and arrangements in multiple languages, with music ranging from indie folk to jazz funk.
Admission: Free

Maggie Scott’s Jazz Vocal Series

Thursday / February 20, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Jazz vocalists perform jazz standards from the Great American Songbook, accompanied by a Berklee College of Music faculty rhythm section of piano, bass, and drums.
Admission: Free

Elaine Zheng

Friday / February 21, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Chinese singer-songwriter Elaine Zheng performs a collection of her original songs in a combination of R&B, soul, and pop styles.
Admission: Free

Alice Grace’s Recital

Friday / February 21, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Alice Grace reflects on her four years at Berklee College of Music with honesty, humor, and unexpected harmonic progressions. She will combine indie, pop, folk, and rock in an acoustic and electronic setting.
Admission: Free

Ring Dem Bells

Tuesday / February 25, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Jubilee Spirit is back for another rich experience of African American pre-gospel choral singing, including everything from slaves songs and chants to SATB arrangements from the best of African American composers and arrangers.
Admission: Free

Brenda Lau

Tuesday / February 25, 2020 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Accompanied by her band, Panamanian singer-songwriter Brenda Lau presents her senior recital, featuring original folky compositions infused with Latin music and rearrangements of covers.
Admission: Free

Mackenzie Johnson

Friday / February 28, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vocalist and songwriter Mackenzie Johnson packs a punch of strength, passion, beauty, and soul into her original melodies and lyrics. 
Admission: Free

VEE

Tuesday / March 3, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
VEE, an Australian R&B and neo-soul artist inspired by Moonchild, Ari Lennox, and Anita Baker (to name a few), will perform originals and covers.
Admission: Free

Joan Joyce: FOUND

Thursday / March 5, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Joan Joyce presents FOUND, a musical experience inspired by covers and original songs she has written and performed over the years. Featuring powerful vocals, she delivers a mix of pop, soul, R&B, and gospel.
Admission: Free

Gala and Friends

Friday / March 6, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vocalist Mercedes Gala, performing alongside friends, presents an evening of original songs in primarily pop and R&B styles.
Admission: Free

Mercedes Gala and Friends

Friday / March 6, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Vocalist Mercedes Gala presents an evening of original songs, mostly in the pop and R&B genres, performing alongside friends.
Admission: Free

Michal Vainshtok’s Show

Friday / March 6, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Israeli singer-songwriter Michal Vainshtok performs a set of originals and covers in R&B, neo-soul, and alternative styles.
Admission: Free

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Past 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

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

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

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

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

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