Events

Paris Wu: The Journey

Thursday / June 14, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Paris Wu is a flutist and singer-songwriter from China. She will present original compositions and indie pop songs from her time at Berklee College of Music to outline her long journey from home.
Admission: Free

Carla Restivo: Paula Project

Friday / June 22, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Carla Restivo is an alto and soprano saxophone player from Sicily, Italy. The Paula Project, a band dedicated to Restivo's grandmother, performs only original compositions in a mix of musical genres, including contemporary jazz, hip-hop, and Latin.
Admission: Free

Art Baden Quartet

Monday / June 25, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Art Baden will perform original music and arrangements of popular jazz tunes.
Admission: Free

Ori Jacobson's Senior Recital, Vol. 2

Tuesday / June 26, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Ori Jacobson is a recent graduate from the Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Global Jazz) program at Berklee College of Music. His group will feature a variety of original music inspired by jazz and Arabic music.
Admission: Free

Matthew Wong: Original Compositions and Contemporary Electronic Works

Monday / July 2, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Matthew Wong will feature pieces written throughout his years at Berklee College of Music, displaying his progression in composition while delving into electroacoustics and multimedia works. 
Admission: Free

Yuval Sorkin: Sketches, Ideas, and General Creativity

Thursday / July 12, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Yuval Sorkin presents a showcase of the music he has written during his studies at Berklee College of Music. The show will include a variety of arrangements and approaches to composition.
Admission: Free

Davis Feeley Group

Friday / July 13, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist Davis Feeley presents original jazz compositions.
Admission: Free

Avi Rafaelov Project

Monday / July 16, 2018 / 9:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Avi Rafaelov and his band perform original compositions in their last concert at Berklee College of Music.
Admission: Free

Emery Mesich Quintet

Friday / August 17, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his senior recital, Emery Mesich and his quintet present a collection of original compositions and arrangements. 
Admission: Free

Lorren Chiodo

Tuesday / September 18, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Lorren Chiodo will present a night of contemporary R&B/soul original compositions and arrangements, fusing live and electronic performance elements equally dominated by lead saxophone and vocals.
Admission: Free

Lucas Bere Quintet and Strings

Friday / September 28, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist and composer Lucas Bere will perform original compositions and arrangements along with his quintet and strings.
Admission: Free

Art Baden Quartet

Friday / September 28, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Art Baden presents original music and arrangements of popular jazz tunes. His original compositions feature jazz harmony with unusual sequences/changes, odd rhythms, and electronics such as EWI via Ableton, Roland Octapad. 
Admission: Free

Nozomi Jam Band: A Lot of Hope

Thursday / October 11, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist Nozomi Mizuno will perform funk and original compositions with her jam session band.
Admission: Free

Eric Nakanishi Group

Monday / October 15, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist Eric Nakanishi presents original compositions accompanied by an amazing band of people and musicians.
Admission: Free

Maurice Soque and Friends

Tuesday / October 23, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Maurice Soque presents a saxophone-heavy showcase of music and arrangements created throughout his time at Berklee, with the help of friends he made along the way.
Admission: Free

20th Annual Octoboefest

Thursday / October 25, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Celebrate 20 years of oboes at Berklee College of Music with a concert that spans the centuries and features the double reeds in solos, duos, and ensembles.
Admission: Free

Lorren Chiodo

Tuesday / October 30, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist, vocalist, and composer Lorren Chiodo will showcase her latest original works, blending neo-soul and contemporary R&B styles with saxophone effects and electronic elements.
Admission: Free

Brandon Miles Shelton Constellation

Friday / November 2, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Brandon Miles Shelton Constellation consists of gifted musicians of different backgrounds coming together to paint a picture musically.
Admission: Free

Autumn Flutes, Winds, and Piano

Tuesday / November 27, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy a lively and varied program of music from around the world featuring the Berklee Flute Choir and the Autumn Winds and Piano Ensemble, led by faculty member Wendy Rolfe.
Admission: Free

Spring Winds and Piano

Wednesday / April 10, 2019 / 2:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy a lively and varied program of music from around the world featuring the Berklee Flute Choir and the Spring Winds and Piano Ensemble, led by faculty member Wendy Rolfe.
Admission: Free

Past Events

Kyle Zimmerman

Tuesday / May 8, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Kyle Zimmerman presents original compositions and jazz standards with some of his favorite musicians.
Admission: Free

Tomoki Sanders: Unity

Tuesday / May 1, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
In his first (and last) performance at Berklee as a leader, Tomoki Sanders presents jazz standards, original compositions (jazz, R&B, and vaporwave), and mashups featuring two groups: a jazz quintet and a hip-hop/R&B group. 
Admission: Free

Nathan See's Senior Recital

Tuesday / May 1, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist Nathan See presents his senior recital. 
Admission: Free

Anton Leaves Berklee

Thursday / April 19, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Anton Derevyanko presents various ideas in the form of a musical group performing original compositions—some his own and some by other members.
Admission: Free

Spring Flutes, Winds, and Piano

Thursday / April 19, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy a lively and varied program of music from around the world featuring the Berklee Flute Choir and the Spring Winds and Piano Ensemble, led by faculty member Wendy Rolfe.
Admission: Free

Yonatan Guedj's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 18, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Accompanied by his quartet, saxophonist Yonatan Guedj will feature modern and contemporary jazz and world music, as well as original compositions, in his senior recital. 
Admission: Free

Joseph Melnicove's Senior Recital

Tuesday / April 17, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Joseph Melnicove will present original music, as well as some of his favorite classic jazz tunes. He will display the flute as a leading instrument, and his unique voice as a performer.
Admission: Free

Jake Hirsch: High Octane

Wednesday / April 11, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jake Hirsch presents an hour of intense, melt-your-face-off music, blending progressive metal, jazz, and Middle Eastern music.
Admission: Free

Stubbs Plays Blue Bossa for an Hour

Friday / April 6, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Clarinetist Matt Stubbs, a.k.a. Stubbs, presents his senior recital.
Admission: Free

Knights of the Merger

Wednesday / April 4, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Stephen Tamas presents Knights of the Merger, a group formed because of the small amount of jazz at Boston Conservatory at Berklee, in hopes of motivating more players from the Conservatory to explore the genre.
Admission: Free

Clarinets and Friends: Berklee Clarinet Choir

Monday / April 2, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Enjoy faculty compositions and world premieres of music for clarinet choir along with a faculty performance of chamber music by Beethoven. The performance also features the music of Berklee composers Allen LeVines and Arnold Friedman.
Admission: Free

Lorren Chiodo

Tuesday / March 27, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist, vocalist, and composer Lorren Chiodo will showcase her latest original works, blending neo-soul and contemporary R&B styles with saxophone FX and electronic elements.
Admission: Free

Sam and the Spearheaders

Friday / March 16, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist and jazz composer Sam Spear will share her latest works for five-horn jazz combo.
Admission: Free

Nozomi Mizuno: A Lot of Hope

Monday / March 12, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist Nozomi Mizuno will perform funk and original compositions with her jam session band.
Admission: Free

Emery Mesich Quartet

Wednesday / March 7, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist Emery Mesich presents a collection of original compositions. 
Admission: Free

Soojung Lee Quartet

Friday / March 2, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Alto saxophonist Soojung Lee presents music by her favorite musicians, as well as original compositions, in a quartet setting.  
Admission: Free

Kevin Ponce: The 36 Band

Monday / February 26, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Kevin Ponce presents a fresh merger of pop hits from artists such as Bruno Mars, Ariana Grande, and Amy Winehouse with a 1940s-style big band. The show will feature some of Berklee’s best singers and a 36-piece band.
Admission: Free

Solomon Alber and Wilfie Williams Quartet

Monday / February 26, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Solomon Alber and Wilfie Williams Quartet present the music of Mulgrew Miller, Kenny Garrett, Joanne Brackeen, and others. The lineup features tenor saxophone, piano, bass, and drums.
Admission: Free

Zachary Gilbert Quartet: Roots in South Carolina

Friday / February 16, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his first recital as a leader, jazz musician and composer Zachary Gilbert plays original music and the music of his favorite composers in a quartet setting.
Admission: Free

Davis Feeley Quartet

Monday / February 12, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Davis Feeley Quartet presents an afternoon of original jazz(ish) tunes.
Admission: Free

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