Events

Maurice Soque: With a Little Help from My 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 College of Music, with the help of friends he made along the way.
Admission: Free

Trace Zacur Presents Trace Elements

Thursday / October 25, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Dynamic tenor saxophonist Trace Zacur presents an authentic fusion blend of jazz and R&B.
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

Jazz Up Dat Mando-Pop

Monday / November 5, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Taiwanese singer and arranger Jason Buo-Shu Huang, joined by Berklee College of Music friends, remakes Mando-pop songbooks in jazz and multiple new styles.
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

Gail McArthur’s Connections

Wednesday / November 28, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Berklee College of Music faculty member Gail McArthur presents modern jazz originals that she composed and arranged, featuring quartet and three-horn writing.
Admission: Free

Dan Elbert's Senior Recital

Monday / December 3, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist Dan Elbert presents his senior recital. 
Admission: Free

Kristalis’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / December 11, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
In her senior recital, flutist Kristalis Sotomayor will present different styles of music, including classical, jazz, and Latin jazz.
Admission: Free

Lucas Bere's Senior Recital

Tuesday / December 11, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
In his senior recital, woodwind musician and composer Lucas Bere will present original compositions and arrangements for an expanded jazz ensemble.
Admission: Free

Music for Inspiration: Alan Gonzalez's Final Recital

Thursday / March 14, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Alto saxophonist Alan Gonzalez presents a selection of jazz tunes by musicians he admires. This recital is the culmination of his Berklee studies, as he performs with musicians he has played with throughout his time at Berklee.
Admission: Free

Aaron Hayashi Group

Wednesday / March 27, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
The Aaron Hayashi Group performs a concentrated serving of original jazz compositions and arrangements.
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

Kodai Matsuda’s Senior Recital

Monday / May 6, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Saxophonist Kodai Matsuda presents a set of original compositions and standard tunes.
Admission: Free

Jeremy Alvarez Senior Recital

Tuesday / May 7, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Jeremy Alvarez presents an evening of original compositions.
Admission: Free

Past Events

Women in Jazz Collective

Thursday / October 18, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Women in Jazz Collective is thrilled to present its second Tribute to Women in Jazz concert. The performance will showcase the works of Berklee's female performers and composers in the jazz idiom.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Eric Nakanishi Group

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

Carla Restivo: Paula Project

Wednesday / October 3, 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

Yulia Musayelyan Quartet

Tuesday / October 2, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
The Yulia Musayelyan Quartet combines modern jazz harmonies, odd meters, and improvisation with folkloric styles from Argentina, Armenia, Russia, and other cultures, seeking to bridge distant traditions. The instrumentation is flute, piano, bass, and drums.
Admission: Free

CANCELED: Lucas Bere Quintet and Strings

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

Art Baden Quintet

Friday / September 28, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
Art Baden will perform original music, along with music by Joe Henderson, Tadd Dameron, and George Garzone. The band features Robert Mac Vega-Dowda (trumpet and flugelhorn), Hatsune Hirakura (piano), John Koh (double bass), and Brian Richburg Jr. (drums). 
Admission: Free

Gail McArthur's Connections

Wednesday / September 19, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
This event features modern jazz originals composed and arranged by Berklee College of Music faculty member Gail McArthur, featuring a combination of quartet and three-horn writing.
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

Emery Mesich

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

Three and Out: The Music of Matthew Roomberg

Thursday / August 9, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States
Composer, arranger, and saxophonist Matthew Roomberg presents selected pieces from his portfolio for one last blowout before graduation. With his seven-piece group LiveFlow, Roomberg traverses jazz, rock, funk, and hip-hop.
Admission: Free

Lance Van Lenten and Evo-Q

Monday / July 23, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States
Led by saxophone/flute player Lance Van Lenten, Evo-Q is a faculty ensemble that includes Steve Hunt on piano, David Clark on bass, and Casey Scheuerell on drums. The quartet features original contemporary jazz compositions.
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

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

Art Baden Quartet

Monday / June 25, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States
In his first recital at Berklee College of Music, saxophonist Art Baden will perform original music and jazz standards. His band features Marco Birro on piano, Matteo Padoin on double bass, and Ilya Blazh on drums.
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

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

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

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