Events

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

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

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

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

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

Women in Jazz Collective

Thursday / October 18, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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