Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Located in the 1140 Boylston Street building, the Oliver Colvin Recital Hall is an 86-seat venue at the heart of Berklee's performance action. The venue hosts hundreds of events each year, including faculty concerts, senior concerts, and visiting artist clinics and master classes. Most Berklee students lead their first concert in this hall and it is their introduction to performing at the college. Events are free and open to the public, giving the Boston community an opportunity to hear the rich and diverse talent that resides on campus.

 

Louis Leung's Senior Recital

Monday / March 27, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his senior recital, saxophonist Louis Leung will showcase all the knowledge learned during his four years studying at Berklee. 

Admission: Free

Morgan Weidinger

Monday / March 27, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

For her senior recital, violinist Morgan Weidinger performs original compositions and arrangements. 

Admission: Free

Alexis Seiler's Senior Recital

Monday / March 27, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In her senior recital, voice principal Alexis Seiler presents a mixture of R&B and soul from multiple eras, with a sprinkle of other genres in the mix. 

Admission: Free

International Folk Festival Performance

Tuesday / March 28, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Participants in this year's International Folk Festival will perform traditional and contemporary music from Kazakhstan, Peru, and Chile.

Admission: Free

Evan Eubanks: Senior Recital

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Drum set principal Evan Eubanks presents an eclectic selection of music grounded in improvisation. 

Admission: Free

Etienne Monsaingeon: Once Upon a Time

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Etienne Monsaingeon presents a journey around the world, traveling through cultures, emotions, and colors.

Admission: Free

Percussion Days: Mario DeCiutiis: jamKAT–Improvisation through Pattern Recognition

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Musician Mario DeCiutiis, inventor of the MalletKAT, DrumKAT, Drum Intelligent Trigger Interface, and many other products will demo his latest invention: the jamKATor CongaKAT. 

Admission: Free

Gabriela's Senior Recital

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Flutist Gabriela Gomez-Estevez will play her last recital at Berklee.

Admission: Free

Amit Kupererd's Senior Recital

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Amit Kupererd concludes his past four years with a senior recital in which he will perform some original compositions, jazz standards, and more.

Admission: Free

Percussion Days: Jerry Leake: Primacy of the Groove

Friday / March 31, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In this performance of African and Indian-derived percussion solos, Jerry Leake traces the origins of musical time, groove, and mathematics, and features drum languages and songs woven into a unique array of traditional instruments. 

Admission: Free

Eva Redamonti and Inga Chinilina

Friday / March 31, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Composers Eva Redamonti and Inga Chinilina reflect on their growth and voice by showcasing original music cultivated while studying at Berklee. 

Admission: Free

Sean Bresnan's Senior Recital (Featuring the Floodwaters)

Monday / April 3, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Guitarist Sean Bresnan and his group the Floodwaters will be performing a hard-hitting mix of original '70s-inspired rock, instrumentals, and a few familiar classics.

Admission: Free

Jeremy Bernstein's Senior Recital With Celebrity Look-Alikes

Monday / April 3, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Boston native Jeremy Bernstein leads his senior recital with the rock and funk band Celebrity Look-Alikes.  

Admission: Free

Found in Translation

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Join us for a celebration of the music and poetry of Berklee's diverse community.  

Admission: Free

Blues Week Guitar Concert: Guy Davis and Duke Robillard

Wednesday / April 5, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Blues musicians Guy Davis and Duke Robillard will each perform a one-hour concert as part of the Guitar Department’s Blues Week. Davis will begin his set, followed by Robillard.

Admission: Free

Eli Fowler's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 5, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Eli Fowler's senior recital features two small ensembles, one contemporary jazz, the other indie folk, as well as music by Ian Schaid and Ben Higginbotham.  

Admission: Free

Tito Oliveira Clinic: Afro-Brazilian Rhythms for Drum Set

Thursday / April 6, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Drummer, producer, and clinician Tito Oliveira will present a clinic on Afro-Brazilian rhythms.

Admission: Free

Blues Week Guitar Clinic: Kirby Kelley

Friday / April 7, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Kirby Kelley, slide guitarist, will present a clinic/performance of acoustic and electric styles as part of the Guitar Department's Blues Week.

Admission: Free

Justin Salisbury Trio

Friday / April 7, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Justin Salisbury Trio will perform original compositions and other works. 

Admission: Free

Taiward Wider's Senior Recital: Musical Potpourri

Friday / April 7, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Cellist Taiward Wider presents an eclectic mix of music from his journey at Berklee, including klezmer and Yiddish songs, Celtic and Appalachian fiddle tunes, Brazilian choros, and classical pieces. 

Admission: Free

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