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.

 

Brazilian Ensemble Level 4

Monday / April 24, 2017 / 1:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Fernando Brandao, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Brazilian Ensemble Level 4.

Admission: Free

Funk Fusion Ensemble

Monday / April 24, 2017 / 3:15 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Bob Schlink, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Funk Fusion Ensemble.

Admission: free

Brazilian Ensemble Level 5

Monday / April 24, 2017 / 4:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Fernando Brandao, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Brazilian Ensemble Level 5.

Admission: Free

dolltr!ck Presents: Heartworm

Monday / April 24, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Claire performs a selection of covers, remixes, and originals from her most recent music project, dolltr!ck. Join her for a mix of synth pop and electronica presented in English and Korean.

Admission: Free

The Meters Ensemble

Tuesday / April 25, 2017 / 4:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Bob Tamagni, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Meters Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Sarathi

Tuesday / April 25, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Sarathi and his band will perform an array of his originals and covers by Emily King, Sinead Harnett, and Daniel Caesar. 

Admission: Free

Small Band Jazz Level 6 Ensemble

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 1:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Joanne Brakeen, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Small Band Jazz Level 6 Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Mixed Pop and Jazz

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 3:15 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Ricardo Monzon, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Mixed Pop and Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

ECM Free Jazz Ensemble

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 4:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Bruno Raberg, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the ECM Free Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Tal: Decisions

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Tal Flora's deep attachment to R&B and jazz is manifested in her original compositions through intricate, sexy beats. 

Admission: Free

Merengue and Bachata Ensemble

Thursday / April 27, 2017 / 1:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Ricardo Monzon, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Merengue and Bachata Ensemble.

Admission: Free

The Music of Cedar Walton Ensemble

Thursday / April 27, 2017 / 3:15 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Marcello Pelliteri, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Music of Cedar Walton Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Blue Note Ensemble

Thursday / April 27, 2017 / 4:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Lin Biviano, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Blue Note Ensemble.

Admission: Free

New Orleans Ensemble

Friday / April 28, 2017 / 1:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Charlie Lewis, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the New Orleans Ensemble.

Admission: Free

The Music of Charles Mingus Ensemble

Friday / April 28, 2017 / 3:15 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Paul Del Nero, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Music of Charles Mingus Ensemble.

Admission: Free

R&B/Funk Ensemble

Friday / April 28, 2017 / 4:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

John Singleton, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the R&B/Funk Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Lev Presents: Tryna Get By

Friday / April 28, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Singer-songwriter Lev Freedman and his band perform a set of hip-hop, pop, and folk-influenced original compositions and rearranged covers.

Admission: Free

Odd Meter Jazz Ensemble

Monday / May 1, 2017 / 1:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Leo Blanco, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Odd Meter Jazz Ensemble.  

Admission: Free

Contemporary South American Folkloric Ensemble

Monday / May 1, 2017 / 3:15 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Leo Blanco, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Contemporary South American Folkloric Ensemble. 

Admission: Free

Rhythm and Flow Ensemble

Monday / May 1, 2017 / 4:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Carolyn Wilkins, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Rhythm and Flow Ensemble.

Admission: Free

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