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.

 

Asuka Akagawa: Intuition

Tuesday / October 15, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Profoundly influenced by ECM jazz, guitarist Asuka Akagawa presents an intuitive approach to improvisation.

Admission: Free

Luca De Toni Group

Tuesday / October 15, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Italian jazz guitarist Luca De Toni performs a set of original songs and covers, including songs from the jazz tradition.

Admission: Free

Karen Shiraishi

Wednesday / October 16, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Karen Shiraishi and her group present jazz arrangements.

Admission: Free

Ting’s Senior Recital

Thursday / October 17, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Joined by friends, Thai guitarist and composer Ting presents a combination of fusion, progressive metal, and rearranged film music.

Admission: Free

4M11—Biet

Thursday / October 17, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Thai guitarist and shred master Ting and bandmates present a special performance, combining fusion and progressive metal.

Admission: Free

SamKayCoh

Thursday / October 17, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Singer-songwriter SamKayCoh performs a set of original pop tunes inspired by the best of R&B, rock, and folk. Through his original music, SamKayCoh creates a passionate experience for his audience.

Admission: Free

Hyunjik Lee

Friday / October 18, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Drum set principal Hyunjik Lee presents Latin and standard jazz tunes with his band.

Admission: Free

Mariam Janjghava: The Janngo

Monday / October 21, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Georgian singer-songwriter Mariam Janjghava, a.k.a. Janngo, performs her first show at Berklee College of Music. Tune in for original songs and well-known tunes in funk and R&B flavors.

Admission: Free

Trace Zacur Group

Wednesday / October 23, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Trace Zacur returns to Colvin Hall for his third performance, presenting a high-energy, diverse set of tunes ranging from instrumental jazz to rock and soul.

Admission: Free

Smoked Berry

Thursday / October 24, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Smoked Berry is a newly formed Berklee College of Music student band that performs music in a variety of genres, including pop, ballad, R&B, and rock.

Admission: Free

Man Yi Lok: Pop-Rock Band Recital

Thursday / October 24, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Man Yi Lok presents two projects: Summer Drummer, Vincent Lui’s alternative indie-pop project; and FUSIAN, a Harvard University a cappella group with a passion for East Asian culture and music.

Admission: Free

Indiana Heights

Thursday / October 24, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Indiana Heights, a five-piece, progressive rock/fusion group based in Boston, Massachusetts, combines the styles of Steely Dan, Billy Joel, and the Beatles into a nostalgic yet unique sound.

Admission: Free

Charissa Hoffman: What Ukulele Principals Do

Friday / October 25, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Ukulele principal Charissa Hoffman presents an evening of original music and instrumental arrangements, drawing on her Nashville singer-songwriter roots and jazz influences.

Admission: Free

Workshop with Steely Dan Saxophonist Roger Rosenberg

Monday / October 28, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Steely Dan saxophonist Roger Rosenberg performs and discusses his touring career as a multi-instrumentalist, as well as being a working musician in New York City with a career that stretches from Miles Davis and Quincy Jones to Steely Dan and Broadway.

Admission: Free

Brianna Nelson

Monday / October 28, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Brianna Nelson, a resonant songwriter and soulful vocalist with a bohemian spirit, delivers a fresh mixture of folk, indie, and pop.

Admission: Free

Lorenzo Bellini

Tuesday / October 29, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Lorenzo Bellini, an Italian pianist, singer, and composer, presents a series of original tunes, covers, and arrangements in a jazz/pop/soul key.

Admission: Free

Leumas Acoustic Band

Wednesday / October 30, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Vibraphone player Samuel Cerra presents a set of original funk and fusion tunes inspired by the culture and music of Leumas Acoustic Band members.

Admission: Free

Cerra and Walia Collective Presents Uzeb

Wednesday / October 30, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Italian vibraphonist Samuel Cerra joins one of his best friends, guitarist Pritesh Walia, in a tribute to Uzeb.

Admission: Free

APEX: The New Enlightenment Age

Wednesday / October 30, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

APEX is a funky, jazzy, fusion hip-hop band from the Genre Transcendence Movement, an art collective based on the premise that humans can unite beyond the barriers of culture and genre.

Admission: Free

Jason Park: The Last One

Thursday / October 31, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Jason Park presents his final recital at Berklee College of Music, performing fusion jazz that influenced him, along with original compositions.

Admission: Free

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