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.

 

Directed Study Ensemble

Thursday / April 26, 2018 / 1:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Vessela Stoyanova, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Directed Study Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Steve Coleman Ensemble

Thursday / April 26, 2018 / 3:15 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Robert Schlink, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Steve Coleman Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Blue Note Era Jazz Ensemble

Thursday / April 26, 2018 / 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 Era Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Aaron Decker: Waiting to Give

Thursday / April 26, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

For his senior recital, Aaron Decker will feature original compositions and covers.

Admission: Free

Francesca Dill: Never Tick Off a Songwriter

Friday / April 27, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Francesca Dill, a.k.a. Fran, and the boys will play a collection of originals pieced together from her time at Berklee.

Admission: Free

Brazilian Ensemble with Vocals

Monday / April 30, 2018 / 4:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Fernando Brandão, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Brazilian Ensemble with Vocals.

Admission: Free

Eugene Sun's Senior Recital

Monday / April 30, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Guitarist and composer Eugene Sun(孙 宇辰)will present an instrumental concert playing modern jazz and grooves with his quintet.

Admission: Free

Choby's Goodbye

Tuesday / May 1, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bassist German Scheufler, a.k.a. Choby, presents original compositions, harmonic bamboozlement, prizes, and surprises.

Admission: Free

Cedar Walton Ensemble

Wednesday / May 2, 2018 / 4:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Marcello Pellitteri, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Cedar Walton Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Composition Directed Study Concert

Wednesday / May 2, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This concert features original modern chamber works by Berklee College of Music composition majors.

Admission: Free

Music of Dave Holland Ensemble

Thursday / May 3, 2018 / 3:15 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Lello Molinari, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Music of Dave Holland Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Music from Italy Ensemble

Thursday / May 3, 2018 / 4:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Lello Molinari, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Music from Italy Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Icey: Anything but Ordinary

Thursday / May 3, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In her senior recital, Chinese vocalist Icey will perform pop, R&B, funk, rock 'n' roll, country, and blues in English and Chinese.  

Admission: Free

Django Reinhardt/Gypsy Jazz Ensemble

Friday / May 4, 2018 / 1:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Jason Anick, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Django Reinhardt/Gypsy Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Manuel Marxer's Senior Recital

Friday / May 4, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Drum set principal Manuel Marxer presents his senior recital. 

Admission: Free

Solo Piano Improvisations of Keith Jarrett

Monday / May 7, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Hey Rim Jeon, assistant professor in the Piano Department, leads a solo piano concert featuring students from her new course, Solo Piano Improvisations of Keith Jarrett, as well as from her private studio.

Admission: Free

Ian Molinaro-Thompson's Senior Recital

Monday / May 7, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his senior recital, drum set principal Ian Molinaro-Thompson merges the music of New Orleans, Ghana, and 1950s and 1960s jazz into a comprehensive and exploratory journey through time, continent, and style.

Admission: Free

Gabrielle Goodman Recording Studio Ensemble

Monday / May 7, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Faculty vocalist Gabrielle Goodman presents her Recording Studio Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Allen Chang: A2daC near Recital

Tuesday / May 8, 2018 / 5:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

"A2daC near Recital" will showcase original pieces composed and produced by pianist Allen Chang. The hip hop/electronic rap pieces are rearranged to extenuate the harmonic and rhythmic qualities inspired by the South Indian Rhythmic Solfege system and other East Asian tonalities. 

Admission: Free

Guitar Artist Ensemble: Be-Bop Guitars

Tuesday / May 8, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Be-Bop Guitars student guitar ensemble features some of the best guitar players at Berklee playing intricate arrangements written specifically for the ensemble.

Admission: Free

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