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.

 

Rose Hegele: VOICE

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

Canadian soprano Rose Hegele performs an hour of solo vocal compositions by contemporary classical composers.

Admission: Free

Gen Yoshimura Trio

Tuesday / July 2, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Gen Yoshimura, a drummer, composer, and arranger, will present an evening of jazz with his trio. 

Admission: Free

Sodam Yoon: One-Woman Barbie

Monday / July 8, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

One-Woman Barbie is a musical by Sodam Yoon about an original Barbie doll from 1959 who wakes up in 2019 and tries to find her boyfriend, original Ken.

Admission: Free

Noguera Collective by Santiago Barragán

Wednesday / July 10, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Santiago Barragán Noguera is a Colombian guitarist, composer, and songwriter who learned to play guitar as a teenager in Bogotá, Colombia. Influenced by jazz, classical, rock, pop, and Latin music, Santiago studied jazz when he was 18 with teachers of the conservatory of Nancy, France.

Admission: Free

Rebecca Li: Just For Fun

Thursday / July 11, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Rebecca Li planned this recital for no other reason except to play some swing music and have fun. 

Admission: Free

Dowzy: Dark Clouds, Light Skies

Friday / July 12, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Massachusetts-raised singer/producer Dowzy raps, sings, and DJs through a unique set of electro-tinged hip-hop/R&B and pop. Emotionally driven, Dowzy sings about hardship, loss, and inner turmoil, but from an optimistic angle.

Admission: Free

Leah Gutman: Sunday Face Summerpalooza

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

Sunday Face, an indie rock band at Berklee College of Music, will play original songs.

Admission: Free

The Ground: Ariyel

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

Singer-songwriter Ariyel and her band present a night of emotional indie pop originals.

Admission: Free

Latin Vibes

Tuesday / July 16, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Vibraphonist Samuel Cerra performs a set of rearranged songs from the Latin repertoire.

Admission: Free

ÁBI

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

ÁBI (Abigail), a 21-year-old Korean American R&B/pop artist and vocalist with mixed heritage from South Korea, draws inspiration from her duality in identity and reflects it in her music.

Admission: Free

Kevin Long: For ... and More: Songs for My Family

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

Kevin Long presents an evening of contemporary jazz with influences far removed from the genre. He will perform pieces from his EP For ..., which was written in dedication to his family.

Admission: Free

Hugo Alves: A Walk around Samba

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

Guitarist Hugo Alves and his band tour Brazilian music, with an emphasis on samba. The band will play traditional pieces from composers such as Noel Rosa and Cartola, as well as contemporary work from composers such as João Bosco and Chico Buarque.

Admission: Free

Aaron Kim: Wet AAir

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

Singer-songwriter Aaron Kim performs a set of original songs and covers in a combination of R&B, neo-soul, and hip-hop styles.

Admission: Free

Junghwan Kim: From Classical to Progressive Rock

Friday / July 19, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist and progressive metal keyboardist Junghwan Kim presents several well-known classical pieces, arranged progressive rock tunes, and original music.

Admission: Free

ViVi

Monday / July 22, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

ViVi, a.k.a. Vivian Valls, and her band presents an intimate night of covers, arrangements, and original music.

Admission: Free

Hiroki Miura

Tuesday / July 23, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his first recital at Berklee College of Music, Hiroki Miura presents original compositions and arrangements featuring contemporary jazz.

Admission: Free

Yinghao Tan: From Here to Somewhere

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

For his senior recital, Chinese guitarist Yinghao Tan performs a set of jazz funk tunes.

Admission: Free

Chocolate Cigar Duo

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

Lorne and Yifu present an electronic music night, combined with visual arts. The duo’s music varies from sound design–based aggressive dubstep to chill, downtempo trip-hop.

Admission: Free

Hatsune Hirakura

Friday / July 26, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Join pianist Hatsune Hirakura for an evening of jazz standards and original compositions.

Admission: Free

Sandy Hsu’s Senior Recital

Friday / August 9, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Alto saxophonist Sandy Hsu performs a set of original songs and arrangements in jazz styles.

Admission: Free

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