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.

 

Paulina Parga

Monday / July 24, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Paulina Parga is a Mexican singer-songwriter with Latin, folk, jazz, pop, and alternative influences.

Admission: Free

Tommaso Taddonio: Triple Tea

Wednesday / July 26, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Triple Tea jazz trio will present their original music, with electronic and film influences.

Admission: Free

Gabriel Gomez

Thursday / July 27, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Gabriel Gomez presents his take on Latin American rock with an original set of songs, as well as some covers from the same genre. 

Admission: Free

Weijun Yang

Friday / July 28, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Weijun will perform original compositions in the pop-rock/blues genre, spreading positive and meaningful messages of love and peace.

Admission: Free

Kate Lee

Tuesday / August 1, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Contemporary writing and production major and piano principal Kate Lee will perform contemporary songs.

Admission: Free

Kate's Music Story

Tuesday / August 1, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Composer, arranger, and producer Kate Lee will perform her original tunes as well as various styles of pop, jazz, and ballads. 

Admission: Free

Salo Sion and the Colour Wheel

Monday / August 7, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Artist Salo Sion will be performing his original creations with hip-hop/jazz collective the Colour Wheel.

Admission: Free

Jay Kim's Senior Recital

Monday / August 14, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Jay Kim presents his senior recital. 

Admission: Free

Giuseppe Cucchiara

Thursday / August 17, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his senior recital, bass principal Giuseppe Cucchiara presents original music. 

Admission: Free

Payam Eslami's Senior Recital

Friday / August 18, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Payam Eslami presents a combination of duo, solo, and full band performances in jazz and fusion style. 

Admission: Free

Morningbird

Friday / August 18, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his senior recital, guitarist John Cattini presents Morningbird, an alternative/indie rock band that evokes bands such as the Beatles and Queen.

Admission: Free

Beth Njoki

Thursday / September 21, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Beth Njoki is a singer-songwriter from Nairobi, Kenya, who tells stories and tales through song that she has collected over her life.

Admission: Free

Tony Ni Evans

Friday / September 22, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In support of his new album Born Under City Lights, vocalist Tony Ni Evans presents an evening of blood-pumping dance tunes and heart-warming ballads. 

Admission: Free

Valeria Penaranda

Tuesday / September 26, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Valeria Penaranda's band will perform her two contrasting sides in music: Latin American and '50s and '60s jazz. 

Admission: Free

Mira Cho: Love, That's What I Wanted

Friday / September 29, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Piano principal Mira Cho presents an exciting night of musical favorites alternating between classical, jazz, pop, and her original pieces.

Admission: Free

David Jeasoo Kim: The Songs

Thursday / October 5, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

David Kim, a singer-songwriter from South Korea, will showcase original songs that have never been performed.

Admission: Free

Pando

Friday / October 6, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Dakota Galley presents Pando, a groove-centric fusion group with heavily improvised segments. 

Admission: Free

Zachary Winter: A Tribute to Ray Brown

Friday / October 6, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This performance will consist of transcriptions demonstrating the contribution and advancements jazz master Ray Brown implemented in both the mastery of the double bass and jazz music in general.

Admission: Free

Eri Chichibu

Tuesday / October 10, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Eri Chichibu, a Japanese composer and pianist, and her group will perform her compositions and arrangements. 

Admission: Free

Kan Yanabe: Brazilian Jazz

Wednesday / October 11, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Percussionist Kan Yanabe presents an afternoon of Brazilian jazz in trio format, featuring pandeiro, guitar, and saxophone, and a special guest appearance by a vibraphonist. 

Admission: Free

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