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.

 

Você Vai Ver

Friday / February 22, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Flia de Tres features Patricia Ligia, a bassist from Uruguay; Santiago Galeano, a pianist from Argentina; and Felipe Aranha, a drummer from Brazil. The trio, which offers an interesting take on Brazilian music, is heavily influenced by the sounds of el Río de la Plata.

Admission: Free

HD Trio

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

Fryderyk Hoang presents a jazz repertoire along with original compositions.

Admission: Free

Enough to Go Around

Tuesday / February 26, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Singer-songwriters Alexandra Grace, LEW, and Arielle Marie join forces to create an evening of original acoustic music performed in the round.

Admission: Free

Weisheng Wu: Over the Rainbow

Wednesday / February 27, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

For this recital, Weisheng Wu presents arrangements of covers, featuring several tunes that reflect the title of the performance in fusion and bossa genres. 

Admission: Free

Trace Zacur Quintet

Wednesday / February 27, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Trace Zacur returns to deliver a high-energy concert of funk, rock, jazz, and everything in between.

Admission: Free

Fernando Firmino Trio

Thursday / February 28, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Brazilian bassist Fernando Firmino presents original music for trio in a combination of jazz and hip-hop music.

Admission: Free

Ron Cha

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

Influenced by neo-soul, jazz and gospel music, Indian pianist/keyboardist/singer/producer Ron Cha presents original music and arrangements of his favorite songs.

Admission: Free

Voting Yes Recital

Friday / March 1, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Voting Yes is a Boston, Massachusetts–based alternative rock band with influences ranging from jazz to classical to pop-punk to Rick and Morty.

Admission: Free

Aman Jagwani

Friday / March 1, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Aman Jagwani will present an array of original music and arrangements that display his influences and experiences in India and Boston. The style will be jazz, along with the fusion of different grooves and cultures to create varying improvisational contexts.

Admission: Free

Misha Bogomolov: ArtHouse

Monday / March 4, 2019 / 2:55 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Misha Bogomolov, a world traveler, musician, thinker, and poet, joins friends to fuse various styles into songs with intense lyrical content, taking listeners on an emotional journey. 

Admission: Free

CANCELED: James Reed Presents Views from Neptune

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

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Guitarist James Reed presents Views from Neptune, a student-led band from Boston, Massachusetts.

Admission: Free

Aaron Pereira: Myles Electric Quartet

Tuesday / March 5, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Aaron Pereira presents the Myles Electric Quartet, a traditional jazz ensemble with electronic timbres. The recital will feature drum and bass, techno, and pop.

Admission: Free

Brazilian Guitar Trio

Wednesday / March 6, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Guitarist Lucas Santos and his trio present Brazilian and jazz tunes.

Admission: Free

Matt Sewell Quartet

Thursday / March 7, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Guitarist Matt Sewell presents his senior recital.

Admission: Free

Neal Lapolla: Bent Frames

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

Multi-instrumentalist Neal Lapolla will perform original compositions and arrangements of covers with his band, Bent Frames. This recital will feature music that draws influence from R&B, soul, jazz, and alternative music.

Admission: Free

Paden Osburn

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

Paden Osburn presents her final show at Berklee College of Music with a set of acoustic covers and originals.

Admission: Free

Poppa Ban: NY Based

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

Poppa Ban presents NY Based, a new hip-hop experience with no band—just the artist, the DJ, and the people. The performance will feature songs from Poppa’s EP, other originals, and covers.

Admission: Free

Kilough

Monday / March 11, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Kilough is an alternative singer-songwriter who is new to the Boston music scene. Supported by her band of two guitars, a bass, and drums, she performs upbeat and memorable music.

Admission: Free

c_pet: Electrocussion, Part 2

Tuesday / March 12, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Chris Petty presents his solo electronic project, c_pet. This recital will feature original music utilizing a wide array of instruments, including drum set, Ableton Live with Push, malletKat, a modular synthesizer, and hand percussion.

Admission: Free

Guitar Clinic with Leni Stern

Wednesday / March 13, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Leni Stern ’80 is a guitarist who fuses jazz and world music into compositions and a sound that is uniquely her own.

Admission: Free

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