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.

 

Valeria Falcon

Tuesday / January 28, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bassist Valeria Falcon presents a solo project combining original and sensitive songs with a powerful Latin/funk repertoire.

Admission: Free

Julia Jahng

Wednesday / January 29, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Korean American singer-songwriter Julia Jahng performs a collection of originals written in the pop and Christian contemporary genres.

Admission: Free

Solomon Alber: Solo with Satellites

Wednesday / January 29, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Northern California native Solomon Alber presents Solo with Satellites, a band that utilizes jazz, soul, and reggae to create a unique sound.

Admission: Free

Lil-e

Thursday / January 30, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Vocalist Lily Marie Antonini, a.k.a. Lil-e, performs pop, disco, and Latin fusion songs.

Admission: Free

Alex Maes

Thursday / January 30, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Inspired by R&B, neo-soul, and funk, Alex Maes and her band perform covers and original compositions featured on her upcoming EP.

Admission: Free

Buttonwillow

Friday / January 31, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Buttonwillow navigates the uncharted waters of fiddle-ukulele duos with a blend of original music and obscure covers ranging from Django Reinhardt to Norwegian folk music.

Admission: Free

Claire Davis

Monday / February 3, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bassist and singer-songwriter Claire Davis showcases an original set of heartfelt lyrics with a healthy dose of groove. The concert features bandmates Leo Son (guitar), Dakota Maykrantz (drums), Maclin Tucker (trumpet), and Ian Lazan (trombone).

Admission: Free

Doubler’s Holiday

Monday / February 3, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Woodwind multi-instrumentalist Jeri Sykes and pianist David McGrory bring the tradition of doubling, common in jazz and theater, to the world of classical music, presenting an evening of chamber music performed on a variety of instruments.

Admission: Free

Emilia Hilgers

Wednesday / February 5, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Southern Californian vocalist Emilia Hilgers showcases her island-inspired pop and R&B renditions of songs by DRAM, Kali Uchis, the Police, and many others.

Admission: Free

Vladan Milenkovic Trio

Wednesday / February 5, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist and composer Vladan Milenkovic presents a set of original compositions in a jazz trio format.

Admission: Free

Wilfie Williams Trio

Friday / February 7, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Wilfie Williams presents contemporary jazz trio music.

Admission: Free

Jonathan Reisin Group

Friday / February 7, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Saxophonist Jonathan Reisin presents original music and arrangements influenced by jazz and Israeli music.

Admission: Free

Masafumi Kurosaki Quartet

Monday / February 10, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Japanese pianist Masafumi Kurosaki and friends perform a set of jazz songs and arrangements of his favorite tunes.

Admission: Free

Winter Reflections with Jared Janzen and Friends

Monday / February 10, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Growing up in the foothills of the Rockies, Jared Janzen always has been drawn to the mountains. This raw, organic connection is at the heart of his music as he guides listeners through an introspective and healing experience.

Admission: Free

Danny Circharo: Tribute to the Allman Brothers Band

Tuesday / February 11, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Guitarist Danny Circharo presents a blues-fueled Southern rock experience, diving into the deep catalog of one of rock’s greatest bands, the Allman Brothers Band.

Admission: Free

Audrey Bussanich

Wednesday / February 12, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Passionate about the transformative power of storytelling, Audrey Bussanich weaves folk and jazz roots into her songs. In this recital, she presents original music and performs covers of tunes that shaped her as an artist and person.

Admission: Free

Kohta Nakai

Wednesday / February 12, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Japanese pianist Kohta Nakai and his friends perform a set of jazz tunes and original compositions.

Admission: Free

Nisos Chidos and Friends

Thursday / February 13, 2020 / 2:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Mexican bassist and composer Saul Ojeda presents Nisos Chidos and Friends.

Admission: Free

Nicholas von der Nahmer Trio

Thursday / February 13, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

German jazz pianist Nicholas von der Nahmer presents the debut performance of his Nordic Jazz Trio at Berklee College of Music. Together with Japanese drummer Yosuke Doki and American bassist Evan Palmer, the trio mixes North European Jazz with Japanese influences, creating a unique soundscape.

Admission: Free

Sam Marsh’s Senior Recital: How Did I Get Here?

Friday / February 14, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Sam Marsh, a vocalist and educator, presents her first and last solo show at Berklee College of Music. Marsh and a team of amazing musicians will present a variety of styles, including musical theater, classical, and indie pop.

Admission: Free

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