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.

 

The Broadway Band Presents: Unplugged

Wednesday / February 26, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

After a very successful first show, the Broadway Band shifts to a more intimate setting with Unplugged, an acoustic set of musical theater songs featuring six vocalists and a five-piece band.

Admission: Free

Bird Bachs

Thursday / February 27, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Classical Musicians Coalition at Berklee College of Music presents various classical chamber music performances by students.

Admission: Free

Michiko Inoue

Friday / February 28, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Michiko Inoue presents original music and covers inspired by jazz, classical, and Brazilian music.

Admission: Free

Oliver Price

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

Blending orchestral elements with progressive rock, Oliver Price and his band perform a blend of soaring melodies and crushing rock rhythms, telling a story through dynamics and lyrics.

Admission: Free

Loïc Seznec: Caméléon

Monday / March 2, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

French guitarist Loïc Seznec presents Caméléon, a trio project combining post-rock, experimental, and electronic grooves. This recital will feature original compositions and arrangements.

Admission: Free

Daniel Jones’s Senior Recital

Monday / March 2, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Composer Daniel Jones presents a collection of original works for solo instruments, including flute, horn, marimba, and bassoon.

Admission: Free

Hyakki Yagyo

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

Hyakki Yagyo presents a jazz piano trio with traditional Japanese scale elements. The recital will feature original compositions combined with traditional Japanese music and modern jazz elements.

Admission: Free

Chinese Tradition Music: East Meets West

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

Chinese Tradition Music, an ensemble that combines Chinese and Western music, performs a concert that includes solo, duo, and small ensemble.

Admission: Free

Yuval Cohen: UV Quintet

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

Drum set principal Yuval Cohen presents his jazz quintet.

Admission: Free

Iñigo Fúster: Guitar Quintet

Friday / March 6, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Iñigo Fúster, a guitarist from Madrid, Spain, leads the Guitar Quintet, featuring Ángela Varo and Gelín Hau on violin, Noah Leong on viola, and Yi-Ming Hsu on cello.

Admission: Free

Susan Hagen: BASSically What I Do!

Friday / March 6, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Susan Hagen, joined by special guests, performs a recital of solo works and duo pieces.

Admission: Free

Sung’s Quartet

Monday / March 9, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Sungwoo Lee, a.k.a. Sung, presents an afternoon of jazz standards and original compositions.

Admission: Free

Sergio de Miguel Trio: Espirales

Monday / March 9, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Sergio de Miguel presents Espirales, a trio project including Euan Leslie (drums) and John Koh (double bass). The recital will feature original compositions combining modern jazz, Galician and Spanish traditional music, and Latin influences.

Admission: Free

Milosz Berdzik: Time Warping

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

For the first time ever, Milosz Berdzik presents original music influenced by genres such as modern jazz, experimental, electronic, hip-hop, and breakbeat.

Admission: Free

An Evening with Gabe Childs: Introduction to Spring

Wednesday / March 11, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Massachusetts native Gabe Childs brings the sweet sounds of funky, jazzy soul to you this spring. Grab your dance shoes, leave your worries at the door, and warm your hearts.

Admission: Free

Junghwan Kim: From Classical to Modern Piano 2

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

Pianist Junghwan Kim presents different piano styles, from classical to modern, in a concert featuring guest performers. 

Admission: Free

Evan Palmer: Think of One

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

A jazz piano trio composed of Shinya Lin, Evan Palmer, and Titus Kim share arrangements and interpretations of standards, as well as original music and free improvisation. The trio will feature music from its new album, Think of One.

Admission: Free

Eduardo Díez: Un Gusto de Terruño

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

Double bass player Eduardo Díez and vocalist Adriana Corredor present Un Gusto de Terruño, a tango experience that showcases different styles of the genre.

Admission: Free

Fernando Zárate: Music of the American Continent

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

Singer and percussionist Fernando Zárate presents American Continent, a project with original music and arrangements based on grooves from South, Central, and North America.

Admission: Free

North and South Indian Percussion Solos and Rhythm Theory

Monday / March 23, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

At this master class and clinic, presented by associate percussion professor Jerry Leake, learn about North and South Indian percussion solos; merging rhythm theory and practice; compositional forms; and improvisations.

Admission: Free

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