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.
Piano faculty Tim Ray leads a concert of jazz selections made famous by the legendary jazz pianists and composers Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Keith Jarrett.
This program features classical string chamber music, including three string quartets and a cello quartet. Featured composers include Mendelssohn, Corelli, the Beatles, the Danish String Quartet, and Debussy.
Donghee Kim’s senior recital features mixed genres of jazz, neo-soul, R&B, and pop, along with original music.
Students of Daniela Schächter will perform, playing and singing covers and originals.
The fall concert of the Eclectic Electrics features contemporary jazz for five guitars and a rhythm section.
Voice faculty member Jamie Lynn Hart directs the Pop/Rock/Country Ensemble in a concert featuring solo and group performances from students with a staff rhythm section.
Trumpeter Daniel “Sky” Szczepanski presents original compositions.
Brazilian guitarist Hugo Alves performs a solo evening of Brazilian music. His influences include Guinga, Dominguinhos, Hélio Delmiro, Marcus Tardelli, and Chico Buarque. Alves will perform his own arrangements and interpretations of unique songs.
Lorenzo Bellini, an Italian pianist, singer, and composer, presents a set of original songs and covers imbued with blues, soul, jazz, and pop.
Nelly, joined by her band, presents an evening of original music. The recital also includes covers that feature a different take on popular songs that we all know and love, influenced by jazz.
Guitarist Claire Mulvaney presents pop, rock, jazz, and R&B, accompanied by a group featuring members of the Women Musicians Network.
Returning to his roots in musical theater, Samuel Dantowitz presents a set of story-driven contemporary musical theater duets.
The Matteo Salvatori Quintet performs a set of original songs and covers, combining modern pop and rock with a vintage flavor.
Drummer Milo, a.k.a. Milosz Berdzik, and his band present a unique blend of hip-hop, electronic, and modern jazz.
Zack Lamb is a bass player from the Finger Lakes region of New York. This recital will feature a variety of music from styles such as funk, R&B, jazz, Latin, and fusion, and will feature covers, arrangements, and original compositions.
Drum set principal Ilya Blazh presents original compositions and arrangements.
Japanese pianist Hidemi Akaiwa performs a set of original pieces and jazz standards in a combination of jazz, classical, global music, and even Japanese aesthetics.
The Women in Jazz Collective at Berklee College of Music pays tribute to women in jazz.
Pop singer Maya the Golden hosts an intimate release concert to debut her forthcoming EP Letters to My Lost Lovers.
Vocalist and guitarist Brianna Nelson is a folk (boho) and pop artist with earthy roots, a storyteller style of songwriting, and poppy melodies.