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.

 

Woodwind Department: First Mondays

Monday / September 9, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This monthly meeting, hosted by the Woodwind Department at Berklee College of Music, covers a wide range of topics, from performance skills to business—and everything in between.

Admission: Free

Norm Zocher’s Electric Strings Quintet

Thursday / September 19, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Guitarist and composer Norm Zocher and his genre-bending Electric Strings Quintet deliver a performance that draws from classical and rock traditions.

Admission: Free

Green Line X-Tension

Monday / September 23, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Green Line X-Tension, a vocal group based in Boston, Massachusetts, combines a unique vocal blend and tightly woven harmonies in an eclectic repertoire of jazz standards, pop, rock, R&B, and original music.

Admission: Free

String Department Faculty Concert

Tuesday / September 24, 2019 / 6:30 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Berklee College of Music String Department is excited to present its fall faculty concert, featuring an eclectic array of ensembles performing original pieces and exciting arrangements—with all the strings.

Admission: Free

Herbie: Berklee's Got Soul

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

Student performer Herbie presents Berklee's Got Soul, featuring a combination of blues and rock with a touch of sweet soul music.

Admission: Free

Joel Kent

Wednesday / October 2, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Guitarist Joel Kent performs a set of original progressive rock material.

Admission: Free

Adelyn Paik: Always Remember

Thursday / October 3, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Korean gospel singer Adelyn Paik performs a set of cover songs in a combination of pop, R&B, and gospel music styles.

Admission: Free

Miki X

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

Singer-songwriter and producer Miki X presents a low-key show composed of acoustic and pop originals and covers. Her original music draws inspiration from musicians such as Dodie and Sara Bareilles and addresses the shared experience of the human condition.

Admission: Free

Sara Gougeon

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

Canadian singer-songwriter Sara Gougeon, who writes heart-wrenching lyrics wrapped in sweet folk melodies, presents a set of original music.

Admission: Free

Amir Darabi’s Recital

Wednesday / October 9, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Award-winning pianist and composer Amir Darabi and his band present original compositions.

Admission: Free

Peri Elizabeth

Thursday / October 10, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Peri Elizabeth is a singer-songwriter whose music is a reflection of authentic human experiences expressed through honest lyricism and smooth melodies.

Admission: Free

Martín Guas

Thursday / October 10, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Argentinian multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Martín Guas presents original music that combines influences from genres throughout the world.

Admission: Free

Maxwell Haoxiang Han

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

Join Maxwell Haoxiang Han as he performs multiple styles of music, including hip-hop, R&B, pop, and more.  

Admission: Free

Madison West

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

Madison West delivers a songwriting recital that features heartfelt, intimate, and emotional songs. Join her for honest perceptions and clear vocals.

Admission: Free

LIJIN

Monday / October 14, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

LIJIN, a Chinese singer-songwriter, presents a set of her original songs and covers in a combination of R&B, jazz, and pop styles.

Admission: Free

Sachi Rodriguez

Monday / October 14, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Sachi Rodriguez of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is an acoustic folk/pop singer-songwriter. With influences that range from Ed Sheeran to Dodie Clark, she plans an all-original set with her band—and some use of a loop pedal.

Admission: Free

Luca De Toni Group

Tuesday / October 15, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Italian jazz guitarist Luca De Toni performs a set of original songs and covers, including songs from the jazz tradition.

Admission: Free

The Tamblay Project

Wednesday / October 16, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Drummer and composer Cristián Tamblay performs a set of arrangements and original pieces that combine jazz, pop, and fusion, with influences such as Chick Corea, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, and Béla Bartók.

Admission: Free

Jihye Kim and Friends

Wednesday / October 16, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Jihye Kim, a composer and Korean traditional percussionist, presents original compositions and arrangements.

Admission: Free

4M11—Biet

Thursday / October 17, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Thai guitarist and shred master Ting and bandmates present a special performance, combining fusion and progressive metal.

Admission: Free

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