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.

 

R&B Ensemble

Thursday / December 5, 2019 / 1:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Winston Maccow, a professor in the Ensemble Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the R&B Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Progressive Rock Instrumental Ensemble

Thursday / December 5, 2019 / 3:15 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Jon Finn, a professor in the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Progressive Rock Instrumental Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Mami Matsuura’s Senior Recital

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

Japanese pianist Mami Matsuura performs a set of original songs and standards in a combination of jazz, classic, and pop styles.

Admission: Free

Odd Meter Jazz Ensemble

Friday / December 6, 2019 / 1:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Leo Blanco, a professor in the Ensemble Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Odd Meter Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

ECM/Free Jazz Ensemble

Friday / December 6, 2019 / 3:15 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bruno Råberg, a professor in the Ensemble Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the ECM/Free Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Directed Study Ensemble

Friday / December 6, 2019 / 4:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Eric Gould, a professor in the Piano Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Directed Study Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Samuel Smith’s Senior Recital

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

Samuel Smith, a Berklee College of Music senior majoring in bass performance and music business/management, performs jazz originals and arrangements, featuring a variety of stylistic influences from his time at the college.

Admission: Free

Brazilian Level 4 Ensemble

Monday / December 9, 2019 / 1:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Fernando Brandão, a professor in the Ensemble Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Brazilian Level 4 Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Directed Study Ensemble

Monday / December 9, 2019 / 3:15 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Dave DiCenso, an associate professor in the Percussion Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Directed Study Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Contemporary Chamber Music Ensemble

Monday / December 9, 2019 / 4:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Barbara LaFitte, a professor in the Woodwind Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Contemporary Chamber Music Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Chris Kross: Criollo Vibes

Monday / December 9, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Aruban guitarist Chris Kross presents an evening of dynamic compositions with criollo vibrations.

Admission: Free

Electric Jazz Ensemble

Tuesday / December 10, 2019 / 4:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Neal Smith, an associate professor in the Percussion Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Electric Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Yohei Kambe: Henken’s Habit

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

Yohei Kambe and his jam band play funk and jazz music.

Admission: Free

Small Band Jazz Ensemble

Wednesday / December 11, 2019 / 1:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Edmar Colón, an instructor in the Woodwind Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Small Band Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Miles Davis Ensemble

Wednesday / December 11, 2019 / 3:15 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Ken Cervenka, a professor in the Brass Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Miles Davis Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Microtonal Ensemble

Wednesday / December 11, 2019 / 4:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

David Fiuczynski, a professor in the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Microtonal Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Brayden Bradford’s Senior Recital

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

Guitarist and vocalist Brayden Bradford performs a set of newly imagined jazz and pop standards.

Admission: Free

Blue Note Jazz Ensemble

Thursday / December 12, 2019 / 1:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Lin Biviano, an associate professor in the Ensemble Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Blue Note Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Small Band Jazz Ensemble

Thursday / December 12, 2019 / 3:15 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Leo Blanco, an assistant professor in the Piano Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Small Band Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Small Band Jazz Ensemble

Thursday / December 12, 2019 / 4:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bob Gullotti, a professor in the Percussion Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Small Band Jazz Ensemble.

Admission: Free

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