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.

 

Michael Yin

Tuesday / March 24, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Michael Yin enrolled at Berklee College of Music in 2017 with no previous musical training. In his final performance at the college, he wants to thank the institution for training him as a singer-songwriter and showcase what he has learned.

Admission: Free

Julian Pahor's Recital

Wednesday / March 25, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Julian Pahor performs a set consisting of original songs showcasing his journey at Berklee.

Admission: Free

Ryan Siegel: Ants on a Log

Wednesday / March 25, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Ryan Siegel presents Ants on a Log, a complete jazz experience.

Admission: Free

Ponto Fixo

Thursday / March 26, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Latin jazz group Ponto Fixo, composed of Luiza Ghirardelli, Andres Guerra, E. Roman, and Eduardo Chuffa, presents its take on music from their native countries of Brazil and Venezuela, as well as jazz standards and pop songs.

Admission: Free

Amörset

Friday / March 27, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In their final recital at Berklee College of Music, Axl Colt and Ryan Clure perform as Amörset, playing a mixture of rock and reggaetón.

Admission: Free

Berklee Loves Disney

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

Film scoring major Kyulee Choi presents a Disney-themed recital. “Disney was a large part of our childhoods,” notes Choi.

Admission: Free

Morgan Faw and the Global Rhythm Machine

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

Saxophonist and composer Morgan Faw presents his quartet the Global Rhythm Machine. The performance will feature original compositions and arrangements by Faw.

Admission: Free

Bass Choir Group, Hosted by Lincoln Goines

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

Lincoln Goines performs multi-bass ensemble material with students, alumni, and fellow faculty. He will present original compositions, as well as arrangements of works by Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Bobby McFerrin, Mozart, Bach, and many others.

Admission: Free

Miles’s Kitchen

Wednesday / April 1, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Joined by friends, bassist Miles Waldman serves up an offering of improvisational and groove music.

Admission: Free

Chas Wilken’s Senior Recital

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

Guitarist and vocalist Chas Wilken presents rock compositions that border on progressive.

Admission: Free

Yoo Young Lee’s Senior Recital

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

For his senior recital, Korean drummer Yoo Young Lee will perform original tunes with his jazz-based trio.

Admission: Free

Anqi Chen

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

Chinese pianist Anqi Chen, dual majoring in piano performance and music business/management at Berklee College of Music, presents her senior recital with her band.

Admission: Free

Viki: With Everything

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

Drummer Viki presents With Everything, a concert of pop, contemporary Christian, and gospel music. Viki will perform pop songs of her favorite drummers and a few Christian/gospel songs that helped her at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Jack Schwenke’s Senior Recital

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

Australian bassist Jack Schwenke presents his final recital, featuring music that has touched him.

Admission: Free

The Music of Oveante Magsby

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

Pianist and vocalist Oveante Magsby will sing and perform arrangements in the pop, jazz, and gospel genres.

Admission: Free

Master Class with Mike Stern

Wednesday / April 8, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Mike Stern ’75, a renowned jazz guitar virtuoso and six-time Grammy nominee, will be on campus to share his concepts of improvisation, technique, and harmony.

Admission: Free

Ian E. Tucksmith’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 8, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Ian E. Tucksmith’s outlaw/country band delivers a raw sound with upbeat and haunting elements, framed by honest lyrics that often focus on prison reform, misogyny, and heartbreak.

Admission: Free

XinTian Tan: With a Little Help from My Friends

Wednesday / April 8, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Showcasing original compositions and arrangements of standards, Malaysian pianist XinTian Tan presents her first and last concert at Berklee College of Music. 

Admission: Free

My Genre: Cecelia Cook’s Senior Recital

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

Violist Cecelia Cook presents a compilation of some of her favorite pieces that she has worked on at Berklee College of Music, including jazz standards, Celtic medleys, original compositions, and some good old Bach.

Admission: Free

Sam Rowley’s Senior Recital

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

Trombonist Sam Rowley and his group perform a selection of his original music along with other compositions influential to his artistic development.

Admission: Free

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