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.

 

Vetsynis: Jake Gardam’s Senior Recital

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

Drum set principal Jake Gardam performs original heavy metal music with Vetsynis, the band he helped form at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Guitar Artist Ensemble: Be-Bop Guitars

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

The Be-Bop Guitars student guitar ensemble features five of the finest guitarists at Berklee College of Music and a rhythm section performing arrangements and compositions written specifically for the group in jazz, Latin, and blues styles.

Admission: Free

Classical String Chamber Music

Wednesday / May 6, 2020 / 1:20 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This evening of string chamber music performed by Berklee students includes a varied repertoire such as quartets by Shostakovich, Debussy, Mozart, and Beethoven, as well as original student compositions.

Admission: Free

Solo Piano Improvisations of Keith Jarrett

Wednesday / May 6, 2020 / 1:30 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Hey Rim Jeon, associate professor in the Piano Department at Berklee College of Music, leads a solo piano concert featuring students from her course, Solo Piano Improvisations of Keith Jarrett, as well as from her private studio.

Admission: Free

Chris Dovas

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

Chris Dovas performs solo material for his senior recital in a death metal style. Expect blast beats, fast guitar riffs, guitar solos, crazy basslines, and guttural vocals.

Admission: Free

The Music of Jarrett, Hancock, and Corea in Concert

Thursday / May 7, 2020 / 1:30 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This concert features Tim Ray, associate professor of piano at Berklee College of Music, and student pianists from his class, The Music of Jarrett, Hancock, and Corea, performing original material composed by these three giants of jazz piano, as well as standard tunes associated with them.

Admission: Free

The Eclectic Electrics

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

The Eclectic Electrics Artist Ensemble has been an active performing group at Berklee College of Music for more than 20 years. It features some of the college's finest guitarists and rhythm section players.

Admission: Free

Jamie Lynn Hart’s Pop Rock Country Ensemble

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

Berklee College of Music voice instructor Jamie Lynn Hart directs the Pop Rock Country Ensemble in a concert of solo and group student performances with a staff rhythm section.

Admission: Free

Daniel Pock’s Senior Recital

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

Guitarist Daniel Pock and his band explore genres ranging from hard bop to contemporary jazz–influenced music.

Admission: Free

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