Performances

Each year, Berklee presents more than 1,500 concerts and events at venues on campus and in the Boston area, showcasing student, faculty, alumni and outside professional acts. 

 

International Folk Festival Performance

Tuesday / March 28, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Participants in this year's International Folk Festival will perform traditional and contemporary music from Kazakhstan, Peru, and Chile.

Admission: Free

The Regrettes

CANCELED: The Regrettes / Active Bird Community

Tuesday / March 28, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
Based out of LA, the Regrettes create infectious, punk-driven tracks with a ’50s and ’60s pop aesthetic. The group has left the LA rock scene floored. Active Bird Community is a Brooklyn band formed in 2005 by members Tom D’Agustino, Zach Slater, Andrew Wolfson, and Quinn McGovern.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission (standing room only)

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She Started It: A Film Empowering the Next Generation of Women Founders

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

BerkleeICE hosts a screening of the documentary She Started It and a conversation with one of its featured startup founders, Stacey Ferreira, CEO of Forge and co-author of 2 Billion Under 20: How Millennials Are Breaking Down Age Barriers and Changing the World.

Composition Department Awards Concert

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Composition Department presents new and recent works by award-winning Composition students Eva Redamonti, Eygló Höskuldsdóttir, Kyle Franklin, Jessie Cox, Austin Smith, Nikhil Singh, and Matthew Wong.

Admission: Free

The Chariot's a-Comin'

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Jubilee Spirit Ensemble convenes and tunes up to sing a cappella songs of slavery, freedom, and redemption.

Admission: Free

Jazz at the Mosesian: The John Baboian Ensemble

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Mosesian Center for the Arts

321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA, 02472, United States

The ninth season of Jazz at the Mosesian (formerly the Arsenal Center for the Arts), featuring Berklee faculty artists, continues with the John Baboian Ensemble.

Admission: $20/$18 Mosesian members/$15 students

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Roots Roadshow

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Every month, Berklee presents a variety show of student bands and ensembles performing styles such as country blues, old-time, bluegrass, new acoustic, Celtic, classic country, Western swing, and more.

Admission: Free

Students perform at last year's Berklee International Folk Music Festival

International Folk Music Festival

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Students from around the globe and from the United States will perform a wide variety of traditional folk music.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Percussion Days: Berklee Marimba Showcase

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Berklee's finest student marimbists will perform solo marimba performances on a range of repertoire. 

Admission: Free

Percussion Days: Bruce Cox Drum Set Clinic

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Berklee alumnus Bruce Cox will offer a drum set clinic and share his professional experience.

Admission: Free

Percussion Days: Berklee Percussion Ensemble

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 2:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

 The Berklee Beginning Percussion Ensemble will perform works by Daughtry, Dietz, and Gottry.

Admission: Free

Percussion Days: Mario DeCiutiis: jamKAT–Improvisation through Pattern Recognition

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Musician Mario DeCiutiis, inventor of the MalletKAT, DrumKAT, Drum Intelligent Trigger Interface, and many other products will demo his latest invention: the jamKATor CongaKAT. 

Admission: Free

Percussion Days: Berklee Marching Percussion

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Berklee Marching Percussion presents their 2017 program. The drumline consists of 10 members performing contemporary marching percussion-style pieces.

Admission: Free

Christian Lopez

Christian Lopez with Special Guests Elliot Taylor and Toledo

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Steeped in the musical roots of his West Virginia upbringing, Christian Lopez epitomizes the soul of a traditional Appalachian folk musician. This performance will feature special guests Elliot Taylor and Toledo.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission (standing room only)

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Tonina Saputo Performs at Madrid's Ellas Crean Festival

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.


Auditorio Conde Duque, , Calle Conde Duque 9 y 11, Madrid, 28015, Spain

With the collaboration of the Berklee Mediterranean Music Institute, student singer Tonina Saputo will perform with her band at the prestigious Ellas Crean Festival.

Admission: Free

Animation Universe

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Audire Soundtrack Choir and Orchestra presents Animation Universe, a musical journey through the various worlds of the animation genre. 

Admission: $8 in Advance / $12 Day of Show

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The Art of the Bow

Thursday / March 30, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.


Steve Heck Room, 1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02145

The Art of the Bow features traditional music for violin, viola, and other bowed strings from Greece, Turkey, Hungary, Romania, Morocco, and more.

Admission: Free

Percussion Days: Alberto Netto Trio

Friday / March 31, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Alberto Netto Trio performs American and Brazilian jazz as part of the Berklee Percussion Festival.

Admission: Free

Percussion Days: Jerry Leake: Primacy of the Groove

Friday / March 31, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In this performance of African and Indian-derived percussion solos, Jerry Leake traces the origins of musical time, groove, and mathematics, and features drum languages and songs woven into a unique array of traditional instruments. 

Admission: Free

Dan Hoffman's Senior Recital: "I Can't Believe They Didn't Expel Me"

Friday / March 31, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Dan Hoffman will perform his senior recital for total percussion at Berklee.  

Admission: Free

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