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. 

 

Becca Stevens

Becca Stevens / Broca's Area

Sunday / April 9, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Becca Stevens's forthcoming release, Regina, on GroundUP Music, will be available in March 2017. It features Laura Mvula, Jacob Collier, and David Crosby, was produced by Troy Miller, and coproduced by Michael League of Snarky Puppy. Broca's Area is a four-piece future soul band based out of Hartford, Connecticut, featuring a blend of hip-hop, R&B, and soul music. 

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Berklee Clarinet Choir

Monday / April 10, 2017 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

The Berklee Clarinet Choir will perform on a variety of seven clarinets, including piccolo, soprano, alto, bass, and contra-alto. 

Admission: Free

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra

Monday / April 10, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra (BCJO) plays the works of the best student jazz composers with an ensemble of the finest jazz performers on campus. 

Admission: Free

Pandit Satish Vyas Presents Music of the Santoor with Amit Kavthekar on Tabla

Tuesday / April 11, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Padmashree Pandit Satish Vyas, a renowned santoor maestro of India, has an outstanding reputation as a soloist on the santoor. 

Admission: Free

Chord Scale Madness

Tuesday / April 11, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Jackson Schultz, professor in the Jazz Composition Department at Berklee, leads this jazz band with music chosen from a competition of student composers and arrangers. 

Admission: Free

Latin America Vive Music Festival

Tuesday / April 11, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Latin América Vive Music Festival aims to promote and celebrate Latin culture through its rich and thriving musical heritage.

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

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Spring Winds, Flutes, and Piano

Wednesday / April 12, 2017 / 2:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Join us for a lively and varied program of music from around the world featuring the Berklee Flute Choir, and the Spring Winds and Piano Ensemble, led by faculty member Wendy Rolfe. 

Admission: Free

Promenade Sauvage in Concert

Wednesday / April 12, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

An uncommon duo with extraordinary sonic reach, Promenade Sauvage carries the creative energy of a fresh generation to any and all with a healthy curiosity. 

Admission: Free

2017 Words and Music Festival Concert

Wednesday / April 12, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

This show features performances from the Berklee student songwriting competition winners in five categories: art song, theater song, contemporary song, jazz song, and a words and music challenge song. 

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

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Rhythms and Frequencies: The Contemporary Writing and Production Department Concert

Thursday / April 13, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

The Contemporary Writing and Production Department Student Concert features some of the department's best students and their dynamic songs and arrangements in an exciting mix of electrifying music.

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

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Maggie Koerner

Maggie Koerner (of Galactic)

Thursday / April 13, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

It’s not uncommon to find Maggie Koerner performing on stage with a list of iconic acts including Widespread Panic, Gov’t Mule, and Charles Bradley. 

Admission: $13 in advance / $15 general admission

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Boston Conservatory at Berklee Plays the Kennedy Center

Friday / April 14, 2017 / 6:10 p.m.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

2700 F Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20566, United States

Two of the Boston Conservatory at Berklee's finest ensembles debut at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

Admission: Free

The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir - Night One: Songs 1-25

Friday / April 14, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

In concert, 50 Song Memoir will be played and sung by seven performers in a stage set featuring 50 years of musical and decorative artifacts. 

Admission: $35 / $45 / $80 for two nights

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The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir - Night Two: Songs 26-50

Saturday / April 15, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

In concert, 50 Song Memoir will be played and sung by seven performers in a stage set featuring 50 years of musical and decotrative artifacts. 

Admission: $35 / $45 / $80 for two nights

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Ubuntu

Ubuntu / LANDS / STIG

Saturday / April 15, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Ubuntu is a Boston-based reggae/soul band that aims to promote the ideals of the South African philosophy it's named after. The explosive soul group LANDS emerges through its artistry and innovative values. STIG is an all-original funk band based out of Boston.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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Jon McLaughlin

Jon McLaughlin / Katrina Woolverton

Saturday / April 15, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Songwriter Jon McLaughlin was offered a role in the hit film Enchanted, performing a song that was later nominated for an Academy Award. Chart-topping singer-songwriter Katrina Woolverton will also perform.

Admission: $20 in advance / $22.50 general admission

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CANCELED: Free Improvisation Ensemble

Tuesday / April 18, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
The Strings Free Improvisation Ensemble performs new works of directed creation.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: The Funkestra

Tuesday / April 18, 2017 / 3:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
This show will feature strings players performing covers of their funky favorites.

Admission: Free

Those Who Can Teach, Perform

Tuesday / April 18, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Students and faculty of the Music Education Department perform an eclectic program of music each semester.  

Admission: Free

Eldridge Vocal Master Class Performance

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 1:30 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Students from Peter Eldridge’s two vocal master classes perform new arrangements of old soul, pop trash, jazz classics, and original tunes developed in the class over the semester. 

Admission: Free

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