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.
The Roots Roadshow series, presented by the American Roots Music Program, is a showcase that explores and celebrates America’s rich musical heritage.
The 34th annual International Folk Music Festival presents folk music from around the world performed by Berklee students and special guests.
The Berklee Original Bands Showcase features five Berklee College of Music bands playing 30-minute sets of original music of any genre.
For his final recital at Berklee College of Music, Hideaki Ura presents the Hide the Trio Project. Joined by bassist Kevin Barber and drummer Ryan McSweeney, the trio will feature odd-meter original compositions in the progressive/jazz/fusion/metal genres.
Drum set principal Yuval Cohen presents his jazz quintet.
Led by violinist Jason Anick, the Jazz Violin Summit showcases and celebrates the talents of jazz violin faculty and top students at Berklee College of Music.
The Show is a pop music spectacle, an electrifying live production of world-renowned hits by today’s biggest stars, reimagined by a superband of top-notch singers, rappers, and instrumentalists from Berklee College of Music.
Susan Hagen, joined by special guests, performs a recital of solo works and duo pieces.
Pianist Omar Sosa and violinist/vocalist Yilian Cañizares draw on their Afro-Cuban roots, along with Western classical music and jazz, to perform beautiful and personal music from their recent album Aguas.
Cisco Swank is a multi-instrumentalist, rapper, singer, and producer from New York City. Lizzy McAlpine is a singer-songwriter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Solo Smith is a singer-songwriter, bassist, and producer from Memphis, Tennessee.
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Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, 19-year-old Audrey Mika rose to prominence on YouTube, developing a large following because of her unique covers of popular hits. Souly Had constructs alternative hip-hop, punctuated by off-kilter organic production and post-modern R&B drip.
The High Kings are Finbarr Clancy, Darren Holden, and Brian Dunphy. In June 2007, they were invited to join a new Irish band, the High Kings, as three of the four founding members, along with Martin Furey.
Enjoy an evening of music featuring repertoire from the Post-1960 Jazz Project, directed by Voice Department faculty Lisa Thorson. Compositions, which include arrangements and new works by the ensemble, Berklee faculty, and students, traverse the broad landscape of jazz and improvisational music.
Sofie, a singer-songwriter from Ghana, is influenced by jazz, hip-hop, high-life, rap, and R&B. Heemz is a 20-year-old singer and guitarist influenced by rock and R&B. Mayita is a 19-year-old singer-songwriter focused on modern R&B with a touch of Bay Area vibes.
For this event, drummer Marko Djordjevic will perform original music and engage in a discussion about music, art, life, and our place in the world.
In this Songwriting Department series, five Berklee College of Music songwriters take turns playing their songs and telling their stories.
Don’t miss the world premiere of Plastic Lives, a cantata by Berklee College of Music composition professor Arnold Friedman about the substance that sustains and destroys modern life.
Noa's new project, Letters to Bach, is composed of 12 pieces of Johann Sebastian Bach’s instrumental music, for which she has written English and Hebrew lyrics, inspired by subjects as diverse as technology, religion, global warming, feminism, and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Faculty members from the Piano Department at Berklee College of Music perform in a variety of settings.
Berklee's Masters on the Road series continues with Miguel Zenón, a Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow, alumnus, composer, and jazz saxophonist, leading a student ensemble.