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. 

 

Performance Majors' Recitals Part Three

Wednesday / May 10, 2017 / 1:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Second-year performance majors in the Piano Department come together to perform a solo piece of their choice. 

Admission: Free

Jeannie's Pop Rock Country Vocal Ensemble

Wednesday / May 10, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Jeannie Gagné's Pop Rock Country Styles Ensemble perform original and classic tunes with an all-star rhythm section.

Admission: Free

Groovalicious

Wednesday / May 10, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Groovalicious, directed by Gwen Leathers, showcases the talent and musicianship of the students in the Voice Department.  

Admission: Free

Guitar Artist Ensemble: The "Be-Bop" Guitars

Wednesday / May 10, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The student version of the "Be-Bop" Guitars is an ensemble with five guitars and rhythm section. 

Admission: Free

Lucinda Williams

Wednesday / May 10, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Two-time Grammy winner Lucinda Williams has been the object of cultish adoration for years, universally hailed as a major talent by both critics and fellow musicians, with an illustrious 35-plus-year career that has been established on a foundation of remarkably personal songs.

Admission: $35 / $45

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Inga Maria

Thursday / May 11, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Summer Street
100 Summer Street, Boston, MA, 02110, United States

Inga Maria is a 23-year-old singer-songwriter from Iceland residing in LA where she is working on her debut EP, full of music for you to dance to.

Admission: Free

Classical Art Song

Thursday / May 11, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Students from the Introduction to Classical Art Song class will sing selections with piano accompaniment.

Admission: Free

Vintage Vocals

Thursday / May 11, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Vintage Vocals Ensemble is a jazz choir performing the music of the big band era (1930s-1950s).

Admission: Free

The Eclectic Electrics

Thursday / May 11, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This concert features contemporary jazz for five guitars and a rhythm section.

Admission: Free

Electronic Production and Design Senior Showcase

Thursday / May 11, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

A showcase of audio, video, and research capstone projects from students in the Electronic Production and Design Department.

Admission: Free

The Family Crest

The Family Crest / Gentle Temper

Thursday / May 11, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

From the outset, Liam McCormick, the mastermind behind the Family Crest, knew that Beneath the Brine was an audacious project. But so was the Family Crest itself. Presented by Crossroads. Gentle Temper is a crooked porch-folk duo made up of Marion Earley and Ryan "RyMy" Meier, hailing from the bayous of Allston, Massachusetts.

Admission: $14 in advance / $16 general admission (standing room only)

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2017 Commencement Concert: Alumni Tickets

Friday / May 12, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
Agganis Arena, 925 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215

Comencement 2017 will feature music by Lionel Richie, Lucinda Williams, and more. As is Berklee's tradition, on commencement eve, students will pay tribute to the honorees by performing music associated with their careers. 

Holly Macve

Holly Macve

Monday / May 15, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

With a heavenly voice couched in spellbinding Western ballads, 21-year-old Holly Macve makes a fantastic addition to the Bella Union family. Her album, Golden Eagle, is one of the most remarkably assured debuts of this year.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 general admission

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Paloma Menendez

Tuesday / May 16, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Summer Street
100 Summer Street, Boston, MA, 02110, United States

A unique blend of ethnicities from Cuba, México, Colombia, Puerto Rico, and Miami, Florida, Paloma Menendez is an emerging soulful Latin singer. 

Admission: Free

Boston Conservatory at Berklee spring dance: "Limitless"

Berklee and Boston Conservatory Alumni Unite at Arrabal

Tuesday / May 16, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.
Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA, 02138, United States

Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee alumni are invited to attend Arrabal, a new, tango-infused dance theater piece that follows one woman’s quest to understand the violence that took her father and disrupted a nation. 

Paloma Menendez

Thursday / May 18, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Summer Street
100 Summer Street, Boston, MA, 02110, United States

A unique blend of ethnicities from Cuba, México, Colombia, Puerto Rico, and Miami, Florida, Paloma Menendez is an emerging soulful Latin singer. 

Admission: Free

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra Rehearses The Freshman

Saturday / May 20, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts - Tony Bennett Concert Hall
35-12 35th Avenue, Astoria, New York, 11106, United States

In an open rehearsal of a film orchestra, see and understand some of the musical slight of hand that helps make the movies magical.

Admission: Free

Berklee Plays Harold Lloyd's The Freshman

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra in New York Debut, with Harold Lloyd's The Freshman

Saturday / May 20, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts - Tony Bennett Concert Hall
35-12 35th Avenue, Astoria, New York, 11106, United States

One of the world's most beloved silent comedies gets a great new score, and the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra makes its New York debut.

Admission: 18 and younger: $10; FSSA, MoMI and Berklee Communities: $20; General Public: $25

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Ruth B

Bowery Boston Presents: Ruth B

Saturday / May 20, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Ruth B has emerged as a vital artist whose trademark vocal style and vivid songwriting narratives have set the tone for even more alluring reveals in 2017. 

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Bijan Mortazavi

Saturday / May 20, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Today, after nearly a quarter century, Bijan Mortazavi remains as energetic and vibrant as ever and is universally recognized as one of Iran’s finest composers and violinists.

Admission: $150/ $80/ $70/ $55/ $50/ $45/ $40

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