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. 

 

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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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

Best of Jazz Composition Spring 2017

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Each semester, the Jazz Composition Department presents a concert by some of the finest jazz composition students at Berklee. 

Admission: Free

Pitch Slapped: Album Release Concert

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Pitch Slapped is releasing their second full-length studio album on April 20. This album release concert will be their debut performance of this album and will feature guest performances by fellow Berklee a cappella group Upper Structure and Northeastern University's Nor'easters.

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

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Marc Scibilia

Marc Scibilia / Corey Harper / Brad Ray

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

The sounds and styles of the 11 songs on Marc Scibilia’s debut album, Out of Style, span a broad spectrum, drawing on folk, pop, and rock along the way. Corey Harper’s blend of acoustic folk/Americana, country, and blues builds upon the storied singer-songwriter's past and present. Rome, Georgia, native Brad Ray began playing guitar at the age of 12.

Admission: $15 general admission (standing room only)

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Alan Lee's illustration of J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional valley of "Helm's Deep"

The Lord of the Rings Symphony

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Symphony Hall, Boston

301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Composer and Berklee alumnus Howard Shore ’69, ‘08H created his epic The Lord of the Rings Symphony in six movements to express J. R. R. Tolkien's books and Peter Jackson's films as an immense symphonic work. The Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra, featuring top Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee musicians and vocalists, will perform this monumental work at Boston’s Symphony Hall.

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Howard Shore Clinic

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 11:00 a.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Legendary film and concert music composer Howard Shore ’69 will speak about his music and career.

Admission: Free

Terence Blanchard and His Ensembles in Concert

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Terence Blanchard is one of the world's leading jazz composers, film composers, and trumpeters. 

Admission: Free

Divas Latinas

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

The Divas Latinas show is a tribute to the most influential pop and pop-rock female Hispanic singers that have made a great impact in Latin America.

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

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The Phoebe Chou Experience: Stones and Bowls

Friday / April 21, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

This recital features Phoebe Chou on total percussion, performing music by Avner Dorman, John Psathas, Ben Wahlund, Rihanna, and many more. 

Admission: Free

Kaki King

birnCORE Live Featuring: Kaki King and Cammy Enaharo

Friday / April 21, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,” composer and guitarist Kaki King, is a true iconoclast. Cammy Enaharo is a singer-songwriter from Rochester, New York.

Admission: $18 general admission (seated show)

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Kaki King

birnCORE Live Featuring: Kaki King and Cammy Enaharo

Friday / April 21, 2017 / 9:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,” composer and guitarist Kaki King is a true iconoclast. Cammy Enaharo is a singer-songwriter from Rochester, New York.

Admission: $18 general admission (seated show)

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Wil Baptiste and Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester

Black Violin

Saturday / April 22, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Black Violin is a blend of classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music.

Admission: $20 in advance / $25 general admission

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The Gloaming Featuring Martin Hayes, Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh, Dennis Cahill, Iarla Ó Lionáird, and Thomas Bartlett

Saturday / April 22, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

With fiddlers Martin Hayes and Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh, guitarist Dennis Cahill, singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, and pianist Thomas Bartlett (a.k.a. Doveman), the Gloaming has burst onto the music scene with a distinctive new sound. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.  

Admission: $26 / $30 / $35 / $40

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Cory Henry and Dennis Montgomery: Anything Goes

Sunday / April 23, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Dennis Montgomery and Cory Henry come together again for Anything Goes.

Admission: $23.50

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World Premiere Musical: The Kiss

Wednesday / April 26, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Inspired by the sensual portraits of Gustav Klimt, this world premiere musical answers the question, "Who is the woman in The Kiss?" with a Berklee cast.

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

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World Premiere Musical The Kiss

Thursday / April 27, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Inspired by the sensual portraits of Gustav Klimt, this world premiere musical answers the question, "Who is the woman in The Kiss?" with a Berklee College of Music cast.

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

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