The Signature Series at Berklee brings Berklee students, faculty, alumni, and world-renowned, award-winning musicians to the Berklee Performance Center stage. From jazz to funk to Middle Eastern music, the concerts represent a wide range of genres for every listener.
Join a global cast of Berklee’s finest students, alumni, faculty, and an array of special guests for an unforgettable evening filled with Dolly Parton’s greatest hits and deep cuts.
This two-part concert will feature pop and R&B hits such as “God Is a Woman,” “Side to Side,” and “Diamonds” with student instrumentalists, vocalists, and dancers.
Celebrating the first 10 years of the Berklee American Roots Music Program, this extraordinary concert welcomes back some amazing musicians who passed through Berklee College of Music during the program’s first decade, as well as some of the incredible bands that got their start here.
Grammy-winning conductor Arnie Roth leads the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra (led by artistic director Julius P. Williams) through a captivating and specially conceived program of Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy for the show’s triumphant return to Symphony Hall.
Joined by a full rhythm section, horns, background vocalists, dancers, and special guests, Berklee College of Music’s most outstanding lead vocalists and vocal groups will interpret Aretha Franklin’s rich canon.
Performing onstage alongside an international cast of top Berklee students, alumni, and faculty, Larry Klein has handpicked a setlist that bisects the vast, diverse, and impressive discography of his extraordinary career.
Paquito D’Rivera, Grammy Award–winning Cuban musician and composer, and Berta Rojas, guitarist extraordinaire from Paraguay, perform music from their recent release Dia y Medio.
The Electronic Production and Design Department celebrates some of Berklee College of Music’s finest student electronic digital instrument (EDI) performers, along with special guests Laura Escudé, Rachel Z, Thavius Beck, Dan Freeman, Moldover, and dolltr!ck.
In celebration of guitar virtuoso John Abercrombie, the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music pays tribute to his life, music, and memories with friends and longtime collaborators Joe Lovano, Ben Street, Lage Lund, and Joey Baron.
In honor of renowned saxophonist and educator Bill Pierce, this celebratory concert features former students Javon Jackson, Mark Turner, Antonio Hart, and Melissa Aldana.
The natural heir to jazz pioneers Eddie Jefferson, King Pleasure, and Jon Hendricks, international jazz award winner Kurt Elling is a renowned artist of vocalese—the writing and performing of words over recorded, improvised jazz solos.
The Berklee Middle Eastern Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with a stellar lineup of guest artists from around the globe, including the Vadim Neselovskyi Trio, Tigran Hamasyan, Amal Murkus, Women of the World, Pletenitsa Balkan Choir, and Berklee World Strings, among others.
Berklee’s annual Great American Songbook pays tribute to Paul Simon, an icon of American music who has been writing and performing indelible songs since he and Art Garfunkel formed their duo in 1964.