Student Recitals

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. 

 

Latin Vibes

Tuesday / July 16, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Vibraphonist Samuel Cerra performs a set of rearranged songs from the Latin repertoire.

Admission: Free

Aqua Pensativa

Tuesday / July 16, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Vocalist Mercedes Gala presents a concert featuring neo-soul, Latin, pop, and R&B music. 

Admission: Free

Jace Payackapan

Tuesday / July 16, 2019 / 9:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Thai singer-songwriter Jace Payackapan will perform her first live show, featuring originals and cover songs that push the boundaries of pop, with influences from jazz and R&B.

Admission: Free

Marco Birro Quintet

Wednesday / July 17, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Marco Birro and his quintet present original compositions and arrangements of folk music from Northeast Italy.

Admission: Free

Kevin Long: For ... and More

Wednesday / July 17, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Kevin Long presents an evening of contemporary jazz with influences far removed from the genre. He will perform pieces from his EP For ..., which was written in dedication to his family.

Admission: Free

Hugo Alves: A Walk around Samba

Wednesday / July 17, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Guitarist Hugo Alves and his band tour Brazilian music, with an emphasis on samba. The band will play traditional pieces from composers such as Noel Rosa and Cartola, as well as contemporary work from composers such as João Bosco and Chico Buarque.

Admission: Free

Aaron Kim: Wet AAir

Thursday / July 18, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Singer-songwriter Aaron Kim performs a set of original songs and covers in a combination of R&B, neo-soul, and hip-hop styles.

Admission: Free

Staccioli and Gresino Collective

Thursday / July 18, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Italian guitarist Francesco Staccioli and pianist Riccardo Gresino perform with their collective. Be prepared to experience grooves, cool melodies, and sparkling arrangements.

Admission: Free

Fryderyk Hoang Dong

Thursday / July 18, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Fryderyk Hoang Dong presents music that inspires him as well as original compositions.

Admission: Free

Junghwan Kim: From Classical to Modern

Friday / July 19, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist and progressive metal keyboardist Junghwan Kim presents several well-known classical pieces, arranged progressive rock tunes, and original music.

Admission: Free

Nathan Dies

Monday / July 22, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Songwriter and producer Nathan Dies navigates through various musical genres, including Brazilian rhythms, rock, and pop.

Admission: Free

Mingyeong Kim’s Senior Recital

Monday / July 22, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

For her senior recital, Korean pianist and composer Mingyeong Kim presents original songs and arrangements of jazz tunes with her band.

Admission: Free

Samba do Rio

Monday / July 22, 2019 / 9:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Samba do Rio features vocalist Luiza Ghirardelli, guitarist Hugo Alves, and percussionist Érico Menino showcasing some of Brazil’s best music.

Admission: Free

Oscar Quilca: O Meu Brasil

Tuesday / July 23, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Drummer Oscar Quilca presents a tribute to his second home, featuring Brazilian music from the 1960s and ’70s by artists such as Edison Machado, Milton Banana, Hermeto Pascoal, and Jacob de Bandolim.

Admission: Free

Hiroki Miura

Tuesday / July 23, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his first recital at Berklee College of Music, Hiroki Miura presents original compositions and arrangements featuring contemporary jazz.

Admission: Free

Yinghao Tan: From Here to Somewhere

Wednesday / July 24, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

For his senior recital, Chinese guitarist Yinghao Tan performs a set of jazz funk tunes.

Admission: Free

Wayne Wei’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / July 24, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Wayne Wei performs a set of standards and covers in a combination of jazz, R&B, and pop styles.

Admission: Free

Chocolate Cigar Duo

Wednesday / July 24, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Lorne and Yifu present an electronic music night, combined with visual arts. The duo’s music varies from sound design–based aggressive dubstep to chill, downtempo trip-hop.

Admission: Free

Hatsune Hirakura

Friday / July 26, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Join pianist Hatsune Hirakura for an evening of jazz standards and original compositions.

Admission: Free

Daniel Niu: It Floats, It Drifts, It Departs

Friday / July 26, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Jazz pianist Daniel Niu presents his debut album It Floats, It Drifts, It Departs, featuring his favorite musicians. The recital will feature original compositions and arrangements of standards from the album.

Admission: Free

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