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. 

 

Jack Schwenke Quintet: Tribute to Great Female Jazz Singers

Monday / October 22, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bassist Jack Schwenke pays tribute to the great music of female jazz legends such as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, and others. This quintet features many of their signature tunes and arrangements.

Admission: Free

Misha Bogomolov's ArtHouse

Monday / October 22, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Misha Bogomolov's ArtHouse is an international collaboration featuring Aleksi Godard, Donghwan Seo, Drew Bunge, and a worldly blend of essential writings.

Admission: Free

Yao Lu: Stand by My Side

Monday / October 22, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Yao Lu will perform pop/power ballads, pop/rock covers, and original songs with her band.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Julia Siobhan Gartha

Monday / October 22, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled.
Julia Siobhan Gartha is a country/pop singer-songwriter who captivates her audience with honesty and openness. Breathing in inspiration from artists such as Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, and James Taylor, Gartha’s storytelling brings an authentic voice to her sound and connects her listeners.

Admission: Free

Maurice Soque: With a Little Help from My Friends

Tuesday / October 23, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Maurice Soque presents a saxophone-heavy showcase of music and arrangements created throughout his time at Berklee College of Music, with the help of friends he made along the way.

Admission: Free

Nuclear Apathy

Tuesday / October 23, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Max Boras presents, Nuclear Apathy, a hard rock/metal band that fuses sounds of old and new. 

Admission: Free

Brandon Crichfield: A Cool Kind of Awkward

Tuesday / October 23, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Brandon Crichfield is a folk/pop singer-songwriter. In his first performance at Berklee, he presents original compositions, fully arranged and performed by some of his most endearingly lovable friends, in all of our awkward glory.

Admission: Free

Kevin Gao Quintet

Wednesday / October 24, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his first recital, drummer Kevin Gao and his quintet will perform traditional and modern jazz tunes written by composers such as Michael Brecker, Chris Potter, and Ornette Coleman.

Admission: Free

Joana Elena with DEJÀN

Wednesday / October 24, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

DEJÀN is a soul family of world jazz. (“De” means “of” or “from” in Spanish, and “Jan” is Azerbaijani for “soul” or “family.”) The group’s ethnic rhythms, Latin roots, and Middle Eastern improvisation takes audiences on a musical journey around the world.

Admission: Free

Trace Zacur Presents Trace Elements

Thursday / October 25, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Dynamic tenor saxophonist Trace Zacur presents an authentic fusion blend of jazz and R&B.

Admission: Free

Vik Bam’s Amazing and Fun Recital

Thursday / October 25, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Vikram Bam presents an afternoon of singer-songwriter and instrumental fusion.

Admission: Free

Rosina Scampino: Slippers

Thursday / October 25, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Slippers is a trio featuring Eric Nakanishi on alto saxophone, Tyler Wagner on bass, and Rosina Scampino on drums. It plays original compositions, arrangements, and standards.

Admission: Free

John Conlin

Thursday / October 25, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Canadian singer-songwriter John Conlin performs a variety of dramatic pop songs, including covers and originals.

Admission: Free

Brandon Xue's Classical Jazz Quartet

Friday / October 26, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Brandon Xue and his quartet will present a selection of Western classical music from the common practice period in a jazz setting.

Admission: Free

Esen-Banar Duo

Friday / October 26, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Drum set principal Berker Banar presents an evening of free, improvised music.

Admission: Free

Kelly Vargas

Friday / October 26, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Kelly Vargas is a singer-songwriter from Long Island, New York. Accompanied by her band, Vargas will present original compositions from alternative indie/pop, R&B, and soul genres.

Admission: Free

Togetherness

Monday / October 29, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Riwal Perchoc presents original music and arrangements performed by a hybrid jazz/chamber ensemble.

Admission: Free

Vasya Popova: eARTh

Monday / October 29, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Voice principal Vasya Popova presents an intimate acoustic experience.

Admission: Free

C_Pet: Electrocussion

Monday / October 29, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his first solo performance, Chris Petty debuts his project C_Pet. The recital features original compositions and arrangements of covers ranging in style from electronic to jazz.

Admission: Free

Bañaga by Annie Lux

Monday / October 29, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Annie Lux presents a celebration of culture through different styles of world grooves on current pop hits.

Admission: Free

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