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. 

 

Music of the Beatles Ensemble

Wednesday / December 12, 2018 / 4:45 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Lauren Passarelli, a professor in the Ensemble Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Music of the Beatles Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Anastassiya Petrova: Organica

Wednesday / December 12, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Anastassiya Petrova is a jazz pianist/organist from Kazakhstan and a participant in many international festivals (Italy, Bulgaria, Russia, and United States). Her influences include contemporary jazz pianists Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Brad Mehldau.

Admission: Free

Jaeyoung Kim

Wednesday / December 12, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his senior recital, guitarist Jaeyoung Kim presents a set in the jazz genre. 

Admission: Free

Yonatan Guedj’s Senior Recital

Thursday / December 13, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In an epilogue to his studies at Berklee College of Music, Yonatan Guedj, a saxophonist and composer from Tel-Aviv, Israel, will showcase original compositions and arrangements of songs from the Great American Songbook.

Admission: Free

Ralph Peterson’s Directed Study Ensemble

Thursday / December 13, 2018 / 3:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Ralph Peterson, a professor in the Ensemble Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the Directed Study Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Jakub Tomasz Byzia's Senior Recital

Thursday / December 13, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

For his senior recital, Jakub Tomasz Byzia shares his passion for a guitar-fueled fusion of Mark Lettieri and the progressive rock madness of Muse and Pink Floyd, among others. 

Admission: Free

Emiliano Santoro's Senior Recital

Thursday / December 13, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his senior recital, guitarist Emiliano Santoro will present original music in a combination of rock, fusion, and pop styles. 

Admission: Free

Groovich Senior Recital

Friday / December 14, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Israeli drummer and composer Eyal Gurvich will present his music for the last time at Berklee College of Music. Inspired by jazz and fusion in his native Israel, he creates music that combines melodic writing with a fresh harmonic approach—both acoustic and electric.

Admission: Free

ECM/Free Jazz 1 Ensemble

Friday / December 14, 2018 / 1:45 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bruno Råberg, a professor in the Ensemble Department at Berklee College of Music, presents the ECM/Free Jazz 1 Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Jake Hirsch’s Senior Portfolio Recital

Friday / December 14, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his final Berklee College of Music recital, tenor saxophonist Jake Hirsch presents a night of original music, blending inspiration from film scores, modern jazz, and progressive metal to deliver a style that is as beautiful as it is unique.

Admission: Free

Nisa’s Wonderful Adventures

Friday / December 14, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Malaysian contemporary violinist Nisa Addina brings friends for a wonderful musical adventure. She will perform covers and originals in a mixture of jazz fusion, R&B, and pop styles.

Admission: Free

Singapalooza!

Monday / December 17, 2018 / 12:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Students from Jeannie Gagné's Rehearsal Techniques for Vocalists class perform a blend of original and classic songs with an all-star rhythm section.

Admission: Free

Yuta Yamaguchi and His Orchestra

Monday / December 17, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his jazz composition portfolio recital, Yuta Yamaguchi presents big band jazz with talented musicians.

Admission: Free

Lochlan Boebel: Musical Parallels

Monday / December 17, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bassist Lochlan Boebel will perform progressive rock music of the 1970s, with an emphasis on classic groups Yes and Genesis.

Admission: Free

The GOAT Band: Jon Weidley’s Jazz Composition Recital

Monday / December 17, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Jon Weidley’s senior jazz composition recital will feature a blend of jazz with rock, pop, progressive, and metal.

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Admission: Free

Sebastian Danalis’s Senior Recital

Monday / December 17, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

New York City guitarist Sebastian Danalis performs music that combines jazz, rock, and fusion. This recital will feature songs from artists that have inspired his career.

Admission: Free

Shiyao Lin: Terminal Lucidity

Monday / December 17, 2018 / 10:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his senior recital, voice principal Shiyao Lin performs music in the pop, rock, jazz, and blues genres.

Admission: Free

Colin Jenkins: Triple E (An Ethereal and Elephantine Experience)

Tuesday / December 18, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

For his senior recital, Colin Jenkins and his crew present Triple E (An Ethereal and Elephantine Experience), an unorthodox jazz set mixing post-bop, modal jazz, and avant-garde jazz with a background knowledge of metal, post-rock, and progressive rock.

Admission: Free

Guitar Artist Ensemble: Be-Bop Guitars

Tuesday / December 18, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Be-Bop Guitars student guitar ensemble features some of the best guitar players at Berklee playing intricate arrangements written specifically for the ensemble.

Admission: Free

Directed Study in Composition Recital

Tuesday / December 18, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Directed Study in Composition Recital features four compositions by Berklee College of Music students.

Admission: Free

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