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. 

 

Jason Mountario Large Ensemble: Jazz Composition Senior Recital

Friday / November 22, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

In his fourth and final recital at Berklee College of Music, Jason Mountario presents original compositions based on the contemporary jazz idiom, with the support of his large ensemble.

Admission: Free

Alex Formento’s Senior Recital

Monday / November 25, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bluegrass guitarist Alex Formento performs a set of originals and traditional fiddle tunes, with special guests.

Admission: Free

Come Chill with Me

Monday / November 25, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Enjoy a chill night of jazz ballads and classical goodness from vocalist Edward Sweeney.

Admission: Free

A Night with Annia

Monday / November 25, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Accompanied by a small orchestra, singer-songwriter Anja Veterova presents A Night with Annia, a concert featuring original songs and pop covers arranged by the artist and friends.

Admission: Free

Matias Arizmendi’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / November 26, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

For his senior recital, guitarist Matias Arizmendi plays originals, standards, and tunes by Wayne Shorter and Joe Henderson.

Admission: Free

Piano Department Performance Major Recital

Tuesday / November 26, 2019 / 1:30 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Join us for a recital featuring fifth-semester piano performance majors playing a wide range of repertoire in a solo or duo setting.

Admission: Free

Boming Lei

Tuesday / November 26, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Chinese singer-songwriter and producer Boming Lei performs a set of eight original songs from a variety of genres, including ballad, Chinese pop, R&B, and reggae.

Admission: Free

Kris Sebastian Ramakrishna: To Berklee and Back

Monday / December 2, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Jazz composition major Kris Sebastian Ramakrishna presents a recital featuring compositions that reflect his unique Swiss-Indian background and the diversity of his upbringing and education.

Admission: Free

John’s Funk House

Monday / December 2, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Italian drummer Steven Viol presents tasty grooves and spicy solos with the R&B/Funk Ensemble, led by Berklee College of Music ear training professor John Funkhouser.

Admission: Free

Andy Lo Jazz Orchestra

Monday / December 2, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Composer Andy Lo presents original compositions and arrangements with his jazz orchestra.

Admission: Free

The Firas Zreik Hybrid Big Band: This Time for Real

Monday / December 2, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Firas Zreik, a Palestinian kanun player, composer, and arranger, presents his final senior recital at Berklee College of Music, featuring the Hybrid Big Band, a project that combines woodwinds, strings, vocals, and Middle Eastern instruments.

Admission: Free

Paloma Gomez’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / December 3, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Spanish pianist and composer Paloma Gomez performs original pieces in a unique combination of jazz, flamenco, and Spanish folk styles.

Admission: Free

Joe Dougherty’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / December 3, 2019 / 10:00 p.m.
Berklee Dining Hall
160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Guitarist Joe Dougherty finishes his career at Berklee College of Music with help from a close circle of fellow students, friends, and faculty. Join him as he plays arrangements of timeless acts in the styles of rock, blues, and improvisational music.

Admission: Free

Namwhee Cho: Look What Berklee Has Done to You

Wednesday / December 4, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Namwhee Cho presents original compositions that feature many colors and shapes.

Admission: Free

Christian Iman

Wednesday / December 4, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Vocalist Christian Iman presents her first and only headlining show at Berklee College of Music, featuring R&B hits of the past and present, as well as original music.

Admission: Free

Angel Irizarry

Thursday / December 5, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

At his senior recital, guitarist, composer, and jazz composition major Angel Irizarry will perform a set of original compositions blending sounds from his native Dominican Republic with a number of other influences.

Admission: Free

Mami Matsuura’s Senior Recital

Thursday / December 5, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Japanese pianist Mami Matsuura performs a set of original songs and standards in a combination of jazz, classic, and pop styles.

Admission: Free

Marcela Bastida Quinonez: New Beginnings

Friday / December 6, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

For her jazz composition portfolio, Marcela Bastida Quinonez, a pianist and composer from Mexico, presents original compositions and arrangements in a big-band setting.

Admission: Free

Samuel Smith’s Senior Recital

Friday / December 6, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Samuel Smith, a Berklee College of Music senior majoring in bass performance and music business/management, performs jazz originals and arrangements, featuring a variety of stylistic influences from his time at the college.

Admission: Free

Tiana Dick’s Senior Recital

Monday / December 9, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Upright bassist Tiana Dick celebrates her final performance at Berklee College of Music by playing a mixture of songs related to her growth as a musician and music therapist.

Admission: Free

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