Visiting Artist Events

Performers, engineers, and music business professionals are among the industry experts who visit Berklee to offer clinics and master classes about the business and art of making, recording, promoting, and composing music. Often only open to the college community, these visits are opportunities for Berklee students and faculty to get an intimate and inside perspective of the industry.

Kurt Morgan: Making Something out of Nothing and Selling It

Tuesday / July 16, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

At this unique creative workshop, Kurt Morgan will demonstrate his favorite techniques for getting the creative juices flowing, composing original music, and developing your unique voice as a musician.

Admission: Free

Lauren Kinhan: Singing with Body, Mind, and Soul

Friday / July 19, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Join vocalist and composer Lauren Kinhan B.M. ’86 for a spirited 90-minute workshop focusing on the power of the voice and the presentation of the song.

Admission: Free

Plini Clinic

Tuesday / July 23, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Plini shares his views on tone, composition, technique, and the music business.

Admission: Free

Joe Mulholland Sextet

Monday / September 16, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Joe Mulholland Sextet will perform original music for jazz sextet, featuring Berklee faculty and guests. The group will play material from its three CD releases.

Admission: Free

Marcelo Torres

Tuesday / October 1, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Marcelo Torres, considered one of the best Argentinian bass players of his generation, leads a band composed of Berklee faculty and students in performances of his compositions.

Admission: Free

The Mediterranean Popular Music of Composer Angelo Valori

Wednesday / October 2, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Angelo Valori is an Italian composer, conductor, and producer. He graduated from the conservatories of Pescara and L’Aquila, with focuses on composition and orchestra conducting. 

Admission: Free

Amado Espinoza Presents Andean Music

Tuesday / October 22, 2019 / 1:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Amado Espinoza, a Bolivian performing artist and instrument maker, presents a workshop on Andean music. Espinoza respects the folk traditions of the Andes Mountains while creating compositions that are sincere to his musical personality.

Admission: Free

Workshop with Steely Dan Saxophonist Roger Rosenberg

Monday / October 28, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Steely Dan saxophonist Roger Rosenberg performs and discusses his touring career as a multi-instrumentalist, as well as being a working musician in New York City with a career that stretches from Miles Davis and Quincy Jones to Steely Dan and Broadway.

Admission: Free

Mivos Quartet

Tuesday / October 29, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Mivos Quartet will play a concert of 20th- and 21st-century music for string quartet.

Admission: Free

Jack Quartet: Reading Session of Music by Berklee Student Composers

Monday / November 18, 2019 / 6:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Jack Quartet will read and record original music written by Berklee student composers.

Admission: Free

Jack Quartet

Tuesday / November 19, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Jack Quartet performs music composed by Berklee College of Music students.

Admission: Free

Julie Rosenfeld and Peter Miyamoto Present a Concert of New Music for Violin and Piano

Thursday / February 13, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Julie Rosenfeld and Peter Miyamoto, a celebrated violin and piano duo, present a concert featuring new music for violin and piano.

Admission: Free

New York Brass Quintet in Concert at Berklee

Tuesday / March 31, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The New York Brass Quintet will play a concert at Berklee.

Admission: Free