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.

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

Extreme Vocals with David Benites

Thursday / September 26, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

David Benites of Extreme Vocal Institute breaks down the fundamentals of metal and rock vocals. Learn more about metal vocal anatomy, distortion, health, warm-ups, practice, and execution for the studio, practice space, and stage.

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

Syos (Shape Your Own Sound) Mouthpiece Interactive Workshop

Friday / October 11, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pauline Eveno, president of Syos (Shape Your Own Sound), a maker of customizable, 3D-printed saxophone mouthpieces, presents an interactive workshop featuring ample opportunity to test the products.

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

Pat Bianchi Hammond Organ Trio

Thursday / October 31, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Leading jazz organist Pat Bianchi presents a performance and clinic on jazz organ playing. He will be joined by Paul Bollenback on guitar and Byron Landham on drums.

Admission: Free

Introduction to Saxophone Mechanics, Setup Technique, and Basic Repair

Wednesday / November 13, 2019 / 2:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Learn about the mechanics of the saxophone, setup technique, and basic repair with Boston Sax Shop owner Jack Finucane.

Admission: Free

Lee Sklar: 25,000 Tracks

Thursday / November 14, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Join veteran bassist Lee Sklar as he discusses the skills necessary for building careers in the studio-recording and touring industries. Crafting a song, reading, and communication are but a few of the skills that will be discussed.

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

Mivos Quartet

Wednesday / January 29, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Mivos Quartet performs a concert of new music.

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