Events

E.g., 2017-02-22
E.g., 2017-02-22

BGJI Forum Featuring Ben Street and George Garzone

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

1260 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Ben Street and George Garzone. 

Admission: Free

Trevor Mooney

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Trevor and his band will perform original music, ranging from country to funk, with a focus on improvisation and the musical conversation.

Admission: Free

Anggie Obin: Simplicity

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In her senior recital, Anggie Obin presents original compositions accompanied by a jazz band with a fusion of Latin music.

Admission: Free

Myung Bum Seo: Bop of Berklee Outsider

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his solo piano concert, Myung Bum Seo will feature various jazz styles.

Admission: Free

Best of Jazz Composition Spring 2017

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Each semester, the Jazz Composition Department presents a concert by some of the finest jazz composition students at Berklee. 

Admission: Free

The Lord of the Rings Symphony

Wednesday / April 19, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Symphony Hall, Boston

301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Composer and Berklee alumnus Howard Shore ’69, ‘08H created his epic The Lord of the Rings Symphony in six movements to express J. R. R. Tolkien's books and Peter Jackson's films as an immense symphonic work. The Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra, featuring top Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee musicians and vocalists, will perform this monumental work at Boston’s Symphony Hall.

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J.D. Banks' Senior Recital

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his senior recital, guitarist J.D. Banks presents a collection of tunes played with love.

Admission: Free

Howard Shore Clinic

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Legendary film and concert music composer Howard Shore ’69 will speak about his music and career.

Admission: Free

Iñigo Mantecon: Our Place in Space

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Iñigo Mantecon will experiment with modern jazz, popular music, effects, el feo, and some aspects of electronic music written during his time at Berklee.  

Admission: Free

Franklin Rankin's Jazz Composition Portfolio

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his jazz composition portfolio, guitarist Franklin Rankin presents original compositions and arrangements in jazz-related genres.

Admission: Free

Yun Hwangbo's Senior Recital

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Yun Hwangbo presents her senior recital. 

Admission: Free

Terence Blanchard and His Ensembles in Concert

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Terence Blanchard is one of the world's leading jazz composers, film composers, and trumpeters. 

Admission: Free

Divas Latinas

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Divas Latinas show is a tribute to the most influential pop and pop-rock female Hispanic singers that have made a great impact in Latin America.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Samuel Batista

Friday / April 21, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Panamanian saxophonist and composer Samuel Batista presents a series of compositions combining traditional Panamanian music, classical music, and jazz. 

Admission: Free

The Phoebe Chou Experience: Stones and Bowls

Friday / April 21, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This recital features Phoebe Chou on total percussion, performing music by Avner Dorman, John Psathas, Ben Wahlund, Rihanna, and many more. 

Admission: Free

Berklee Urban Service Awards

Saturday / April 22, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Berklee Urban Service Awards celebrates Berklee students, faculty, staff, alumni, and partner organizations who use music as a catalyst for social change in the Greater Boston area. The ceremony features live performances, special guests, and award and scholarship presentations. 

Admission: Free

Wil Baptiste and Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester

Black Violin

Saturday / April 22, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Black Violin is a blend of classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music.

Admission: $20 in advance / $25 general admission

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The Gloaming Featuring Martin Hayes, Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh, Dennis Cahill, Iarla Ó Lionáird, and Thomas Bartlett

Saturday / April 22, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

With fiddlers Martin Hayes and Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh, guitarist Dennis Cahill, singer Iarla Ó Lionáird, and pianist Thomas Bartlett (a.k.a. Doveman), the Gloaming has burst onto the music scene with a distinctive new sound. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.  

Admission: $26 / $30 / $35 / $40

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Berklee's Coop Big Band

Monday / April 24, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Jazz Composition Department presents a concert showcasing compositions and arrangements written by graduating seniors. 

Admission: Free

Brian McShea: The Phantom Tollbooth

Tuesday / April 25, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In his senior recital, Brian McShea and his band, the Sidemen, will perform works from his jazz composition portfolio, the Phantom Tollbooth.  

Admission: Free

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