Events

E.g., 2016-02-12
E.g., 2016-02-12
Emmy The Great

Emmy the Great

Tuesday / February 23, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Inventive, acoustic guitar–wielding folksinger Emmy the Great, a fixture on London's burgeoning anti-folk scene, performs.

Admission: $12 in advance / $15 day of show

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Seung Won Lee: LeeCreative Music

Tuesday / February 23, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Alto saxophonist and composer Seung Won Lee presents his new series of compositions, entitled LeeCreative. 

Admission: Free

Belyana Hristova: The Misadventures

Tuesday / February 23, 2016 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

Bulgarian voice principal Belyana Hristova and her band perform original compositions and cover songs in English, Bulgarian, Spanish, and French. 

Admission: Free

Chuks Okpu: How Can I Say Thanks

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Known for his unique style situated at the crossroads of various musical influences such as jazz, Afro-beat, traditional, funk, gospel, and Latin music, Nigerian bassist Chuks Okpu performs.

Admission: Free

Jose Juvinao and Juan Guillermo Aguilar: Beyond Cumbia

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 1:15 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

This clinic and performance will be about different ways to play Colombian music beyond cumbia, showing different approaches and how to play them to create contemporary Colombian music.

Admission: Free

Matthew Shin: Matthew in the House

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Matthew Shin will perform folkloric jazz and original compositions.

Admission: Free

Forum Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington and John Patitucci

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Zero Gravity Room

This Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) forum features Terri Lyne Carrington and John Patitucci.

Admission: Free

The Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Angela Whittaker

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Angela Whittaker presents an evening of great music so you can come, relax, and enjoy.

Admission: Free

Kaitlyn Sparks: Country with a K

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Texas singer-songwriter Kaitlyn Sparks will showcase her original songs and some covers in the style of country.

Admission: Free

Bob Winter: With Strings Attached

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Bob Winter, a professor in the Piano Department, presents a recital of original arrangements written for a classic piano quartet: piano, violin, viola, and cello. 

Admission: Free

Sweeney Todd

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee's Musical Theater Club presents Sweeney Todd, the Tony Award–winning musical thriller written by Stephen Sondheim. This production, which will be set in a 19th century insane asylum, features a 30-piece orchestra and full cast ensemble of some of Berklee's best musical theater performers.  

Admission: $12 / $17

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The David Friend Recital Hall.

The Write of Spring

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Jazz Composition Department presents the Write of Spring concert, now in its 24th year, featuring compositions by faculty members Jeff Claassen, Winnie Dahlgren, Ayn Inserto, Darrell Katz, Dick Lowell, Jackson Schultz, and Bill Scism. 

Admission: Free

Valleyheart / Dreamer and Son / Dylan Dunlap

Wednesday / February 24, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

Valleyheart, an indie/alternative rock band from Beverly, Massachusetts, performs. Dreamer and Son and Dylan Dunlap will also perform.

Admission: $10 in advance / $12 day of show

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Ryan Keberle: The Evolution of Jazz Trombone

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

DownBeat rising star Ryan Keberle will discuss and demonstrate the evolution of the trombone in jazz music. A question and answer session will follow the clinic.

Admission: Free

Creative Entrepreneurs Conversations: Stephanie-Aloysia Moretti

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Stephanie-Aloysia Moretti, artistic director of the Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation, will speak with the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship on the role of music festivals in the streaming era. 

Admission: Free

Catey Esler: Originally Standard

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

In her senior recital, Catey Esler and her band will present a set of music that she feels represents her journey at Berklee.

Admission: Free

The Emma Sundvik Group

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

In a swinging night of the classic jazz tunes you know and love, the Emma Sundvik Group presents the music of Ellington, Timmons, Parker, and Berlin, among others.

Admission: Free

Elif Cakmut: The Mediant Project

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Mediant Project presents an evening of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern music with a modern taste. 

Admission: Free

Luma

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Luma is an all-female alternative rock band, bringing songs of social justice, gender, and war and peace that hit you right in the gut. 

Admission: Free

Savannah Sgro

Thursday / February 25, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Savannah Sgro shares original compositions that are a mix of pop and soul with the strong influence of country. 

Admission: Free

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