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E.g., 2017-01-16

ICCA Northeast Quarterfinal: Night One

Saturday / February 4, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

The Varsity Vocals International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) showcases the art of student a cappella.

Admission: Student: $16/20/24 Adult: $20/25/30/25

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Why Don't We

Why Don't We / Round2Crew

Saturday / February 4, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

A band like no other on the pop landscape, Why Don’t We brings together five supremely talented singer-songwriters who have each built up a passionate following of their own. Pop-rap group Round2Crew, based out of Cincinnati, Ohio, will open the show.

Admission: $15 general admission / $39 meet and greet / $79 meet and greet and hangout

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Considering Matthew Shepard

Sunday / February 5, 2017 / 3:00 p.m.

Symphony Hall, Boston

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

Celebrated Grammy–winners Craig Hella Johnson and choral ensemble Conspirare will perform Johnson’s new musical masterwork, Considering Matthew Shepard, at Boston's Symphony Hall.

Admission: Purchase $20-$60 tickets through Boston Symphony Orchestra website.

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Nathan See Group

Monday / February 6, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

The Nathan See Group will perform a set of jazz standards. 

Admission: Free

Marina Tuset

Monday / February 6, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Marina Tuset presents original compositions and some arrangements of nice tunes.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

Songwriting Department Collaboration Concert

Monday / February 6, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

In this concert, Songwriting Department faculty will feature collaborations with writers from other departments and divisions.

Admission: Free

Maxim Lubarsky Collective

Monday / February 6, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

This show will present a combination of original material along with music from different parts of Brazil and beyond. 

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

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Aubrey Harris: Tales of a Neon Girl

Monday / February 6, 2017 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

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

Bassist and songwriter Aubrey Harris presents her original groove-centric pop music for the first time at Berklee featuring instrumental soloists and special guest vocalists.

Admission: Free

The Yuval Ron Ensemble: "The Spicy Score"

Tuesday / February 7, 2017 / 11:00 a.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

In this master class, composer Yuval Ron '89 will discuss and demonstrate the unique properties of Middle Eastern instruments and Eastern musical modes, as well as innovative approaches in film scoring. 

Admission: Free

Firas Zreik Trio Recital: The Kanun Journey

Tuesday / February 7, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Firas Zreik will play the kanun (a Middle Eastern stringed instrument), Han Beyli will be on fretless bass, and Daniel Feldman will be on percussion, performing original compositions, improvisations, and covers, mainly from the Arabic music world. 

Admission: Free

Collaborations Vol. 2

Tuesday / February 7, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Come enjoy an eclectic evening of original music written and performed by faculty members of the Harmony, Song Writing, and Vocal departments.

Admission: Free

Claudia Medina's Peruvian Project

Tuesday / February 7, 2017 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

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

A saxophone player from Peru, Claudia Medina will present her own arrangements and original compositions featuring jazz, Afroperuvian music and Latin American rhythms. 

Admission: Free

The Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Charlie Henry: Ansonia

Wednesday / February 8, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Charlie Henry presents a mellow indie-pop band performing original material and covers of influences such as the XX and Daughter.

Admission: Free

Mariana Secca

Wednesday / February 8, 2017 / 5:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Mariana Secca, a 22-year-old singer-songwriter, guitarist, and pianist from Portugal, will go back to her roots with a concert of original tunes, singing in her native language and in English.

Admission: Free

The Berklee Recital Hall

Tribute to Elis Regina

Wednesday / February 8, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

This concert is a tribute to Brazilian singer Elis Regina, featuring vocalist Mirella Costa and a large ensemble.

Admission: Free

Black Lives Matter: Sankofa

Wednesday / February 8, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

The Black Lives Matter Concert series at Berklee is a student-curated, produced, and performed effort to educate through words and music on the historical, systemic, institutional, and socio-economic events of our time that have contributed to both the progress and disenfranchisement of people of the African Diaspora. 

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

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Banda Magda

The Checkout–Live at Berklee: Banda Magda

Wednesday / February 8, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Famed New York-area radio station WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM/WBGO.org, NPR Music, and Berklee present the sixth year of the Checkout – Live at Berklee. Founded by Greek-born singer, film scorer, and composer Magda Giannikou, Banda Magda moves from samba to French chanson, from Greek folk tunes to Colombian cumbia and Afro-Peruvian lando.

Admission: $10 general admission (standing room only)

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The David Friend Recital Hall

Art Note Project

Wednesday / February 8, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Jessie Cox created Art Note Project to incorporate music, poetry, costumes, electronic sounds, and small acting parts into his music.   

Admission: Free

The Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Bruce Cox Drum Set Clinic

Thursday / February 9, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Berklee alumnus Bruce Cox will offer a drum set clinic and share his professional experience.

Admission: Free

Faculty, Staff, and Partner Development Session: Conducting

Thursday / February 9, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Join Richard Carrick, chair of the Composition Department, Greg Glancey, assistant chair of the Composition Department, and Conducting faculty Eric Stern and Tiffany Chang as they present a training session on the core conducting courses at Berklee.  

Admission: Free

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