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Singers Night: Singin' & Swingin' An Ella Fitzgerald Tribute

Wednesday / March 15, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Each semester, between 120 and 180 voice students audition for the opportunity to be cast in Singers Night, one of the Voice Department's premiere shows. This high-energy concert features the students who were chosen. This evening will pay trubute to Ella Fitzgerald. 

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

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Analyzing “De Cerca” (Up Close), a Flamenco-Jazz Conversation

Thursday / March 16, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Two of the most fundamental figures in the Spanish music scene, flamenco guitarist Josemi Carmona and upright bass player Javier Colina, will present a clinic analyzing the process of recording their latest collaboration"De Cerca” (Up Close). 

Admission: Free

Faculty, Staff, and Partner Development Session: Conducting

Thursday / March 16, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 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

The Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Višnja

Thursday / March 16, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

In her first concert at Berklee College of Music, Serbian vocalist Višnja Begović presents a set of songs showcasing her Western musical influences.

Admission: Free

Lexi's Senior Recital

Thursday / March 16, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

In her senior recital, vocalist Alexis Newman presents an emotional afternoon featuring pop/R&B originals and covers.

Admission: Free

The piano in the Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Shereen Cheong and Friends

Thursday / March 16, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Pianist Shereen Cheong and her friends present an evening of original music and arrangements. 

Admission: Free

The Berklee Recital Hall

Takumi Kakimoto and His Friends

Thursday / March 16, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Piano principal Takumi Kakimoto's fifth recital at Berklee as a jazz composition and performance major features his original compositions presented in different settings, including a trio and three horns.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall

Guitar Night: R&B/Funk Showcase

Thursday / March 16, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Guitar professor Thaddeus Hogarth presents Guitar Night: R&B/Funk Showcase. 

Admission: Free

Mediterranean Women in Action Featuring Aynur, Josemi Carmona, and Javier Colina

Thursday / March 16, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

The Mediterranean Music Institute launches the Mediterranean Women in Action Initiative with a concert featuring one of the most well known musicians from Turkey, the Kurdish musical icon Aynur. 

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

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Berklee Alumni Hang at SXSW

Friday / March 17, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.

Friends Bar

208 E. 6th St., Austin, TX, 78701, United States

Take a break from SXSW and stop by for brunch at Friends Bar.

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Takaki Nakamura: Taka Naka

Friday / March 17, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

In his senior recital, drum set principal Takaki Nakamura will persent funk, fusion, and R&B.

Admission: Free

Hector Martignon: Composition in Contemporary Latin American Jazz

Friday / March 17, 2017 / 1:15 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Hector Martignon presents a clinic on composition in contemporary Latin American jazz.

Admission: Free

Heather Rivas' Senior Recital

Friday / March 17, 2017 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Pianist and composer Heather Rivas performs a dynamic set of original songs and covers combining the flavors of R&B, jazz, electronic, and alternative palettes.

Admission: Free

Emily Dukes

Friday / March 17, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

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

Merging elements of indie, pop, funk, and R&B, Emily Dukes, the Italian singer-songwriter, violinist, pianist, and guitarist presents an evening of originals and arrangements  accompanied by her band and joined by many guests.

Admission: Free

Javier Colmen

Friday / March 17, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

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

Javier Colmen, a Spanish singer and composer, will present his recital of original compositions that feature his influences from Spanish and Brazilian music.

Admission: Free

Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley, Brian Blade: Still Dreaming

Sunday / March 19, 2017 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

In a program of new compositions inspired by Joshua Redman's father, the legendary saxophonist Dewey Redman, Joshua calls on Brian Blade on drums, Scott Colley on bass, and Ron Miles on trumpet to celebrate the tradition and innovation fostered by Dewey and his band. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.  

Admission: $28 / $36 / $46 / $56

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Nashville Alumni and Students' Networking Reception

Monday / March 20, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.

Soul Shine Pizza Factory

1907 Division Street, Nashville, TN, 37212, United States

Come share the warm spirit of Nashville over pizza for a networking reception and fun at Soulshine Pizza Factory! 

Admission: Free

Raul Midón Record Release Show

Saturday / March 25, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

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

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midón is known as one of music's most distinctive and searching voices.

Admission: $30 in Advance / $35 Day of Show / $20 Student

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Eliane Elias

Saturday / March 25, 2017 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Pianist, singer, and songwriter Eliane Elias is known for her distinctive and immediately recognizable musical style, which blends her Brazilian roots and her sensuous, alluring voice with her impressive instrumental jazz and compositional skills. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.

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

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Sylvie Leys' Senior Recital

Monday / March 27, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

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

Saxophonist Sylvie Leys's performance will open an all new and unknown world, featuring friends from all around the world playing her original compositions.

Admission: Free

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