Changyong Kim: For My RetrieverBerk Recital Hall
Pianist Changyong Kim presents his jazz composition recital.
2017 International Championship of A Cappella Open SemifinalBerklee Performance Center
The International Championship of A Cappella Open is an all-access a cappella tournament that encourages singers to bring together groups of any age, experience, or origin to form a cappella “dream teams” and compete for the chance to perform at Carnegie Hall for a cash prize of $25,000.
Berklee Gospel and Roots ChoirFort Adams State Park
For the fifth year in a row, the Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir will perform at the Newport Folk Festival.
Takaki Nakamura: Tribute to Paramore, Vol. 2Berklee Dining Hall
Paraminority—led by drum set principal Takaki Nakamura—returns for its second Tribute to Paramore show.
Dreamer & Son / usLights / The PenthouseRed Room at Cafe 939
Dreamer & Son is a dreamy, alt-rock quartet from Boston, Massachusetts. Balanced at the intersection of the fearlessly avant and intimately familiar, the music of usLights is a study in contrasts. The Penthouse is a New England-based indie rock band that will make you dance.
Mais 55Institute of Contemporary Art
Mais 55 comprises students or recent grads of Berklee College of Music from Brazil. Its mission is to spread love for Brazilian music and promote Brazilian culture.
Mirella CostaHotel Marlowe
Mirella Costa holds a bachelor of arts degree from Souza Lima Music Conservatory in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in popular music, Brazilian music, and jazz. In 2016, she recorded her first solo CD, Minha Arca, for which she won an award for New Artist of the Year in Brazil.
Sports / YEEK / teenenderRed Room at Cafe 939
Sports is an Oklahoma-based band of wizards who conjure pop music spells for all ears. YEEK is based in Los Angeles, California. teenender is a pop band from Boston, Massachusetts.
Darren BarrettJazz at the Fort
As part of Jazz at the Fort, critically acclaimed master American jazz trumpeter and bandleader Darren Barrett, also an educator and recording artist, will perform.
Five-Week Summer Performance Program: Vocal NightBerklee Performance Center
Students from Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program deliver vocal performances showcasing elements of what they have learned in the program.
Ben Knorr is a multi-instrumentalist who is fluent in bluegrass, folk, Celtic, jazz, and classical styles.
Bassist and composer Tyler Wagner presents his modern jazz quintet, inspired by the great post-bebop bands of the late '60s, alongside punk, country, and hip-hop music.
This modern classical protest concert will be performed in memory of Composition Department professor Vuk Kulenovic, who passed away April 10, 2017.
MARO, a singer-songwriter from Portugal, will perform a set of original tunes from her upcoming album with Brazilian, pop-jazz, and folk influences.
Charles-Henry Volk and his band, New Focus, present original hard rock and progressive rock songs and arrangements.
Led by Theo Hoarau, Kyjac is a project formed by musicians from all over Europe and Africa.
Kenny Werner, artistic director of the Effortless Mastery Institute, uses his life story and experiences to explore the barriers to creativity and mastery of music.
Ildrys Díaz combines jazz, pop, R&B, soul, and Latin music.
Berklee alumnus Oscar Acevedo '83 presents a clinic on musicians' marketing concepts in Latin America.
Avi Rafaelov presents an evening of original progressive/fusion compositions.
Arranger Nian Tong presents a concert dedicated to the sound of 1950s and 1960s pop music.
This event is a continuation of the Berklee Popular Music Institute (BPMI) speaker series. BPMI strives to bring in innovators and leaders in the live music industry to learn about current trends in the concert and festival market.
Nathan See presents a set of original music for a medium-sized ensemble.
Miyako Tsubota is an actress, singer, dancer, and writer focused on musical theater style.
The Composition Department hosts the internationally acclaimed Mivos Quartet to perform Brian Ferneyhough’s breathtaking and virtuosic String Quartet No. 2 alongside student and faculty works.
Trombonist Brandon Lin presents his original tunes.
Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi’s hauntingly beautiful and evocative music defies categorization. Einaudi has produced 17 albums and composed scores for a plethora of major films including Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar and the Oscar-winning Black Swan.
Havana-based composer and pianist Harold López-Nussa travels smoothly through his classical, Cuban, and jazz inspirations to create an exceptional style of global jazz. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.
Pakistan’s classical virtuosos the Sachal Jazz Ensemble emerged in 2011 with an ambitious recording covering Western jazz standards on traditional instruments. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.
The voice departments of the Conservatory and the College are collaborating to present some of our best and brightest vocalists. The program will showcase our stylistic diversity across a wide range of genres.