Conversation and Q&A with Hit Songwriter Kara DioGuardiBerklee Performance Center
Grammy-nominated hit songwriter and producer Kara DioGuardi, who is also an author, Broadway performer, and TV personality, will share stories about her path to writing the songs that sold 160 million records.
Aliya Cycon ProjectBoston Public Market
Aliya Cycon Project blends Cycon’s soulful compositions with characteristics of traditional Arabic music to create an unforgettable East-meets-West experience.
Conversation and Q&A with Hit Songwriter Lori McKennaBerklee Performance Center
Hit songwriter Lori McKenna will talk about her path to writing no. 1 songs for country artists Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, and Faith Hill, as well as her career as a recording artist.
Sarah Vela / Lisa Oduor-NoahGeorges Island
Sarah Vela is a singer-songwriter and performer based out of Oakland, California. Her sound offers a laidback, soulful, and captivating effect. Lisa Akech Oduor-Noah is a Kenyan singer who was introduced to music through her sibling’s playing of varied styles of music, from R&B to Lingala.
Born into a musical family, Gregory George Groover Jr., is a 23-year-old tenor saxophonist who has possessed a passion for music since age 10.
Justin SalisburyBrewer Plaza
While growing up in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon, Justin Salisbury studied and played with many of the Pacific Northwest's finest musicians, including Clay Giberson, Derek Sims, and Alan Jones.
Brandon DiazBoston Public Library
Brandon Diaz is a gifted and highly accomplished vocalist, songwriter, and musician from Ashburn, Virginia.
Han Beyli ProjectCharlesview
Born and raised in Ukraine and heavily influenced by his Azerbaijani heritage, Han Beyli's eclectic background and influences have merged to create a listening experience that is one of a kind.
Domi is a young pianist, keyboardist, and producer from France.
Gerson EguigurenLongfellow House
Musician and singer Gerson Eguiguren, from Quito, Ecuador, is also a violinist, violist, and pianist.
Oscar Barcelli's Afro-Peruvian Experiment will present original compositions and some traditional songs from Peru and the rest of Latin America mixed with traditional jazz instrumentation, and traditional Peruvian instrumentation.
José Villa performs regional Mexican songs with visiting artists.
Kris Adams and Tim Ray perform the music of former Ear Training Department chair Steve Prosser, accompanied by bassist Paul Del Nero and flutist Fernando Brandao.
Santiago Barragan presents original world music compostions in a sextet setting.
Third-semester music therapy/songwriting major Claudia Gruber performs her first concert at Berklee as a solo writer and vocalist.
Enjoy an uplifting evening with Irma Thomas, the Blind Boys of Alabama, and the Preservation Legacy Quintet. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.
Dotan's music has been featured in many popular American television shows and the legendary Ben Folds invited him to tour throughout North America in 2016.
With a deep, spiritual, and moving style, Yasmin Levy preserves and revives the most beautiful and romantic songs from the Ladino/Judeo-Spanish tradition. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts.
Norwegian jazz guitarist Tim Johnson presents new compositions and arrangements.
Kanun player and composer Firas Zreik presents the Kanun Journey II, a set of original instrumental compositions, improvisations, and covers from the Arabic music style, influenced by a combination of flamenco and world jazz styles.
The Çay Party presents a showcase of organic world fusion and Turkish music.
In his first recital at Berklee, Tianyi Shi will play solo fingerstyle guitar compositions by Tommy Emmanuel, Chet Atkins, Oshio Kotaro, and more.
Voice principal Tamara Jokic presents an afternoon of world music from different cultures.
Saxophonist Diego Ramos presents his senior showcase.
Vocalist Visnja Begovic performs a selection of music from her Eastern musical influences.
Daniel Casares will perform a set of originals and jazz tunes in a trio format.
Vocalist Sarah Bernadette presents a selection of originals with original arrangements of cover songs.
In her first and last recital at Berklee, Eiko Suzuki will perform her original songs with her septet.
The Key of Listening aims for a truly honest interplay between musicians where ego is set aside and only the music matters.
With its first album of new material in more than four years, Iron & Wine is proud to announce the new album, Beast Epic. This performance is sponsored by Crossroads.