Events

E.g., 2015-04-20
E.g., 2015-04-20

Words and Music Festival

Thursday / April 23, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee’s Composition Department sponsors a songwriting competition featuring finalists in three categories, as well as a performance of Schoenberg’s groundbreaking song cycle, “Pierrot Lunaire,” performed by an all-star Berklee faculty lineup.

 

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

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Kaki King

Thursday / April 23, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Provocative and moving, surprising and beautiful, The Neck Is a Bridge to the Body is Kaki King at her visionary best: deconstructing and redefining the role of solo instrumental artist though technique, imagination, and humanity.

Admission: $10 general admission

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Madeline McCord's Senior Recital

Friday / April 24, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

In her final recital at Berklee, vocalist Madeline McCord presents a showcase of originals and covers in the styles of musical theater and opera.

Admission: Free

Pop Indie Ensemble

Friday / April 24, 2015 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The Pop Indie Ensemble, directed by faculty member Dave Weigert, presents its end-of-semester recital.

Admission: Free

Reverence Gospel Choir

Friday / April 24, 2015 / 4:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Reverence Gospel Choir, directed by faculty member Dennis Montgomery, presents its end-of-semester recital.

Admission: Free

Coldplay Ensemble

Friday / April 24, 2015 / 4:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

The Coldplay Ensemble, directed by faculty member Jeff Lockhart, presents its end-of-semester recital.

Admission: Free

R&B Funk Ensemble

Friday / April 24, 2015 / 4:30 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

The R&B Funk Ensemble, directed by faculty member Winston Maccow, presents its end-of-semester recital.

Admission: Free

Miles Acoustic Ensemble

Friday / April 24, 2015 / 4:30 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

The Miles Acoustic Ensemble, directed by faculty member Ken Cervenka, presents its end-of-semester recital.

Admission: Free

Jernej Bervar: The Sound Experiment

Friday / April 24, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Guitarist Jernej Bervar and his band present a recital of original compositions and standards, exploring the sound of an unconventional ensemble and orchestration.

Admission: Free

Brandon Wilkins: The Portfolio

Friday / April 24, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Alto saxophone principal and composer Brandon Wilkins presents a set of original music featuring  a modern jazz quartet with special guests.

Admission: Free

Vanessa Collier / Thaddeus Hogarth

Friday / April 24, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Saxophonist, vocalist, and songwriter Vanessa Collier is a Berklee alumna returning to celebrate her debut album, heart soul & saxophone. Harmonica player, vocalist, and songwriter Thaddeus Hogarth is an associate professor of guitar at Berklee and will also perform.

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Distant Worlds: Music from 'FINAL FANTASY'

Friday / April 24, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Symphony Hall, Boston

Grammy Award–winning conductor Arnie Roth leads the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra through a captivating and specially conceived program of Distant Worlds: Music from FINAL FANTASY for this triumphant return to Boston's celebrated Symphony Hall. 

Admission: $92.50, $77, $60.50, $43.50, Reserved Seats

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Jojo Mayer Clinic with Planet MicroJam Institute

Saturday / April 25, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

The Planet MicroJam Institute experiments with microtonal tuning systems, and this clinic with Jojo Mayer will focus on some of his amazing live electronica drumming and compositions.

Admission: Free

Berklee Urban Service Awards

Saturday / April 25, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

This ceremony celebrates Berklee students, faculty, staff, alumni, and partner organizations who use music as a catalyst for social change.

Admission: Free

The Legacy of Lawrence Berk

Saturday / April 25, 2015 / 4:00 p.m.

West End Museum

Attend a reception celebrating this exhibit on Lawrence Berk, founder of Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Jojo Mayer with David Fiuczynski and the Planet MicroJam Institute

Saturday / April 25, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Jojo Mayer performs with students from the current MicroJam Institute Ensemble.

Admission: Free

Terence Blanchard E-Collective / Ravi Coltrane Quartet

Saturday / April 25, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Don't miss this exciting double bill with trumpeter Terence Blanchard and saxophonist Ravi Coltrane.

Admission: $40 / $50 / $60

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Songs from Sounds Featuring Nona Hendryx

Saturday / April 25, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

MIT Cube

Join some of the most adventurous and talented students and faculty at Berklee, including Nona Hendryx, for this multimedia concert featuring quadraphonic sound and multiscreen videos.

Admission: Free

Cobi Mike / Joe Marson

Saturday / April 25, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Cobi Mike, an American music producer and singer-songwriter, performs. Joe Marson will open the show. 

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

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Guro Frydenlund Elverhoei: Dreamcatcher

Monday / April 27, 2015 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Singer Guro Frydenlund Elverhoei performs her senior recital with a set of originals and covers in the styles of R&B, pop, and gospel.

Admission: Free

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