Events

E.g., 2016-02-11
E.g., 2016-02-11
The Red Room

Berklee Original Band Showcase

Thursday / February 18, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

The Berklee Original Band Showcase features five Berklee bands playing 30-minute sets of all-original music of various genres. This show will feature the music of Zxari, Dear June, Lady Pills, Harrison Brady, and Eli Gauden.

Admission: Free

Uzair Ahmed: A Journey from Home and Beyond

Thursday / February 18, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Uzair Ahmed has worked with different musicians at Berklee to create a unique form of experimental Eastern rock/fusion with electronic influences, which will be showcased in this recital.

Admission: Free

Diego Herrera: Hearing the Whispers of my Memories

Thursday / February 18, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Diego Herrera's concert will be a color palette containing a nice amalgam of some Latin, rock, and funk colors painted by a drum set, electric bass, piano, clarinet, and one male vocalist as a special guest.

Admission: Free

The Music of Hal Crook: Set Me Free

Thursday / February 18, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Hal Crook, a professor in the Ensemble Department, will perform his compositions with drummer Antonio Sanchez '97, saxophonist Chris Cheek '91, pianist Leo Genovese '04, Lionel Loueke '01, vocalist and bassist Esperenza Spalding '05, and other alumni and special guests.

Admission: $12 / $18 / $24

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23rd Zafris Distinguished Lecture for Music Business/Management

Friday / February 19, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

This annual lecture by music industry executives will be hosted by Don Gorder, chair of the Music Business/Management Department. This year's speaker will be Nir Seroussi, president of Sony Music U.S. Latin.

Admission: Free

Nate Morton: Rockin' with the Stars

Friday / February 19, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Don't miss this workshop and musical performance featuring the drummer for The Voice, Nate Morton.

Admission: Free

Juan Ruiz Project

Friday / February 19, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Featuring Argentinian tango, Brazilian samba, Colombian bambuco, and the tasty rhythms of Cuba, the Juan Ruiz Project will take you on a short trip to Latin America.  

Admission: Free

Sofia Widya Kezia: A Revelation

Friday / February 19, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Indonesian singer-songwriter, pianist, and arranger Sofia Widya Kezia presents her first recital at Berklee, an evening of original music and covers of contemporary pop music.

Admission: Free

Danny Wood

Danny Wood

Saturday / February 20, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

A founding and current member of New Kids on the Block, Danny Wood has spent the past seven years on the road after the band got back together following a 15-year hiatus. 

Admission: $25 general admission

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Fisk Jubilee Singers

The Fisk Jubilee Singers at Symphony Hall: A Tribute

Sunday / February 21, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Symphony Hall, Boston

This special evening of uniquely impactful music at Boston's historic Symphony Hall will feature the singers' traditional repertoire, directed Paul Kwami. It will also include guest appearances by Berklee students—the Berklee Jubilee Celebration Orchestra, conducted by Julius Williams, will perform—and faculty, led by 1977 Fisk alumna Donna McElroy, who is a former Jubilee Singer.

Admission: $25–$65

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Bill Mobley: Jazz Arranging and Improv

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Jazz musician and educator Bill Mobley will discuss his concepts of jazz improvisation and arranging in this clinic.

Admission: Free

Clarinets and Friends

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Don't miss this performance by the Berklee Clarinet Choir with eight players performing a wide range of music from classic to modern swing pieces. 

Admission: Free

Bas Janssen: Let's See What We Got

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Drum set principal Bas Janssen's performance will feature instrumental music as well as pop, rock, and R&B music. 

Admission: Free

Felipe Mendes Quintet

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Guitarist Felipe Mendes presents an evening of original compositions inspired by contemporary jazz.

Admission: Free

The Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Alberto Menezes's Project

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Alberto Menezes's music is a mixture of progressive metal, fusion, and Brazilian music. 

Admission: Free

Felice Pomeranz: Harp Extravaganza

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Felice Pomeranz, a harpist and professor in Berklee's String Department, presents a recital performed by Berklee harpists.

Admission: Free

The David Friend Recital Hall.

Jerry Gates: Composers and Friends

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

This annual faculty concert is led by Jerry Gates, a professor in Berklee's Contemporary Writing and Production Department. 

Admission: Free

Metal Guitar Night

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This concert showcases Berklee's top metal guitar talent. An evening of fierce metal riffage and shred guitar pyrotechnics is guaranteed.

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

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The Red Room

Roots Roadshow

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Red Room at Cafe 939

The Roots Roadshow is a showcase where America's rich musical heritage is explored and celebrated.

Admission: Free

Dashina: Kenopsia

Monday / February 22, 2016 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

Dashina, the trio of Inna Dudukina, Dana Protsenko, and Harshitha Krishnan, performs Eastern European folk and world fusion with elements of rock and jazz.

Admission: Free

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