Events

E.g., 2020-01-19
E.g., 2020-01-19

Journey to the West

Friday / May 1, 2020 / 10:30 a.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join the Berklee Musical Theater for Young Audiences Ensemble as it presents an original student adaptation of the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West.

Admission: $5

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José Arturo Flores: El Extranjero

Friday / May 1, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

After touring Africa, Europe, and the Americas, José Arturo Flores presents a collection of songs inspired by the styles and experiences of his journey thus far.

Admission: Free

Alec Graham’s Senior Recital

Friday / May 1, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Bass principal Alec Graham presents his senior recital.

Admission: Free

Tommy Emmanuel

Friday / May 1, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This show will feature Emmanuel's singular style of solo guitar playing that encompasses the range of a whole band, simultaneously covering drums, bass, rhythm and lead guitar, and a vocal melody. 

Admission: $44 / $49 / $54

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LATE, a New Musical by Kathleen Cahill and Michael Wartofsky

Friday / May 1, 2020 / 8:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

[Content warning: School shootings.] LATE is a mainly sung-through musical in three parts, revolving around a seemingly ordinary morning in the life of nine high school students getting ready for school. It’s an ordinary day—until it isn’t.

Admission: Free

Zucchero’s D.O.C. Tour

Saturday / May 2, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Zucchero, one of Italy’s most acclaimed international artists, has performed a series of unique concerts throughout the world in just under two years.

Admission: $47 / $67 / $97

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Lila Downs

Sunday / May 3, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Iconic Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Lila Downs bridges traditions from across the Americas, with influences ranging from the folk and ranchera music of Mexico and South America to North American folk, jazz, blues, and hip-hop.

Admission: $35 / $42 / $52 / $65

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Singapalooza!

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 12:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Students from Jeannie Gagné’s Rehearsal Techniques for Vocalists class perform a blend of original and classic songs with an all-star band.

Admission: Free

Piano/Vocalist Spring Concert

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 1:30 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Talented students, using techniques learned in their self-accompany class, perform a solo concert in the theme of spring.

Admission: Free

The Funkestra

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Berklee College of Music associate professor Mimi Rabson presents the Funkestra, featuring a fun evening of familiar music played by string-playing friends.

Admission: Free

Berklee Marimba Concert

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 3:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Students perform small ensemble works in a variety of styles centering on mallet percussion instruments.

Admission: Free

Cecilia Vacanti: Folk Explorations

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Cecilia Vacanti highlights her time in the American Roots Music Program with an eclectic variety of fiddle and acoustic folk styles.

Admission: Free

Advanced Jazz/Blues Vocal Ensemble Concert

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Students of Rebecca Shrimpton’s Advanced Jazz/Blues Vocal Ensemble perform original songs and arrangements covering the spectrum of traditional and contemporary jazz, backed by a full rhythm section.

Admission: Free

DOMi Finally Graduates

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Keyboardist DOMi presents her senior recital.

Admission: Free

Perfect Pitch

Monday / May 4, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Perfect Pitch is an annual student-run project that gathers Berklee’s best performers, producers, and songwriters, celebrating the college’s unparalleled ability to impact the music industry.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Leah Bluestein’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / May 5, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Rock drummer Leah Bluestein performs a set of originals and covers with her band Groundlift. Bring earplugs.

Admission: Free

Writing Out Our Lives

Tuesday / May 5, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Students perform original songs written over the course of the semester in the course Vocal Perspectives on Songwriting 2 (PSVC-441). The music is written by Paula Cole and the performance is directed by course instructor Darcel Wilson.

Admission: Free

A Cappella Recital

Tuesday / May 5, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join us for Voices in Motion, an a cappella recital led by Joey Blake.

Admission: Free

Art of Song Reinvention Class Concert

Tuesday / May 5, 2020 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Students from Peter Eldridge’s Art of Song Reinvention class perform arrangements developed over the course of the semester, featuring a full rhythm section and Eldridge on piano. All genres, from pop to soul to jazz, will be covered.

Admission: Free

Guitar Artist Ensemble: Be-Bop Guitars

Tuesday / May 5, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Be-Bop Guitars student guitar ensemble features five of the finest guitarists at Berklee College of Music and a rhythm section performing arrangements and compositions written specifically for the group in jazz, Latin, and blues styles.

Admission: Free

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