22nd Annual Encore Gala

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Boston Marriott Copley Place

Boston, Massachusetts 02116
 

Join us for a reception, dinner, auctions, and entertainment featuring 150 musicians and a host of surprises, as well as special guests.

All proceeds benefit Berklee City Music, a non­profit organization that leverages the power of contemporary music to empower youth from underserved communities to develop musically, academically, socially, and emotionally.

Please check back for updated information about the 2016 Encore Gala.

View a photo slideshow featuring highlights from the 2015 Encore Gala. 


Grammy Award winner Michael McDonald sang a selection of his hits with Berklee student performers.
Image Credit: 
Curtis Killian


Gala superstars and supporters (from left): Krystal Banfeld, Dean Goodermote, Gloria Estefan, Sinbad, Lori Sprow, Megan O’Block, David Sprow, and Robert O’Block
Image Credit: 
Mike Spencer


CIty Music student musicians (from left): Denisse Torres, Gabriella Cabezas, Robert Gould, bassist Daniel Winshall, and Brianna Washington perform “That’s What Friends Are For.”
Image Credit: 
Mike Spencer


Representing co-lead sponsor Bain Capital Children’s Charity Ltd. (from left): David Gross-Loh, Ryan Cotton, Jenny Johnson, Patricia Patrick
Image Credit: 
Mike Spencer

Comedian and musician Sinbad served as the master of ceremonies and played with Berklee President Roger H. Brown in the “Funkateer Club.”
Comedian and musician Sinbad served at the master of ceremonies and played with Roger Brown in the “Funketeer Club.”
Image Credit: 
Mike Spencer

A selfie with singer Gloria Estefan and fans.
A selfie with singer Gloria Estefan and fans at the 21st Annual Encore Gala, October 24, 2015.
Image Credit: 
Mike SPencer

Sponsor Lori Sprows (center) with happy revelers.
Platinum Sponsor Lori Sprows (center) with happy revelers at the 21st Annual Encore Gala.
Image Credit: 
Mike Spencer

Comedian and emcee Sinbad with singer-songwriter Michael McDonald, who performed in the Superstar Ballroom.
Comedian and emcee Sinbad with singer/songwriter Michael McDonald who performed in the Superstar Ballroom at the 21st Annual Encore Gala.
Image Credit: 
Mike Spencer