Events

Joint Faculty Concert: Jim Kelly and Matthew Nicholl with Friends

Thursday / February 14, 2019 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Jim Kelly and Matthew Nicholl lead a faculty band that includes Mark Walker, Michael Farquharson, and Jim Odgren in a concert of original music. Although Kelly and Nicholl have performed many times in Italy, this will be their first concert in the United States.

Admission: Free

Past Events

Turkish Modern Traditions

Tuesday / September 18, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Sponsored by the Mediterranean Music Institute, Elif Çakmut Sanchez ’17, a Turkish oboist and singer, and Nağme Yarkin, a composer and classical Istanbul kemençe player, will bring a modern vision to traditional Turkish music and perform original compositions.

Admission: Free

The Rhythm of Lorca with Guest Artist El Piraña

Monday / March 26, 2018 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Mediterranean Music Institute spring concert presents an evening of music that will take the audience from the poetry of Federico García Lorca to the rhythms of the cajón, featuring the acknowledged master of the instrument, Israel "El Piraña" Suárez. 

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

El Piraña: The World of Cajón

Monday / March 26, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Berklee students and faculty are invited to a special clinic featuring Israel Suárez, a.k.a. El Piraña, one of the most renowned cajón players in the world.

Admission: Free