Student Recitals

Oscar Quilca Barcelli: Time to Say Goodbye ...

Thursday / November 15, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Drummer Oscar Quilca Barcelli presents a mixture of styles from jazz, samba, and Afro-Peruvian music. This recital will feature original compositions and arrangements of traditional songs from Peru.

Admission: Free

Savannah Smith’s Senior Recital

Friday / November 16, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Voice principal Savannah Smith presents a compilation of original country music, as well as musical theater covers.

Admission: Free

Hugo Avendaño’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / November 27, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Drummer Hugo Avendaño will hold his senior performance at Berklee College of Music in the company of his band and best friends. The recital will mix pop (music of Taller Than Trees), soul, and R&B.

Admission: Free

Juan David Peña Polania Senior Recital

Wednesday / November 28, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his senior recital, Colombian bass player Juan David Peña Polania presents funk, rock, and pop music. Come enjoy covers and original compositions.

Admission: Free

Marshall Kummer's Shenanigrins

Thursday / November 29, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

For his senior recital, Marshall Kummer presents funk, jazz, fusion, and R&B.

Admission: Free

Nathan Mathura's Senior Recital

Friday / November 30, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Guitarist Nathan Mathura presents a summation of his musical experiences while at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Elisa’s Senior Recital

Monday / December 3, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

After spending the past two years drawing a kaleidoscopic series of notes and marks on virtual staff paper for this thing called “a major in jazz composition,” guitarist and composer Elisa Miconi presents a set of original compositions.

Admission: Free

Lee and Friends

Tuesday / December 4, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his last recital at Berklee College of Music, bassist Hanbeom Lee presents contemporary and fusion jazz with his friends.

Admission: Free

Sebastian Hamzeh’s Senior Recital

Wednesday / December 5, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Drummer Sebastian Hamzeh will perform original jazz compositions and arrangements with his band in a fun and dynamic afternoon of music.

Admission: Free

Kristalis’s Senior Recital

Tuesday / December 11, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In her senior recital, flutist Kristalis Sotomayor will present different styles of music, including classical, jazz, and Latin jazz.

Admission: Free

Groovich Senior Recital

Friday / December 14, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Israeli drummer and composer Eyal Gurvich will present his music for the last time at Berklee College of Music. Inspired by jazz and fusion in his native Israel, he creates music that combines melodic writing with a fresh harmonic approach—both acoustic and electric.

Admission: Free

Yuta Yamaguchi and His Orchestra

Monday / December 17, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his jazz composition portfolio recital, Yuta Yamaguchi presents big band jazz with talented musicians.

Admission: Free

Colin Jenkins: Triple E (An Ethereal and Elephantine Experience)

Tuesday / December 18, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

For his senior recital, Colin Jenkins and his crew present Triple E (An Ethereal and Elephantine Experience), an unorthodox jazz set mixing post-bop, modal jazz, and avant-garde jazz with a background knowledge of metal, post-rock, and progressive rock.

Admission: Free

Pedro Sanjur Project

Wednesday / December 19, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Percussionist Pedro Sanjur performs a combination of old and new salsa music.

Admission: Free

Nick Ricks: It's Magic

Thursday / December 20, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Pianist, singer-songwriter, and composer Nick Ricks brings you an assortment of ear-tickling tunes, featuring original songs and arrangements.

Admission: Free

Eduardo Kirschbaum's Senior Recital

Friday / December 21, 2018 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Eduardo Kirschbaum presents his senior recital.

Admission: Free

Chris Nifong’s Senior Recital

Thursday / February 28, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

In his senior recital, guitarist Chris Nifong presents original compositions. 

Admission: Free

Pedro Sanjur: Panajazz

Thursday / March 28, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

For his jazz composition portfolio, percussionist Pedro Sanjur will present a combination of jazz and Panamanian folk.

Admission: Free

Alec Best: The No Pun with His Last Name Show

Friday / May 3, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Alto saxophone player Alec Best performs his favorite jazz tunes from his favorite jazz albums with his favorite jazz musicians in his favorite jazz suit.

Admission: Free

Gaia Leone: Make Believe BASSroom

Monday / May 6, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Bassist and producer Gaia Leone presents an afternoon of original music, blending and bending pop, rock, electronic, and punk elements with visual stories.

Admission: Free

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