Student Recitals

Presented By
Signature Series
Event Dates
Tuesday / October 19, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Berklee's Signature Series series continues with Guggenheim and MacArthur fellow, alumnus, composer, and jazz saxophonist Miguel Zenón leading a student ensemble at the Red Room at Cafe 939 in Boston. 

Admission
$10 Advance / $12 Door (This event is seated.)
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
$5 with Berklee ID
Event Dates
Thursday / October 21, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

For nearly two decades, Willie Watson has made modern folk music rooted in older traditions, bridging the gap between the past and present. 

Admission
$20 Advance / $25 Door (This event is seated.)
Event Dates
Wednesday / October 27, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Hawktail is the instrumental acoustic quartet of fiddler Brittany Haas, bassist Paul Kowert, guitarist Jordan Tice, and mandolinist Dominick Leslie. Though at first glance Hawktail looks like a superpicker side-project, their all-original music is cohesive and unique, distinguishing them as an ensemble with a sound built from the ground up. 

Admission
$25 Advance / $28 Door (This event is seated.)
Event Dates
Thursday / November 4, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Bitch has been a fixture in the queer music scene for over 20 years. She first burst onto the scene with her band Bitch and Animal, which toured with Ani Difranco and released albums on Righteous Babe Records.

Admission
$18 in advance / $20 day of show (This event will be seated.)
Event Dates
Friday / November 5, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Minor Moon's Sam Cantor writes resonant journeys into songs. The Chicago-based musician and sideman in Half Gringa has mined the pastoral and rollicking sounds of cosmic country for contemplative and thrilling songwriting.

Admission
$15 Advance / $18 Door (This event is seated.)
Event Dates
Wednesday / November 10, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Innovative woodwind accessory company Silverstein joins us on campus for a presentation of their products. Students and faculty can play test anything in their current catalogue and gain insight into the mechanics that make it work. 

Admission
This event is open only to Berklee community members who are participating in the testing protocol. All others are invited to watch the livestream.
Event Dates
Monday / November 22, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Harold is a Cuban pianist who will perform some of his original compositions, mixing rhythms from his country with jazz.

Admission
This event is open only to Berklee community members who are participating in the testing protocol. All others are invited to watch the livestream.
Event Dates
Monday / November 29, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Italian guitarist Luca De Toni and his band will perform a set of original jazz compositions influenced by rock, funk, and other musical styles.

Admission
This event is open only to Berklee community members who are participating in the testing protocol. All others are invited to watch the livestream.
Event Dates
Tuesday / November 30, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Danny Darress, a jazz musician from Long Island, New York, performs original compositions, as well as arrangements of some of your favorite tunes. 
 

Admission
This event is open only to Berklee community members who are participating in the testing protocol. All others are invited to watch the livestream.
Event Dates
Wednesday / December 1, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Guitarist Jay Lamba plays covers of Haken, Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold, and Steve Vai, and debuts his own original music, primarily in the genre of progressive metal.

Admission
This event is open only to Berklee community members who are participating in the testing protocol. All others are invited to watch the livestream.
Event Dates
Wednesday / December 1, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

The Chinese Traditional Music Club presents new music as a continuum of traditional music. Inspired by different genres and cultural backgrounds, the program features student original compositions and arrangements performed on Chinese instruments. 

Admission
This event is open only to Berklee community members who are participating in the testing protocol. All others are invited to watch the livestream.
Event Dates
Thursday / December 2, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Bassist and composer Uriel Rogers and his band of extraordinary musicians present a culturally diverse evening of dynamic arrangements and compositions combining jazz, R&B, and pop with a Caribbean flavor. This show will feature original compositions and cover arrangements. 

Admission
This event is open only to Berklee community members who are participating in the testing protocol. All others are invited to watch the livestream.
Event Dates
Friday / December 3, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Naomi Zhao performs a set of songs in a combination of pop, rock, R&B, and ballad styles, in several languages.

Admission
This event is open only to Berklee community members who are participating in the testing protocol. All others are invited to watch the livestream.
Event Dates
Friday / December 3, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Chicago-based singer-songwriter and activist Tasha explores a verb-y space mixed with introspective songwriting in her indie originals.

Admission
$18 Advance / $20 Door (This event is seated.)
Event Dates
Monday / December 6, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Trombonist Ian Lazan performs tunes from a variety of genres that have influenced his musical development at Berklee, including jazz, funk, and fusion.

Admission
This event is open only to Berklee community members who are participating in the testing protocol. All others are invited to watch the livestream.
Presented By
Signature Series
Event Dates
Wednesday / December 8, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Students from the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice perform with its illustrious faculty: Grammy-winning drummer/producer Terri Lyne Carrington, celebrated bassist/composer Linda May Han Oh, acclaimed pianist/composer Kris Davis, and special guest trumpeter/composer Ambrose Akinmusire.

Admission
$10 Advance / $12 Door (This event is seated.)
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
$5 w/ Berklee ID
Event Dates
Thursday / December 9, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Drummer Flo Mavridorakis presents a mixture of original compositions and covers. From hip-hop to jazz, this recital will be a melting pot of rhythms and harmonies from Detroit to Rio de Janeiro via Accra and Lagos, paying homage to the masters of rhythm from all over the world.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Friday / December 10, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Vocalist and songwriter Alex Maes will perform a set of original compositions and unique covers influenced by R&B, neo-soul, and jazz, accompanied by her band The Connection and other guest artists. 

Admission
This event is open only to Berklee community members who are participating in the testing protocol. All others are invited to watch the livestream.
Event Dates
Monday / December 13, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Cristián Tamblay will perform a collection of pieces by influential fusion artists as well as a few original songs from his first record, Exordium.

Discounted admission with Berklee ID
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / December 16, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Drummer Yonatan Tagger concludes his journey at Berklee with an instrumental performance. This recital will feature his original compositions, as well as jazz written by his favorite artists.

Admission
Free