Berk Recital Hall

The Lee and Alma Berk Recital Hall is located on the ground floor at the 1140 Boylston Street building. It was named in honor of Berklee's founder Lawrence Berk and his wife Alma. The venue hosts hundreds of events each year, including faculty concerts, senior concerts, and visiting artist clinics and master classes. Events are free and open to the public, giving the Boston community an opportunity to hear the rich and diverse talent that resides on campus.

Event Dates
Monday / November 28, 2022 / 1:45 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Rich Greenblatt, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Cirque Du Soleil Ensemble.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Monday / November 28, 2022 / 4:45 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

David Fiuczynski, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents Microtonal Grooves.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Monday / November 28, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

With a mix of originals and covers, Jesarela and the Early Birds will bring various styles of music to the stage. Consecutive hours have been poured to provide mixes from Latin, jazz, rock, and more styles.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / November 29, 2022 / 4:45 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Barbara LaFitte, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Original Fusion Ensemble.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / November 29, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Pri presents an evening of R&B and pop tunes. This recital will feature original compositions and arrangements of covers.
 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Wednesday / November 30, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Join chart-topping jazz pianist and Berklee professor Yoko Miwa, along with her trio, for an inspiring time of performance and student coaching.  
 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / December 1, 2022 / 1:45 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Leo Blanco, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Contemporary South American Ensemble.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / December 1, 2022 / 3:15 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Kris Adams, a professor in the Voice Department, presents the Jazz Piano Trio with Vocals Ensemble.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Friday / December 2, 2022 / 1:45 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Bruno Raberg, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the ECM/Free Jazz Ensemble.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Friday / December 2, 2022 / 3:15 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Bruno Raberg, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Music of Charles Mingus Ensemble.

Past Events

Event Dates
Monday / November 29, 2021 / 1:45 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Lisa Guyer, associate professor of ensembles, presents the pop/R&B ensemble Meeting at Noon.

Event Dates
Monday / November 29, 2021 / 4:45 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Chase Morrin, assistant professor of ensembles, presents the Global Jazz Green Ensemble.

Event Dates
Monday / November 29, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

French guitarist Loïc Seznec is pleased to present his senior recital among friends. This set will be a combination of romantic classical pieces and smooth jazz arrangements, but also grooves in an electric funk flavor. 

Event Dates
Tuesday / November 30, 2021 / 4:45 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Robert Schlink, associate professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Radiohead Ensemble.

Event Dates
Tuesday / November 30, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Trumpeter Steven Montecucco presents a range of their original compositions, fusing jazz, funk, and various folk traditions to explore concepts such as identity, spirituality, and interconnectivity.

Event Dates
Wednesday / December 1, 2021 / 1:45 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Kevin Barry, assistant professor of ensembles, presents the Blues-Rock Ensemble.

Event Dates
Wednesday / December 1, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Irish-Cypriot singer-songwriter Stephània and her band perform a set of her favorite songs, as well as some of her own unreleased music, combining sounds from R&B and soul. 

Event Dates
Thursday / December 2, 2021 / 1:45 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Jon Finn, professor of guitar, presents the Progressive Instrumental Rock Ensemble.

Event Dates
Thursday / December 2, 2021 / 4:45 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Marcello Pellitteri, a professor in the Ensemble Department, presents the Cedar Walton Ensemble.

Event Dates
Thursday / December 2, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

The music of Sonic the Hedgehog inspired Charles Ritz to attend Berklee and pursue video game scoring. Join Charles and his friends as they present jazz- and funk-infused arrangements spanning 30 years of rolling around at the speed of sound. Gotta go fast!