Berk Recital Hall

The Berk Recital Hall is located on the ground floor at the 1140 Boylston Street building. Named in honor of Berklee's founder Lawrence Berk and his wife Alma, the hall can accommodate 118 audience members. 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 / August 2, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Longtime bassist Nick Francese performs jazz, rock, and classical music with a few friends.

Admission
Free

Past Events

Event Dates
Wednesday / February 26, 2020 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Voice principal Charli will perform American alternative rock and Mandarin pop.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / February 27, 2020 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Paula Cole and Kevin Barry perform and share road stories and advice for young touring musicians. There will be a Q&A session afterward.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / February 27, 2020 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Japanese pianist Hidemi Akaiwa performs a set of original pieces and jazz standards in a combination of jazz, classical, global music, and Japanese aesthetics.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Friday / February 28, 2020 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Singer-songwriter Yejin Angela Park presents a set of original compositions and covers in jazz and R&B.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Friday / February 28, 2020 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Vocalist and songwriter Mackenzie Johnson packs a punch of strength, passion, beauty, and soul into her original melodies and lyrics. 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Monday / March 2, 2020 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Drummer Isaac Seabrook presents his senior recital, featuring Kevin Kim (saxophone) and Toivo Hannigan (guitar and electronics).

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Monday / March 2, 2020 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Bere Gonzalo of Venezuela presents an acoustic show of Latin pop and reggaeton, taking a different approach to styles of music that are often heavily produced.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / March 3, 2020 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

This event, part of the International Folk Music Festival, features the cultures of Peru, South Korea, Cuba, among other countries. Student-led ensembles will use folk music as the inspiration to create a more contemporary sound.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / March 3, 2020 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

VEE, an Australian R&B and neo-soul artist inspired by Moonchild, Ari Lennox, and Anita Baker (to name a few), will perform originals and covers.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / March 3, 2020 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Best Inventions Plus is a solo piano concert of the best student counterpoint projects from the 2019 academic year.

Admission
Free