David Friend Recital Hall

The David Friend Recital Hall, located in the Genko Uchida building at 921 Boylston Street, is a semicircular performance space with a horseshoe-shaped balcony, designed by architect Shizuo Harada.

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Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

A concert of songs developed throughout the semester in Charlie Christenson's Art of Song Reinvention class are performed with full rhythm section, including Christenson on piano. The show presents an eclectic set of music, creatively reimagined to fit the style and sensibility of each student performer.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The music education department presents an eclectic program of student and faculty-directed ensemble and solo performances. Those who can teach demonstrate that they can certainly perform!
 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Berklee Global Jazz Institute celebrates 15 years with an open jam session. All faculty and students are welcome to come and play with us and enjoy an afternoon of creative music making.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Women faculty and students from the Electronic Production and Design Department present a concert of new live music celebrating the many unique ways that contemporary women-identified artists compose and perform electronic music.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Anna Fortuna will play the vibraphone.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The ABLE Assembly is a three-day event in David Friend Recital Hall.
 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The ABLE Assembly is a three-day event in David Friend Recital Hall.
 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The ABLE Assembly is a three-day event in David Friend Recital Hall.
 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The ABLE Assembly is a three-day event in David Friend Recital Hall.
 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Percussionist Stefanos Athinaios presents his senior recital.

Admission
Free

Past Events

Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The seventh annual Symposium for Interconnected Arts and Music Performance, presented by the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, creates a space to explore the multidimensionality of music and the connections between creativity, improvisation, science, spirituality, and the broader human experience.
 

Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Students who have completed the Literary Inspirations of David Bowie course will perform selections in small ensembles, illuminating such classic reoccurring themes as immorality, fate vs. free will, and elements of the supernatural. 

Event Dates
Canceled
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The Songwriting Department is proud to present the Arranging for Songwriters Showcase.
 

Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Students from Peter Eldridge's Art of Song Reinvention class will perform arrangements developed and personalized over the course of the semester with a full rhythm section. Many genres will be explored, from pop to jazz to Brazilian to soul. 

Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

In this time of great uncertainty on the world stage, music from our students—the voices of tomorrow’s leaders and trendsetters—has never been more important. Music has the power to bring people together, for voices to be heard, and to create movements for peace and inclusion. 
 

Presented By
Africana Studies
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Faculty from the Electronic Production and Design Department present a concert of new music celebrating the many unique ways that contemporary artists perform electronic music.

Presented By
The Liberal Arts & Sciences Department
Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Earthapalooza is Berklee’s annual Earth Day celebration, featuring faculty and guest speakers, student musicians performing original environment-themed songs, and free eco-friendly swag!

Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The 2023 ABLE Assembly: Arts Better the Lives of Everyone Conference features sessions about arts education for people with disabilities.

Event Dates
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The 2023 ABLE Assembly: Arts Better the Lives of Everyone Conference features sessions about arts education for people with disabilities.