David Friend Recital Hall

The David Friend Recital Hall, located in the Genko Uchida building at 921 Boylston Street, is a 160-capacity semicircular performance space with a horseshoe-shaped balcony, designed by architect Shizuo Harada.


Event Dates
Tuesday / September 21, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Composition Department faculty members will present their work in concert.

Admission
free
Event Dates
Monday / September 27, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Led by faculty guitarist Shaun Michaud, EVENT is a rock band with vocals and electronic elements in the style of Muse, Nine Inch Nails, and Foo Fighters. 

Admission
free
Event Dates
Wednesday / September 29, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The Guitar Department presents a concert featuring faculty in solo and duo contexts. Chair Kim Perlak and Assistant Chair Sheryl Bailey share the stage with colleagues performing in blues, jazz, funk, fingerstyle, rock, roots, modern improvisation, and classical styles. 

Admission
free
Event Dates
Monday / October 4, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The Ear Training Department faculty is made up of professional performers and composers who are active in many styles of music, from popular songwriting to jazz to contemporary and experimental composition.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / October 5, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Pianist and accordionist Plamen Karadonev presents a set of original jazz compositions and arrangements based on authentic Eastern European folklore and classical themes as part of his project, Balkan Blue.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / October 7, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Professor Sal DiFusco joins forces with fellow Berklee faculty and jazz-fusion virtuosos Dino Govoni (sax), Steve Hunt (keys), Joe Santerre (bass), and Mark Walker (drums) for an exciting night of classic jazz-rock fusion repertoire.

Admission
free
Event Dates
Friday / October 8, 2021 / 9:00 am
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Join leading musical therapy experts for a day of information about how music can affect mental health outcomes.

Admission
free
Event Dates
Tuesday / October 12, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Members of the Harmony and Jazz Composition Department faculty will present an eclectic program of duos, trios, and quartets.
 

Admission
free
Event Dates
Thursday / October 14, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Composer Andrew List presents an evening of original music inspired by ancient Egypt, performed by countertenor Daniel Moody, violist Brett Deubner, and pianist Riko Higuma.

Admission
free
Event Dates
Wednesday / October 20, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Berklee Society of Composers will present a concert of original chamber music written by Berklee student composers.
 

Admission
free

Past Events

Event Dates
Friday / October 23, 2020 / 7:30 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

For nearly two decades, Willie Watson has made modern folk music rooted in older traditions.

Event Dates
Thursday / July 8, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Canceled
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

David Thorne Scott presents songs from the Great American Songbook and original songs inspired musically by hard bop and lyrically by the Great Plains. 

Event Dates
Monday / July 19, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Rescheduled
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

EVENT is a progressive rock/electronic band with vocals in the style of Muse, Foo Fighters, and Nine Inch Nails.