Events

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

Funk Machine is a collective that aims to take groove and turn it on its head, pushing the boundaries of what is ordinarily considered “funky.” The group is greatly influenced by Parliament, Frank Zappa, Earth, Wind & Fire, and so many more.

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 / February 4, 2022 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

BrezTet will play original music composed by the members of the group. 

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 / February 9, 2022 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Guitarist Víctor Barragán presents his original compositions.

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 / February 11, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Mwanzi Harriott presents original compositions and some tunes with a band.

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 / February 15, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Jude Poorten and his group will create landscapes of emotional and musical narratives with a combination of original themes, through composed compositions and free improvisations.

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 / February 17, 2022 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Italian guitarist and composer Giovanni Piacentini performs a set of arrangements of standards from both the American tradition and Italian popular music, as well as original music.

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 / February 18, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Peruvian songwriter Abel presents his first compositions in different styles, from rock to hip-hop, inspired by different works of art like poems, novels, films, and television. 

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 / February 25, 2022 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Led by Dov Beck-Levine, The Scrambled Jazz Eggs are once again ready to shower you with feel-good fusion. Notes will be played, dances will be danced, songs will be sung, and all manner of absurdities may take place. 

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 / February 25, 2022 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Guitarist Amaury Cabral will lead his quintet playing some of his original compositions and 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
Monday / February 28, 2022 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Folk singer-songwriter Jackson Ulmer shares songs written during his four-year tenure at Berklee College of Music. It will be an evening showcasing intimate songwriting and the incredible stories behind the melodies. 

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.

Past Events

Event Dates
Wednesday / January 26, 2022 / 7:30 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
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. 
 

Event Dates
Thursday / December 16, 2021 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Faculty guitarist Mark White leads a contemporary jazz program for five guitars and rhythm section.

Event Dates
Wednesday / December 15, 2021 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
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.

Event Dates
Tuesday / December 14, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

This concert will feature selected student-led ensembles representing the best rock and pop guitarists at Berklee. 

Event Dates
Tuesday / December 14, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

This ensemble features some of the many talented cuatro players studying at Berklee. The cuatro is a 10-stringed instrument native to Puerto Rico, and these performers all hail from the island.

 

Event Dates
Tuesday / December 14, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Jazz composer Matias Rivera De Hoyos showcases original compositions inspired by wonders and surprises of the student life.
 

Event Dates
Tuesday / December 14, 2021 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Guitarist Antonio Cocuzzo presents a showcase of original compositions, encompassing a variety of work from ensemble music to string quartet to solo guitar. The performance features contemporary jazz/world music pieces influenced by European classical, American jazz, and Brazilian music.

Event Dates
Monday / December 13, 2021 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

In his senior recital, guitarist Paul Avram shows his progress in learning jazz.

Event Dates
Friday / December 10, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Guitarist and composer Roy Ben Bashat will be joined by his childhood trio to present original compositions by Ben Bashat. The trio's music is influenced by traditional and modern jazz, American and Israeli folk, and classical music.

Event Dates
Wednesday / December 8, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Canceled
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

The Chet Atkins Guitar Ensemble, under the direction of Bob Stanton, will perform holiday songs. The group also will perform originals and arrangements of classic, fingerstyle songs.

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