Events

Event Dates
Tuesday / October 19, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

The Giorgio Albanese Group aims to explore different sounds and utilize them within the timbral alchemy of contemporary jazz. The group creates an energy and freedom that act as a blueprint for a musical performance, alternating between original compositions and reinterpretations of jazz standards. 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / October 21, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Presented by the Piano Department, this master class is offered to both performers and composers and will present perspectives on how to write and perform using odd meters. There will be a trio performance at the end of the workshop, led by faculty member Leo Blanco.
 

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 / November 2, 2021 / 4:00 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Described as a “brilliant pianist” by legendary saxophonist Benny Golson, Ms. Jeon has been featured on NBC’s “Weekend Today in New York”, and KBN, Korea’s National TV network channel. As a leader of her own band, Hey Rim Jeon & Friends, she has performed both nationally and internationally.

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 / November 10, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Chinese pianist and composer Longfei Li leads a sextet comprised of young Berklee talent, featuring Li's original compositions and arrangements of jazz tunes.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / November 18, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Faculty member Leo Blanco presents a second workshop/recital focused on odd meters. He will demonstrate exercises for performers and writers about using unusual time signatures in a musical way. 
 

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 / November 22, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Harold is a Cuban pianist who will perform some of his original compositions, mixing rhythms from his country with jazz.

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 / November 30, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Danny Darress, a jazz musician from Long Island, New York, performs original compositions, as well as arrangements of some of your favorite tunes. 
 

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 / December 9, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

As a graduating senior studying jazz composition, Cindy Yin presents original works from throughout her time at Berklee, as well as tunes that are very close to her heart. With a sincere and grateful heart, Cindy awaits more challenge and adventure. 

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 / December 13, 2021 / 1:30 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Second-year performance majors in the Piano Department come together to perform a solo piece of their choice. 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Monday / December 13, 2021 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Harold Charon will perform some of his original compositions, influenced by Latin music and jazz, with a little classical flair.

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
Thursday / October 14, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Internationally acclaimed keyboardist Steve Hunt (Allan Holdsworth, Stanley Clarke, Virgil Donati) has teamed up with Albanian powerhouse bassist Ervin Dhimo, and virtuoso drummer Jovol Bell to create a new, energetic, and exciting power trio called Elektrik Market. This group brings the listener on a thrilling, psychedelic musical journey with harmonious arrangements full of soaring, dynamic textures and colors, all laid upon a foundation of funk and groove. The show—without a doubt—leaves spectators craving more.
 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / October 5, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
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.

Event Dates
Wednesday / July 28, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

South Korean pianist Junghwan Kim performs a set of original songs and covers in different styles.

Event Dates
Tuesday / July 6, 2021 / 5:30 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

Pianist and composer Lorenzo Bellini presents a set of compositions shaped for an innovative jazz trio.
 

Event Dates
Friday / June 25, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

Cesare Panizzi (piano), Guilhem Fourty (drums), and Nick Isherwood (bass) present a jazz trio performance that will feature standards and original compositions.
 

Event Dates
Wednesday / June 9, 2021 / 5:30 pm
Canceled
Venue
Virtual Event

New singer-songwriter Māzie presents A Māzie Moment, an intimate set featuring arrangements of covers and a possible new single release.

Event Dates
Friday / April 9, 2021 / 5:00 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

Shinya Lin's senior recital will feature solo piano performances as well as performances in a band setting. 

Event Dates
Friday / April 2, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

Camila Cortina and her band will present a dynamic set of original compositions and arrangements of standards, including the work of female jazz composers. 

Event Dates
Tuesday / February 16, 2021 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from 2017, Piano Department faculty members perform in two-piano settings, as well as other duo settings.

Event Dates
Tuesday / December 15, 2020 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate

In this video rewind from 2017, composer and pianist Seulah Noh shares her original jazz compositions and arrangements, accompanied by her fusion jazz group.

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