Events

Event Dates
Monday / July 11, 2022 / 7:30 pm
Venue
David Friend Recital Hall (DFRH)
921 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Ensemble Department faculty member Anastassiya Petrova, a pianist/organist, presents a program of jazz originals and covers together with her friends. Joining her for the evening are Eli Heath on bass, Tyson Jackson on drums, and special guests.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / July 12, 2022 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Organist Mealson Wang will take listeners on a musical journey using very wrong harmony and bad arrangements. A portion of the recital will be traditional music that might make all of your ancestors cry. Join Wang and enjoy an hour filled with humor and laughter. 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Friday / July 15, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Japanese pianist/composer/microjammer Hidemi Akaiwa presents compositions and arrangements she wrote while studying with the great microjam master David Fiuczynski at Planet MicroJam Institute.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Wednesday / July 20, 2022 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Composer/arranger Dahee Bae holds her jazz composition senior recital, playing jazz originals and arrangements.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Wednesday / July 27, 2022 / 1:30 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

The Piano Department presents its fifth-semester performance majors playing solo piano in a diverse range of styles.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Friday / July 29, 2022 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Blake Leigh and Friends present a night of swinging tunes and arrangements by Blake Leigh.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Friday / July 29, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Chinese pianist and composer Longfei Li, along with American bassist Evan Palmer and drummer Sam McCarthy, will explore a conversational approach to trio playing. Original compositions and free improvisations will be featured, as well as standard jazz repertoire.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / August 4, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Composer, singer, and pianist Matthew Miles (Matthew Nielson) performs his original compositions with a unique mix of contemporary jazz, R&B, and classical music, alongside covers of well-known songs and selected Goldberg Variations by Bach.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Monday / August 8, 2022 / 7:00 am
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Dominican pianist Rony Khoury performs a set of originals and covers in a combination of Latin jazz, merengue, and blues.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / September 20, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Rich Greenblatt (vibraphone) and Mark Shilansky (piano) lead a sextet in a program of original jazz from their new album, Green Skys.

Admission
Free

Past Events

Event Dates
Tuesday / May 31, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Pianist Liz Sinn presents a set of pop covers, original compositions, and arrangements, fusing together modern and jazz styles.

Event Dates
Thursday / May 5, 2022 / 1:15 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

This concert will feature selected students from the Self Accompanying labs taught by Daniela Schachter. Students will perform a song self-accompanied, using the techniques learned in class during the semester.

Event Dates
Thursday / May 5, 2022 / 1:15 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Hey Rim Jeon, associate professor in the Piano Department, leads a solo piano concert featuring students from her course, Solo Piano Improvisations of Keith Jarrett, as well as from her private studio. Students will demonstrate Jarrett’s improvisational techniques and improvise their own piano solos.

Event Dates
Wednesday / May 4, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Berk Recital Hall (1A)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Pianist Warren Pettey and bassist Kevin Barber will continue their performance with an electric set. 

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

Warren Pettey and Kevin Barber perform the first set of their two-part series. Part One: Acoustic is the first presentation of their favorite musical pieces in an acoustic form, featuring Kevin Barber on upright bass and Warren Pettey on grand piano. 

Event Dates
Wednesday / May 4, 2022 / 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. This recital is one of three recurring concerts at the end of each semester and is led by Laszlo Gardony, a professor in the Piano Department.

Event Dates
Wednesday / May 4, 2022 / 1:30 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

This concert will feature piano faculty member Tim Ray and the student pianists in his class—The Music of Jarrett, Hancock, and Corea—performing material composed by these three giants of jazz piano, as well as some of the standard material associated with Keith, Herbie, and Chick.

Event Dates
Tuesday / May 3, 2022 / 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. This recital is one of three recurring concerts at the end of each semester and is led by Laszlo Gardony, a professor in the Piano Department.

Event Dates
Monday / May 2, 2022 / 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. This recital is one of three recurring concerts at the end of each semester and is led by Laszlo Gardony, a professor in the Piano Department.

Event Dates
Monday / May 2, 2022 / 1:30 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

This concert will showcase classical music featuring piano combined with other instruments, as well as four-hand piano music.

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