Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Oliver Colvin Interior

Located in the 1140 Boylston Street building, the Oliver Colvin Recital Hall is a venue at the heart of Berklee's performance action. The venue hosts hundreds of events each year, including faculty concerts, senior concerts, and visiting artist clinics and master classes. Most Berklee students lead their first concert in this hall and it is their introduction to performing at the college. Events are free and open to the public, giving the Boston community an opportunity to hear the rich and diverse talent that resides on campus.

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

Vocalist Chae Ryim Han performs a tribute to Korean singer-songwriter Yerin Baek. The performance will present covers and arrangements of Baek’s songs.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Friday / July 8, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Join guitarist Alec Fichtel and friends for a night of jazz, rock, and fusion.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Monday / July 11, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Wrapping up his time at Berklee, Peter Antinozzi will be presenting his own quartet with special guests performing music for the past, for the present, and the future. This concert will feature originals, standards, and modern classics.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / July 12, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Gavi Kamen’s compositions are performed by portals, sung by sound birds ripping fractals in time, space, and feeling—creation as remembered by stars. You are and will be needed. Come.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Wednesday / July 13, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Vocalist Daniella Ravelo presents a combination of original compositions and arrangements of tunes inspired by Latin boleros, pop ballads, neo-soul, and R&B.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / July 14, 2022 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Voice principal Rei Shimamura presents swing, bop, and samba. 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / July 14, 2022 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

JANIE is an electronic pop artist making her debut Berklee performance with music from her upcoming project release.

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

Original alternative rock music will be performed by the duo of songwriters/producers Amal Irgashev and Zackary Khoo. The performance also will feature songs by Royal Blood and Foo Fighters.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / July 26, 2022 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Singer-songwriter McKenzie Iazzetta performs as Trophy Wife, her indie-rock musical project. This recital will feature original songs played with her band in their first showcase at Berklee.

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

Past Events

Event Dates
Friday / October 15, 2021 / 1:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Please join Ableton's Matt West for a workshop on producing and songwriting with Ableton Live 11. Learn about a few of the most exciting new features in Live 11.

Event Dates
Friday / October 15, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Four legendary DJs battle it out in this year's most brutal, extreme, once-in-a-lifetime live mix. Utilizing the latest hyperpop, rave, and internet music technology, these DJs will change your life forever.

Event Dates
Wednesday / October 20, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Huazhou Wang and Benjamin Fletcher present FWD Vol. 1: Origins, an improvised DJ and live performance set in a techno/industrial style.

Event Dates
Thursday / October 21, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Bassist Michael Doughty presents a collection of original compositions and arrangements in the contemporary jazz idiom, featuring music and lyrics.

Event Dates
Wednesday / October 27, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Gabe Holmes performs an original set of instrumental math rock songs with his band, in preparation for their debut album release.

Event Dates
Thursday / October 28, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Bye, Son is a live electronic duo that performs genre-fluid music across the spectrum of modern dance styles. Started as a class project by electronica producer Cash and classmate Boba Lee, the project turned into a long-term collaboration strengthened by the duo's love for transcendental soundscapes and their unhealthy obsession with MIDI.

Event Dates
Friday / October 29, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Morgan Faw leads his new quintet, The Flame. 

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

Grant Heineman and company present an eclectic evening of hard-bop jazz, Americana folk, and vocal harmony.

Event Dates
Tuesday / November 2, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Russian singer-songwriter Arina Bagaryakova presents Otgoloski, a project combining jazz and folk music with poetry. This recital will feature original compositions in Russian and English.

Event Dates
Wednesday / November 3, 2021 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

American electronic artist H4RRIS performs a set of all original, genre-bending songs, pushing the boundaries of electronic and pop music.