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
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Latin Grammy–nominated accordionist and singer-songwriter Gregorio Uribe '07 celebrates the release of his book El Llamado (Abisinia Editorial) in combination with songs from his third album Hombre Absurdo

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

The Miles Karlin Ensemble will perform original jazz-fusion music, along with new arrangements of their favorite standards.

Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Alejandro Santos PD ’95, a flutist, arranger, and composer from Argentina, will showcase his compositions for flute ensemble and rhythm section, blending traditional South American rhythms such as zamba, malambo, tango, candombe, and bossa nova with modern jazz. 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

An open mic showcasing hip-hop musicians and artists from the Berklee College of Music campus and greater Boston community.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Theater Division Faculty Katya Stanislavskaya presents an evening of original musical theater songs. Featuring performances by students and faculty, the subjects span from immigration to female empowerment to dating while at a retirement home.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Between head-nodding grooves and meaningful melodies, Ferran’s music blends contemporary jazz with Central European harmony, his Mediterranean origins, and his love of music from all corners of the globe. The common denominator is his deep roots in improvised Black American music. Ferran offers a unique, entertaining, and encompassing show.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Join us for an extraordinary concert showcasing the rich heritage of Cuban piano music spanning from the 1700s to the present day. 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

The Sangmin Jung Group, an improvisational jazz ensemble, will perform original pieces with different instruments and styles.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Ear Training Department annual concert featuring the ear training faculty in various ensembles and styles.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Students of Neil Olmstead will perform works from the classical and jazz repertoires in a solo piano recital.
 

Admission
Free

Past Events

Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Indonesian singer-songwriter Emily Sie performs a set of original songs to celebrate the release of her debut EP, "all the things i couldn't say". From walking down snowy Mass Ave to simply brushing her teeth and thinking there's more to life than this, Emily's songs paints big emotions with small moments.

Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Aidan Ward-Richter and their trio performs arrangements of some of their favorite standards in a trio setting.

Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Singer-songwriter Tim Liang perform a set of original compositions and covers.

Event Dates
Canceled
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Walhalla is a cover band led by guitarist Anika Mladineo.The band focuses on playing arena rock, such as Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Poison, and Heart. 

Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Vocalist Xiaohe (Grace) Gu will perform a selection of classical art songs, traditional musical theatre songs, and jazz standards.

Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

The Olson Pingrey Quartet (AKA the OPQ) is led by the husband/wife team of trombonist Randy Pingrey and baritone saxophonist Kathy Olson.

Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Alejandro Santos '90, flutist, arranger, and composer from Argentina, will present his works for flute ensemble and rhythmic section based on the rhythms of South America such as zamba, malambo, tango, candombe, bossa nova fused with modern jazz. He has worked with the most prominent musicians in his country and was part of Al Di Meola's group, recording on his album Flesh on Flesh.
 

Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

A special night of acoustic driven inspirational folk-jazz led by Assistant Voice Professor Julie Kinscheck, AKA “Queen of scat.” Vibrant vocals, happening harmonies, a slice of swing, a kick of country, unconventional scat solos, and a hallelujah! 

Event Dates
Canceled
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Renato Rocha will perform Brazilian repertoire by Milton Nascimento, Toninho Horta, Chico Pinheiro, Rafael Rocha, and Bernardo Ramos recorded with the groups Brasilidade Geral and Orizzonti.

Event Dates
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall (1W)
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

A look at the electric bass in contemporary Argentine folk music (rhythms of indigenous and African-American peoples of South America, etc.)