Signature Series

The Signature Series at Berklee brings Berklee students, faculty, alumni, and world-renowned, award-winning musicians to the Berklee Performance Center stage. From jazz to funk to Middle Eastern music, the concerts represent a wide range of genres for every listener.

Upcoming Events

 

Event Dates
Friday / February 26, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

Berklee's Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the Black History Celebration Committee present a virtual performance celebrating Black artists, reflecting on Black history while moving towards an empowered future. 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Sunday / March 7, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

The 2021 Great American Songbook concert will pay tribute to Carole King’s monumental and universally beloved album Tapestry, which turns 50 this year. Produced by Maureen McMullan ’09, the virtual concert will feature some of Berklee’s most outstanding vocalists, instrumentalists, arrangers, track producers, engineers, and special guests.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / March 25, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

Timeless celebrates Berklee College of Music’s 75th anniversary in a late-night show format with alumni hosts Shea Rose and Simone Scazzocchio. A faculty house band will take us through the musical history of this celebrated institution, with alumni, faculty, and staff guests. 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / April 8, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

Our 75th anniversary celebrations continue with a special edition of Singers Showcase, featuring some of Berklee’s most outstanding vocalists, instrumentalists, dancers, arrangers, track producers, and engineers. To curate the concert and commemorate over seven decades of extraordinary music-making, members of the Berklee community were invited to submit their favorite songs from 1945 to 2021.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / April 22, 2021 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

Tonight, we celebrate Berklee's 75th anniversary with a virtual performance from each area of the institution: Berklee College of Music; Boston Conservatory at Berklee; Berklee Online; the campuses in Valencia, Spain, and New York City; and the center in Abu Dhabi. Students, alumni, and faculty will share their talents as performers, producers, writers, designers, and artists. 

Admission
Free

Past Events Highlights

Event Dates
Thursday / December 10, 2020 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate

As the world eagerly awaits the 25th James Bond film, No Time to Die, prepare to be shaken and stirred as Berklee’s most outstanding lead vocalists, instrumentalists, and arrangers pay tribute to novelist Ian Fleming’s immortal and debonair Secret Intelligence Service agent, 007.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / December 3, 2020 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate

After the success of their Signature Series concert, The Show, held earlier this year, Rob Lewis ’94 and Ash Rodriguez B.M. ’10 are back with a new installment to celebrate Berklee College of Music's 75th anniversary.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / November 12, 2020 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate virtually.

In celebration of Berklee College of Music's 75th anniversary, Venezuelan artist Oscar D'León will perform a virtual concert with Berklee students.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / October 29, 2020 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Virtual Event
See description for how to participate virtually.

In celebration of Berklee College of Music's 75th anniversary, Terri Lyne Carrington, founder and artistic director of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice, and Danilo Pérez, founder and artistic director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, will perform a virtual concert with students from their respective institutes.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / September 3, 2020 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from October 2018, the Electronic Production and Design Department celebrates some of Berklee College of Music’s finest student electronic digital instrument (EDI) performers, along with special guests Laura Escudé, Rachel Z, Thavius Beck, Dan Freeman, Moldover, and dolltr!ck.

Event Dates
Thursday / July 2, 2020 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from 2018, the Bruno Mars Ensemble, composed of outstanding student singers, musicians, and dancers, performs popular hits by Mars, including "Uptown Funk," "Runaway Baby," and "24K Magic." The ensemble is handpicked and directed by Professor Tia Fuller, a former member of Beyoncé’s band.

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Thursday / June 25, 2020 / 4:00 pm
Venue
Virtual Event

In this video rewind from February 2019, you can join a global cast of students, alumni, faculty, and an array of special guests for an unforgettable evening filled with Dolly Parton’s greatest hits and deep cuts. 

Admission
Free
Event Dates
Tuesday / April 28, 2020 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The Berklee Middle Eastern Festival is a celebrated annual event that brings together guest artists from the region, as well as community musicians, students, visual artists, and dancers from all over the world to celebrate the music of the Middle East, the Balkans, the Caucasus, and the Mediterranean.

Admission
$15–$20 in advance / $20–$25 day of show
Admission with Berklee ID
$15 off ticket price
Event Dates
Thursday / April 9, 2020 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

While fans eagerly await the release of No Time to Die, the 25th James Bond movie, prepare to be shaken and stirred as Berklee’s most outstanding lead vocalists pay tribute to novelist Ian Fleming’s immortal and debonair Secret Intelligence Service agent, 007.

Admission
$15–$20 in advance / $20–$25 day of show
Admission with Berklee ID
$15 off ticket price
Event Dates
Thursday / March 5, 2020 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

The Show is a pop music spectacle, an electrifying live production of world-renowned hits by today’s biggest stars, reimagined by a superband of top-notch singers, rappers, and instrumentalists from Berklee College of Music.

Admission
$10–$15 in advance / $15–$20 day of show
Admission with Berklee ID
$15 off ticket price