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:

Presented By
Signature Series
Event Dates
Tuesday / October 19, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Berklee's Signature Series series continues with Guggenheim and MacArthur fellow, alumnus, composer, and jazz saxophonist Miguel Zenón leading a student ensemble at the Red Room at Cafe 939 in Boston. 

Admission
$10 Advance / $12 Door (This event is seated.)
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
$5 with Berklee ID
Presented By
Signature Series
Event Dates
Thursday / November 4, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Join us for a tribute concert honoring the inaugural Berklee Legacy Awardees—legendary artists Duke Ellington, Sarah Vaughan, Joseph Douglass, and Carmen de Lavallade.

Admission
$15/$20 advance $20/$25 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
$15 discount
Presented By
Signature Series
Event Dates
Thursday / November 18, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Daymé Arocena will perform a blend of traditional Santerían chant, jazz stylings, contemporary R&B influences, and Afro-Cuban music with Berklee students. 

Admission
$15 / $20 in advance $20 / $25 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
$15 discount
Presented By
Signature Series
Event Dates
Thursday / December 2, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Berklee students will perform Eilish’s music, spanning from her early Soundcloud releases to her latest album, Happier Than Ever.

Admission
$10 / $15 advance $15 / $20 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
$10 discount
Presented By
Signature Series
Event Dates
Wednesday / December 8, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02115
United States

Students from the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice perform with its illustrious faculty: Grammy-winning drummer/producer Terri Lyne Carrington, celebrated bassist/composer Linda May Han Oh, acclaimed pianist/composer Kris Davis, and special guest trumpeter/composer Ambrose Akinmusire.

Admission
$10 Advance / $12 Door (This event is seated.)
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
$5 w/ Berklee ID
Presented By
Signature Series
Event Dates
Thursday / December 9, 2021 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Join a global cast of Berklee students for an exhilarating evening of entertainment honoring the legendary singer, songwriter, actor, and author Tina Turner.

Admission
$15 / $20 advance $20 / $25 day of show
Discounted admission with Berklee ID
$15 discount

Past Events Highlights

Presented By
Signature Series
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. 

Presented By
Signature Series
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.

Presented By
Signature Series
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. 

Presented By
Signature Series
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.

Presented By
Berklee Signature Series
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. 

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.

Presented By
Signature Series
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.

Presented By
Signature Series
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.

Presented By
Signature Series
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.

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.