Berklee Signature Series: Singer's Showcase
December 2, 2010
The 2010 Berklee College of Music Signature Series announces a fall season that embraces the college’s global community and Boston’s diverse musical tastes. The monthly series of concerts from September to December includes Paula Cole (9/24), Ron Carter (10/14), Jorge Drexler (11/18), and the annual Singers Showcase spotlighting the Beatles’ Abbey Road (12/2). Many of the performances will feature Berklee faculty and students. Concerts take place at the Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave., Boston. All shows start at 8:15 p.m. For information on these and all other fall concerts call 617-747-2261, or visit Berklee.edu/events. The venue is wheelchair accessible. Tickets for the Signature Series go on sale August 20 at Ticketmaster.com and the Berklee Performance Center Box Office. Tickets for all shows are $15 and $10, except for Paula Cole, which are $36 and $26. A special Signature Series package for all four shows is $65, also at Ticketmaster.com and the Berklee Box Office. December 2 - Singers Showcase: The Other Side of Abbey Road. The annual Singers Showcase highlights some of Berklee’s most talented vocalists. Featured singers don’t easily earn the spotlight – auditions attract more than 100 students vying for a place in the program. Alumni Paula Cole, Lalah Hathaway, Susan Tedeschi, Gillian Welch, and American Idol contestant Ashley Rodriguez have all performed in Singers Showcase. For this installment, singers will present a jukebox of pop, r&b, Latin, blues, jazz, and folk tunes in the first half of the concert, followed by a set comprised of selections from the Beatles’ Abbey Road, the first time the Showcase has focused on a specific album.