2017 CFA Spark Grant: Taking Entries!

For the fourth year in a row, we are pleased to offer CFA graduate students this exciting $1,000 grant opportunity. The Spark Grant focuses on empowering College of Fine Arts graduate students outside the classroom—supporting their efforts to kick-start a project or launch a fully-realized artistic collaboration. Winners will receive $1,000 to fund a project […]

Categories: Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

Guidance and Support Offered to International Students

The following article was featured on BU Today: “The situation is fluid. Be conservative. Ask for help. Don’t go through this alone. That was the advice to international students at the BU Town Hall Meeting: President Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration, which drew about 150 people to the George Sherman Union’s Metcalf Hall on Tuesday […]

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Trump’s Travel Ban Diminishes Our Nation

On January 31st, Dr. Robert Brown, President of Boston University published an article in the Boston Globe and BU Today that began with this bold statement: “The new administration’s executive order to temporarily ban people from seven Muslim nations from entering the United States is fundamentally inconsistent with the values that are the bedrock of […]

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Beautiful Music, Beautiful Life

Article originally written by Susie Seligson and published by BU Today. Since his daughter’s murder in December 2012, Jimmy Greene has inhabited the wearisome world of after. He begrudges no well-meaning, if tone-deaf, attempts at consolation. But “as long as I’m breathing, there will be no closure,” he says. A jazz saxophonist and composer, Greene […]

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Music Professor Victor Coelho in the Boston Globe

“Technology might seem antithetical for Renaissance musicologist Victor Coelho. But this lute player and early music scholar finds no discord in tuning for 16th and 17th century music scores with an iPad. A Boston University educator and performer, Coelho discussed integrating art with the latest digital mediums.” Read the full interview. Featured in The Boston […]

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BU Theatre Faculty, Students in NY Times

                “Learning to Act, but Hungry for Roles to Practice” “Sometimes in our field we like to tell ourselves that there isn’t enough room at the table for everybody. And there is,” she said — although someone might have to shove over to make space. “The people who […]

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BU Named Among Top Design Schools 2016

                      BU College of Fine Arts was named among Top Design Schools 2016 by Graphic Design USA.  GDUSA also listed Nyein Thu (CFA’16) among their list of Students to Watch 2016. Nyein Thu was born and raised in Myanmar (Burma) and is currently a senior studying […]

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CFA Hosts an Evening with the Legendary Doc Severinsen

Grammy Award winner Doc Severinsen, an American pop and jazz trumpeter widely known for leading the NBC orchestra on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson joined College of Fine Arts faculty and Students on March 31st to share stories about his career and personal insights on trumpet playing. Read more about the event in the […]

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