Category: Alumni News

CFA welcomes six-time Tony Award winning producer Stewart Lane for 2016 Convocation Address

CFA welcomes back six-time Tony Award winning producer for 2016 Convocation address; Former Chairman of CBS Entertainment Nina Tassler to deliver BU’s 143rd Commencement address. The College of Fine Arts at Boston University is pleased to announce that Stewart F. Lane (CFA’73), six-time Tony Award winning producer and founder of Broadway HD, has been named […]

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Presenting the 2016 winners of the Kahn Career Entry Awards

Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Career Entry Award: Felipe Pinto D’Aguiar, a DMA candidate in Composition from the School of Music, Ghazal Hassani from the School of Theatre’s Graduate Scene Design program, and Leeanne Maxey from the School of […]

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Scott Allen Jarrett (CFA ’99, ’08) Achievements

Scott Allen Jarrett (CFA ’99, ’08) was recently appointed ‘Resident Conductor of Chorus’ at the Handel and Haydn Society. Jarrett will be working with Harry Christophers to continue to build the quality and profile of the chorus. Jarrett and Christophers hope to lead the chorus in appearances beyond the Symphony Hall subscription series. Jarrett will […]

Categories: Alumni News, Music

Hathor Winds Invited to Fischoff Quarter-Finals

The Hathor Winds were recently invited to participate in the quarter-finals of the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition.  Hathor, a woodwind quintet counting four Boston University alumni among its members, will be competing from May 6-8, 2016, in South Bend, Indiana. The Fischoff, founded in 1973, is the largest chamber music competition in the world. Hathor’s members include: […]

Categories: Alumni News, Music

Q&A: Rita Shapiro, Alum & Executive Director, National Symphony Orchestra

Q&A Jump-start Your Job Search: Executive Director, National Symphony Orchestra Alum and arts administrator Rita Shapiro gives career advice In our series “Jump-start Your Job Search,” BU Today brings you short interviews with BU alums who are leaders in their field, such as banking, advertising, tech start-ups, journalism, or nonprofit organizations.   They talk about […]

Categories: Alumni News, Music

Plans Unveiled for New Theater Facility on Comm Ave

Plans Unveiled for New Theater Facility on Comm Ave Sale of BU Theatre fuels CFA improvements. By Amy Laskowski Via BU Today A rendering of the proposed new theater by Elkus Manfredi Architects. Images courtesy of Elkus Manfredi Architects, Inc. Initial concepts for a new 250-seat studio theater and production spaces, showing a modern, steel-beamed, […]

Categories: Alumni News, events, Theatre
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BU to Perform Haydn’s The Creation at Symphony Hall April 4

Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus Spring Concert Date and Time April 4, 2017 | 8pm Concert Program Joseph Haydn, The Creation Emily Freeman Brown, conductor Jennifer Jaroslavsky, Gabriel Regina Morgan, Eve Francesco Logozzo, Uriel Erik Earl Larson, Raphael Young Kwang Yoo, Adam Location Symphony Hall (301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston) Tickets $25 General Admission; […]

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University Commits $50 Million for CFA

New spaces for theater and production, makeover of 855 Comm Ave By Susan Seligson, BU Today Over the next few years, BU’s Charles River Campus will see some invigorating changes along the stretch of Commonwealth Avenue that houses the College of Fine Arts. The University is bringing the theater arts program back to Comm Ave […]

Creating glazes from Ocean Floor Sediment

Seafloor Ceramics with alum Joan Lederman (’68) By Lara Ehrlich | Photography by Cydney Scott At the end of a long road curving along the sea in the Cape Cod town of Woods Hole, Massachusetts, a handmade sign points the way to the Soft Earth pottery studio. There, in a converted boat shed warmed by […]

Categories: Alumni News, Visual Arts