Category: Alumni News

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
Schools: TheatreFeatured: Featured

The Symphony Hall Experience

In the final video of our Spring 2016 Symphony Hall series, we explore the common themes of our program as a whole including the influence of Vienna and the challenging nature of each piece. Featuring concert conductor Ken David Mazur Members of the Boston University Symphony Orchestra share about their experiences performing at Symphony Hall […]

Schools: MusicFeatured: Featured

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

Palaver Strings at Boston University Art Galleries

As part of our Boston University Art Galleries Residency, Palaver Strings will play selections from our Groupmuse concert Small Hours. Supported in part by an Arts Grant from The BU Arts Initiative – Office of the Provost Date, Time & Place Thursday, November 12th @ 8:00 PM Faye G., Jo, and James Stone Gallery 855 […]

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Schools: Music

CFA Mourns the passing of beloved Professor Emeritus Joel Sheveloff

To the wide community of the School of Music, A great spirit has left us, Professor Emeritus Joel Sheveloff. He died peacefully last night with his family at his side. I can think of no one else who touched so many students with his great wit and wisdom, who so brightened the light of knowledge […]

Categories: Alumni News, Music