Category: events

Visiting Artist: Gabriel Kuri

Visiting Artist: Gabriel Kuri Wednesday, September 20, 5:30 pm Room 303, 3rd Floor, 808 Commonwealth Ave. In Gabriel Kuri’s work, familiar things are caught in a semantic play. Kuri’s practice engages the language of found objects and materials (natural or industrial) to create a multilingual conversation. He accepts the socioeconomic conditions of his materials while […]

Categories: events, Visual Arts
Media Type: SculptureSchools: Visual Arts

Visiting Artist: Tom Sachs

Visiting Artist: Tom Sachs Wednesday, November 29, 6:30 pm Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Tom Sachs is an interdisciplinary artist known for his intricate, hand-built reconstructions of American cultural detritus. Utilitarian objects, luxury goods, artifacts from the NASA space program are combined and reimagined using makeshift materials, laboriously assembled by hand. Simultaneously playful and critical, Sachs’ […]

Categories: events, Visual Arts
Media Type: SculptureSchools: Visual ArtsPrograms: Sculpture BFA Sculpture MFA

Visiting Artist: Martha Rosler

  Visiting Artist: Martha Rosler Thursday, October 12, 6:30 pm Sleeper Auditorium, 871 Commonwealth Ave. Martha Rosler is an artist, writer, and activist based in Brooklyn, New York. A pioneer of American conceptual photography, video art, performance, installation and feminist art practice, she has had solo exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum […]

Categories: events, Visual Arts
Schools: Visual Arts

BU Students Shine at Songfest 2017

MM collaborative piano major Regan Siglin and BM voice major Victoria Lawal are pictured aobve with composer Libby Larson. After coaching her Margaret Songs at the SongFest summer music festival yesterday, Regan and Victoria were able to talk with the composer herself. BU SOM faculty member Javier Arrebola, collaborative piano, is also a faculty member […]

Categories: events, Music, Voice

School of Music Student Releases Debut Album

Nicholas Patrick Quigley (b. 1994) is an independent composer based in Boston, Massachusetts. Best known as a creative and interdisciplinary musician, he is also currently a teacher, researcher, and artistic industry consultant. Drawing on his childhood and teaching experience in cities, he aims to foster creativity and critical consciousness at the forefront of his praxes […]

Categories: events, Music
Schools: Music

BU MFA Students Debut their Work in Manhattan

Didier William and Josephine Halvorson, artists, professors, and Chairs of their respective MFA programs, have teamed up to present a selection of their students’ work from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Boston University School of Visual Arts. The exhibition, Playbook, comprises work across media by twenty-six, newly minted masters of fine art. […]

Categories: events, Visual Arts

BU Student Wins Boston Woodwind Society Flute Merit Award

Boston Woodwind Society supports a broad range of cultural and educational projects aimed at expanding, learning, and performing opportunities for students and professional woodwind musicians. BWS has established merit awards to honor the artistry and achievements of five legendary woodwind musicians. The awards are presented annually to outstanding young students hoping to fulfill their dreams […]

Schools: Music

DMA Orchestral Conducting Student Named Taki Concordia Conducting Fellow

The Taki Concordia Conducting Fellowship in was founded by Marin Alsop in 2002 with the mission to promote, present, and encourage talented women conductors at the beginning of their professional careers. It is our great pleasure to announce that Boston University’s very own Lina Gonzalez-Granados has been selected as the Taki Concordia Conducting Fellow for the […]

Categories: Conducting, events, Music
Schools: Music

MM student appointed to Naples Philharmonic Orchestra!

The Naples Philharmonic was founded in 1982 and in its first season performed four concerts as a chamber orchestra. Since then, the ensemble has grown in scope, size and artistic impact and now performs over 140 orchestral and chamber concerts, as well as opera and ballet, education, community and special event concerts between September through […]

Categories: events, Strings
Schools: Music

CFA Junior Named 2017 Presser Scholar!

Theodore Presser established the Presser Foundation in 1939 to promote the goals of musical education and musical philanthropy, through scholarship to promising students, and grants to institutions, projects, teachers, and music organizations. Jay Rauch ’18 was chosen by faculty department chairs in recognition of his achievements as a performer, a composer, a scholar, and a […]

Categories: Composition, events, Music
Schools: Music