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Supporting Tomorrow’s Musicians

Like many music lovers, Cindy Curme (CFA’76,’80) sometimes worries about the future of classical music. That’s why she’s one of the most generous supporters of Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI). She sees it as a critical part of the pipeline that is essential to developing the next generation of musicians. “Education is the key to […]

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From the Director’s Desk | July 2018

Photo Credit Stratton McCrady Wow! What an incredible two weeks it’s been at BUTI. As we conclude the Workshops and welcome students to our Young Artists Programs, I am struck by how the word “community” resonates throughout. The student community, comprised of young artists between 10 and 20 years old, hails from 44 US states […]

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BU Tanglewood Institute Performs at the Esplanade in Summer 2018

Boston University Tanglewood Institute Musicians to Perform as Part of Landmarks Orchestra Summer Festival on the Esplanade. The musicians of BUTI will headline an evening of orchestral and wind music by Bernstein and Stravinsky. Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)—one of North America’s premiere summer training programs for young musicians—has announced that the musicians of the BUTI […]

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Meet the Faculty: BU Tanglewood Institute

BUTI faculty are the backbone of what we do, and they’re leaders in the field. But they’re so much more than that. Enjoy these video profiles as you get to know these incredible people. Check out the full faculty list here. Jennifer Bill, Saxophone Coach, Young Artists Wind Ensemble and Assistant Director, Saxophone Workshop Penelope […]

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BU Tanglewood Institute: From the Director’s Desk | February 2018

Greetings from all of us at Boston University Tanglewood Institute! This time of year is always exciting for the BUTI team—applications are being reviewed and summer plans are being solidified—and we look forward to what will be another electrifying summer at Tanglewood. We will welcome an accomplished faculty drawn from the BU School of Music, the Boston […]

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Martin Messinger: Giving to Endow the Future

Martin Messinger, a managing director of the independent investment management firm Neuberger Berman LLC, is a summer resident of the Berkshires and a longtime patron of the arts. He helped Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) celebrate its 50th anniversary, in 2016, with a gift of $105,000: $100,000 to endow the Eastman Scholarship Fund and $5,000 […]

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BU Tanglewood Institute: From the Director’s Desk | Fall 2017

From Hilary Respass, BU Tanglewood Institute Executive Director As we head into the busy holiday season, I reflect with gratitude on the successes of the previous year and look forward with anticipation toward summer 2018. We’re already receiving applications daily, and the BUTI office has been buzzing with excitement as we plan for what I know […]

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BU Tanglewood Institute Celebrates 50th Anniversary

By Susan Seligson | Photos by Natasha Moustache Originally posted in the spring 2017 issue of Esprit. BU Tanglewood Institute, a CFA summer program for gifted high school musicians, celebrated its 50th anniversary August 6, 2016, highlighted by a concert for students and alumni at the Tanglewood Music Center’s Seiji Ozawa Hall. “It was the best […]

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