Category: CFA Newsmakers

Boston University College of Fine Arts Soprano named Second Place Winner 2014 by The Metropolitan Opera BU School of Music and BU Opera Institute student, Katrina Galka, wins at the New England Regional National Council Auditions

Boston, MA – Boston University College of Fine Arts alumna and soprano, Katrina Galka, was awarded Second Place Winner 2014 in the New England Regional Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Jordan Hall. Sponsored by the Metropolitan Opera, the National Council Auditions Program, is designed to “find exceptionally talented opera […]

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BU Remembers Founding Director of BYSO Dr. Marvin Rabin (1916-2013)

Boston University College of Fine Arts mourns the passing of Dr. Marvin Rabin, former Professor of Music in BU School of Music and founding Music Director of Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO). Dr. Rabin passed away on Thursday, December 5th in Wisconsin at the age of 97 after a brief illness. Dr. Rabin founded Greater […]

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Q&A with Hila Landesman (CAS’13)

Hila Landesman (CAS’13) majored in Economics and Environmental Policy as an undergrad at BU, but like so many, she was drawn to arts electives. Hila enrolled in Site Specific Design with Professor Hugh O’Donnell, an internationally recognized artist and Professor of Painting at BU College of Fine Arts since 1996. Inspired by the course, Hila […]

Symphony World Series features two members of the CFA Community

When it comes to the Symphony World Series, The College of Fine Arts is happy to say that we have starting players on both teams! Congratulations to Karin Bliznik SOM ’06, who leads up the St. Louis Symphony portion, and School of Music Tuba Professor/Boston Symphony member Mike Roylance!

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Boston University College of Fine Arts announces Are We Listening?

School of Music presents symposium on music, change, and challenge — October 25–26 Boston, MA – The School of Music at the College of Fine Arts at Boston University is pleased to announce Are We Listening?, a symposium on music, change, and challenge — October 25–26, 2013. Are We Listening? A symposium on music, change, […]

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Victor Coelho, CFA Musicologist, guitarist and specialist on the Rolling Stones, will lead the Rooster Band in a tribute to the country music of the Rolling Stones at the Foundation Room of the House of Blues. The event, billed as a “Stones-Apolooza,” was organized by Bernie Corbett, the voice of BU hockey, to celebrate Mick […]

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Citizen Artist and CFA alumnus Daniel Han gives impromptu performance with The Philadelphia Orchestra on delayed airplane flight

When CFA alumnus Daniel Han and a group of musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra found themselves delayed on the tarmac for three hours waiting for their flight from Beijing to Macao as part of the 2013 Residency & Fortieth Anniversary Tour of China, the quartet decided to provide a “pop up” performance for the passengers. […]

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Boston University College of Fine Arts students presents Still Running: An Art Marathon for Boston

School of Visual Arts students, Luca de Gaetano and Taylor Mortell, organize Greater Boston community art project in response to the heroes of the Boston Marathon. Boston, MA – In response to the tragic violence of the Boston Marathon and the succeeding events the devastating week brought forth, Boston University College of Fine Arts (CFA) […]