Category: CFA

School of Music Student Achievements

Benjamin Low, CFA BM ‘17, was recently selected as a semi-finalist in The Choral Project’s 6th annual Choral Competition for his piece Oom Ji Ji. Low is a double major in voice performance and composition and a student of Professor Ketty Nez.  Te Hu, CFA PD ‘17, was selected to attend the iSING! International Young […]

Categories: Music

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

Expanding Space

CFA celebrates revival of recording tradition by Anna Whitelaw (COM’19)   On paper, the Boston University Wind Ensemble can be described as an assemblage of winds, brass, percussion, harps, a string bass player, and a pianist. Yet according to Conductor David Martins, musicians within wind ensemble have a different culture, and appeal to a different […]


Artist Lecture: Rufina Santana on The Hero’s Journey

Spanish painter Rufina Santana will discuss The Hero’s Journey through her eyes as an artist. This artist lecture is from the series “Cervantine Stories, Quixotic Moments,” the College of Fine Arts and CAS Romance Studies Voces Hispánicas/Hispanic Voices in collaboration with Santander Universities Global Division and the New Art Center in Newton. The lecture will be […]


Opening April 29: 2016 BFA Thesis Exhibition

  April 30–May 6 Opening Reception: Friday, April 29, 6–8 pm 808 Gallery The culmination of four years of intensive creative study, the 2016 BFA Thesis Exhibition features work by BU seniors in Graphic Design, Painting, Sculpture and Printmaking. 808 Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Sunday 12–5 pm Open until 8 pm on Thursdays  

Categories: events, Visual Arts
Schools: Visual Arts

MFA Student Featured in The Boston Globe

Madeleine Bialk, an MFA painting student at the College of Fine Arts, was chosen to be featured in a Boston Globe article introducing emerging artists in Boston. Bialk was chosen along with five other students from universities in and around Boston for the article. Cate McQuaid, writer of “Introducing this year’s class of emerging artists,” wrote […]

Categories: Visual Arts

April 23 & 24: MFA Open Studios

Saturday & Sunday, April 23 & 24, 1-5 pm 808 Commonwealth Ave., 3rd Floor For one weekend, MFA candidates in Painting & Sculpture will open their studios to the public for informal viewing and conversation. In conjunction with the MFA Thesis Exhibitions, on view in 808 Gallery. Featuring: Kamal Ahmad Madeleine Bialke Andy Crusham Shane Davis Adam Eddy Ethan Kolwaite […]

Categories: events, Visual Arts
Schools: Visual Arts

CFA On: Collaboration

When it came time for Yui Kitamura (CFA ’16, Piano Performance & Music Education) to give her senior recital, she knew that she wanted to do something different. So she called on her best friends at CFA, Beverly Diaz, (CFA ’16 Theatre Arts Performance) Maya Carlisle-Swedberg, (CFA ‘16 Sculpture) and Yusi Zhou (CFA ’16 Piano […]

Categories: events, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts