School of Music News

Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music, Opera Institute, and School of Theatre present Florencia en el Amazonas

January 13th, 2014 in CFA, Music, Opera.

Daniel Catán’s opera about love, redemption, and transformation, February 20-23 Boston, MA – Boston University College of Fine Arts presents Florencia en el Amazonas, the second opera composed by Daniel Catán. Produced by BU School of Music, Opera Institute, and School of Theatre, the production runs February 20-23, 2013 at the... More

Boston University Pep Band Returns to Frozen Fenway

January 9th, 2014 in CFA, Music.

University musicians to perform at BU/UMaine Hockey Game on Saturday, January 11 Boston, MA – The Boston University Pep Band will be traveling to Fenway Park this Saturday, January 11, to support Boston University Hockey as the Terrier team faces off against University of Maine. The event, part of Boston University’s... More

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

December 13th, 2013 in CFA, CFA Newsmakers, Music.

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... More

Boston University College of Fine Arts presents Amahl and the Night Visitors

December 5th, 2013 in CFA, Music.

Boston University Opera Institute, Chamber Orchestra, and Women of the Chamber Chorus present an evening of Holiday Masterworks, Saturday, December 7 Boston, MA – Boston University Opera Institute, Chamber Orchestra, and Women of the Chamber Chorus announces an evening of Holiday Masterworks to be presented Saturday, December 7 at Boston University’s... More

Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music Presents Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus at Symphony Hall

November 12th, 2013 in CFA, Music.

Conducted by Ann Howard Jones, BU performs music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Francis Poulenc, and Charles Ives at Boston’s Symphony Hall — Monday, November 18 Boston, MA – On Monday, November 18, the School of Music at the College of Fine Arts (CFA) at Boston University will perform the first of... More

Boston University College of Fine Arts presents Anthony di Bonaventura Memorial Concert

October 24th, 2013 in CFA, Music.

A celebration of the life of a beloved pianist and teacher — October 29 Boston, MA – The School of Music at the College of Fine Arts at Boston University is pleased to present the Anthony di Bonaventura Memorial Concert in memory of beloved School of Music Professor Anthony di Bonaventura... More

Symphony World Series features two members of the CFA Community

October 24th, 2013 in CFA, CFA Newsmakers, Music.

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!

Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music Opera Institute and School of Theatre present 17th Annual Fall Fringe Festival

September 23rd, 2013 in CFA, Music, Opera, Theatre.

Featuring new or rarely performed significant works in the opera and theatre repertoire, October 4–27 Boston, MA – For 17 years, the Boston University College of Fine Arts annual Fringe Festival has been a popular fixture in CFA’s fall event schedule. A collaboration between the School of Music Opera Institute and... More

Boston University College of Fine Arts announces Wagner in Context

September 19th, 2013 in CFA, Music.

School of Music celebrates bicentennial birthday of Richard Wagner through lectures, roundtable discussions, conversations, and film screenings — a month-long exploration, September 30–October 23 Boston, MA – In celebration of the bicentennial birthday of Richard Wagner, one of the most important and controversial European figures of the nineteenth century, the School... More

Boston University College of Fine Arts announces Global Music Lunchtime Concert Series

September 17th, 2013 in CFA, Music.

CFA’s School of Music and Department of Musicology and Ethnomusicology partner with BU Arts Initiative to present two Fall 2013 concerts by internationally renowned musical groups Boston, MA – The Department of Musicology and Ethnomusicology at the School of Music at the College of Fine Arts at Boston University in collaboration... More