Boston University College of Fine Arts

A WORLD LEADER IN THE ARTS SINCE 1872.

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CFA DEGREES & PROGRAMS

With more than 30 programs of study, on-campus and online modalities, and a full range of undergraduate and graduate options, CFA educates artists, musicians, performers, scholars, and educators at all stages of their professional careers.

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WHO ARE WE?

With programs in MusicTheatre, and Visual Arts, Boston University College of Fine Arts offers a wide array of pre-college, undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs, as well as a range of online degrees and certificates.

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CFA Magazine

Making art and an impact. Discover the amazing stories of CFA's dynamic alumni and faculty as well as the innovation happening right here on BU's campus.

Read the most recent issue of CFA magazine, a special music issue in honor of 150 years of Boston University School of Music's educators, music-makers, and game-changers.

Stage and screen star Jason Alexander (CFA'81, Hon.'95) , who's busy acting on screen and stage, directing, and podcasting...Nicholas Brown (CFA'15), who's on a mission to make classical music more accessible... BU alums who are supporting experimental works and diversifying talent and staff to make opera more relevant and inclusive...and Paula Grissom-Broughton (CFA'15), who believes that music, and music education, holds the power to save us all.

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CFA's Latest Stories

Explore what's new in the ever-expanding world of CFA student, faculty, and alumni news and work.

Visual Arts

Creating a Visual Diary

With a photographic eye, Rebecca Ness makes intimate, slice-of-life oil paintings of everyday moments

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CFA Alumni

Super Animator

Jeff Wamester brings your favorite comic characters to life onscreen

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CFA Alumni

Conducting Change

Conductor Lina Gonzalez-Granados hopes to open doors for more women of color in classical music

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Upcoming Events

There's always something going on at the College of Fine Arts! Check out all upcoming concerts, productions, exhibitions, lectures, and community events.

Music BU Tanglewood Institute

BUTI Young Artists Orchestra Concert Cycle 1

Day: Saturday Jul 15th Time: 1:30pm Seiji Ozawa Hall
Music BU Tanglewood Institute

BUTI Young Artists Wind Ensemble Concert Cycle 1

Day: Sunday Jul 16th Time: 1:30pm Seiji Ozawa Hall
Music BU Tanglewood Institute

BUTI Young Artists Orchestra Concert Cycle 2

Day: Saturday Jul 29th Time: 1:30pm Seiji Ozawa Hall
Music BU Tanglewood Institute

BUTI Young Artists Wind Ensemble Concert Cycle 2

Day: Sunday Jul 30th Time: 1:30pm Seiji Ozawa Hall
Music BU Tanglewood Institute

BUTI Young Artists Vocal Program Choral Concert

Day: Saturday Aug 5th Time: 1:30pm Seiji Ozawa Hall
Music BU Tanglewood Institute

BUTI Young Artists Composition Program Concert

Day: Monday Aug 7th Time: 6:30pm BUTI West Street Theater
Music BU Tanglewood Institute

BUTI Young Artists Orchestra Concert Cycle 3

Day: Saturday Aug 12th Time: 1:30pm Seiji Ozawa Hall
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