Category: Music

BU Today feature: 2020 Kahn Career Entry Awards Go to Six CFA Graduates

Originally published in BU Today on May 20, 2020. By Megan Woolhouse With the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown now in its third month, even the most talented professional theater, fine arts, and music graduates are peering into a professional void. Broadway is closed until at least September. Large galleries, concert halls, and theaters across the country […]

Categories: Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

Recapping the CFA Experience: Class of 2020 Edition

   Class of 2020 worked incredibly hard to arrive to this week. It’s been hours…days…years in the making. It seems like forever and a blink of an eye, all at once. As we celebrate BU College of Fine Arts Class of 2020 we recognize all the moments, big and small, that make up the […]

Categories: Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

BU Pep Band performs virtual fight song “Go BU!”

By Alex Ross (COM’22) Doug Darrah (CAS’20) sat in front of his computer with his tuba, troubleshooting video for a homemade tutorial. Darrah is a member of Boston University’s Pep Band— the group of 120 musicians responsible for the famous Terrier fight song “Go BU.” In the wake of the global virus that has forced […]

Categories: Ensembles, Music

2020 School of Music Award Winners

Following the end of classes and ahead of what would have been Commencement weekend, Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music hosted a virtual awards ceremony, during which faculty and administrators announced the 2019–2020 recipients of scholarships, awards, and prizes awarded to those graduating for outstanding excellence in the School of Music. Congratulations to all […]

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2020 Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Career Entry Award Winners

The Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Career Entry Award Fund was established in 1985 with an endowed contribution of $1 million from Esther Kahn (SED’55, Hon.’86). Each spring, students completing their last semester of graduate or undergraduate studies are eligible to compete for the award. This year’s jury selected Saskia Martinez, a 2020 School of […]

Categories: Music, Theatre, Visual Arts

BU Today Feature: CFA Ensemble Time’s Arrow to End the Year with a Zoom Concert

This article was originally published in BU Today on April 29, 2020. By Joel Brown For the members of Time’s Arrow, the new music ensemble at the College of Fine Arts, there’s an upside to performing on videoconferencing app Zoom, where they cannot truly synchronize sound, audio quality, or internet speeds. “The bright side of this […]

Categories: Ensembles, Music

School of Music Faculty Reflections: Remote Teaching, Week 4

Week Four, Remote Online Teaching In response to a Mini-Grant opportunity in the CFA School of Music, a group of faculty members is blogging each week on their experience teaching remotely online to their students at BU. What follows are the individual experiences of talented and dedicated faculty members as they adjust to new pedagogical […]

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Performing at TD Garden with the BU Pep Band

  Lucas LaVoie (CFA’21), who studies clarinet and plays tuba in the BU Pep Band, explains why he joined and where he enjoys performing most.  Learn more about BU Bands  

Categories: Music

School of Music Faculty Reflections: Remote Teaching, Week 3

Week Three, Remote Online Teaching In response to a Mini-Grant opportunity in the CFA School of Music, a group of faculty members is blogging each week on their experience teaching remotely online to their students at BU. What follows are the individual experiences of talented and dedicated faculty members as they adjust to new pedagogical […]

Categories: Music

A Piano Education Spanning Six Countries Culminates at BU

  When Tianhong Yang (CFA’24) was researching universities where she could further her piano education, BU stood out, “I wanted to come to BU to search for a different environment, to collaborate with other fields.” Learn more about DMA in performance  

Categories: Music, Piano