Category: Music

BU Alum Wins Solo Competition at 15th Annual Big 12 Trombone Conference

Zachary Hass (BM ’16) won the bass trombone solo competition at the 15th annual Big 12 Trombone Conference! The Fifteenth Annual Big 12 Area Trombone Conference was held January 12th – 14th at Texas Tech University in Lubbock Texas. The conference featured guest artist Charles Vernon, principal bass trombonist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Texas […]

BU Trombone Alumna wins 2nd Place for The American Prize in Instrumental Performance!

From the International Trombone Association Newsletter: Brittany Lasch (DMA ’16) has won second in the American Prize in Instrumental Performance, 2017-18, in the professional division. Lasch was selected from applications reviewed this past fall from all across the United States. The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit, competitions unique in scope and structure, designed to recognize and reward the […]

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BU Professor Wins The American Prize in Piano

Roberto Plano, assistant professor of piano, has been selected as the winner of The American Prize in Piano (professional division). Congratulations Professor Plano! Italian native ROBERTO PLANO was the First Prize Winner at the 2001 Cleveland International Piano Competition, a prize winner at the Honens, Dublin, Sendai, Geza Anda and Valencia competitions and Finalist at […]

Categories: CFA Newsmakers, Music, Piano

BU Music Education and the American Education Research Association National Meeting

April 13 – 17, New York, New York, 2018 In April, BU Music Education students, alumni, and faculty will have a strong presence at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association. AERA is “a national research society” that has as its mission “to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related […]

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Words and Deeds: Continuing the Conversation in September, 2018

Plans are already underway for the next Conversations Conference in September, 2018. Please plan to be on campus in September to experience the multifaceted dimensions of Boston University’s Music Education program. We are seeking volunteer organizers, facilitators, and partners in the field. Through workshops, presentations, and interactive sessions, the upcoming event is intended to make a major […]

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From Classroom to Community

Music Education students on instilling a love of music in others, one passion project at a time Spark Volume 3, Issue 2 | by Emily White Concert hall to clinic. Theatre to temple. Stage to street corner. As a wide-ranging and nuanced medium built on technique and emotion, music connects artist with audience in seemingly infinite ways. […]

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Sparks Fly: Music Festival Revitalizes Portuguese Town

Virtuoso Soloists Re-invigorate Rural Portugal Community Through Music, Spark Grant Spark Volume 3, Issue 2 | by Sydney Narvaez (COM’19) With the 2017 Spark Grant, six CFA students are bringing their love for classical music to rural Bendada, Portugal. This year’s Spark Grant winners, Inês Andrade (DMA, Piano Performance CFA’18), Edoardo Carpenedo (DMA, Piano Performance CFA’19), […]

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BU Tanglewood Institute: From the Director’s Desk | Fall 2017

From Hilary Respass, BU Tanglewood Institute Executive Director As we head into the busy holiday season, I reflect with gratitude on the successes of the previous year and look forward with anticipation toward summer 2018. We’re already receiving applications daily, and the BUTI office has been buzzing with excitement as we plan for what I know […]

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