Category: Composition

Esteemed Alumna Named Composer in Residence of Chicago Symphony

Missy Mazzoli (BUTI ’98, BM ’02) has been appointed Composer in Residence of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. During her two-year appointment, Missy will write a commissioned work to be premiered in the orchestra’s 2019-2020 season. Missy has been called “one of the more consistently inventive, surprising composers” by the New York Times. Her music has […]

CFA Junior Named 2017 Presser Scholar!

Theodore Presser established the Presser Foundation in 1939 to promote the goals of musical education and musical philanthropy, through scholarship to promising students, and grants to institutions, projects, teachers, and music organizations. Jay Rauch ’18 was chosen by faculty department chairs in recognition of his achievements as a performer, a composer, a scholar, and a […]

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CFA Presents Spectral Music Festival

Boston University College of Fine Arts Presents Spectral Music Festival  BU Center for New Music conducts 10-day music festival showcasing early works by Grisey and Murail and recent works by Leroux and GF Haas — April 4 Boston, MA— The Center for New Music at College of Fine Arts at Boston University presents 10-day festival […]

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The Board of Directors of the Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University announced the names of twelve composers selected to receive 2016 Fromm commissions. These commissions represent one of the principal ways that the Fromm Music Foundation seeks to strengthen composition and to bring contemporary concert music closer to the public. In addition to the commissioning award, […]

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Artist in Residency- Fred Lerdahl

Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music, School of Theatre, School of Visual Arts   PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: September 23, 2016 Press Contacts: Brooke Yarborough: (t) 617.353.3349 / (c) 617.827.6392 / Laurel Homer: (t) 617.353.8783 / (c) 617.306.7700 /   Boston University Center for New Music Announces Artist in […]

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Another season on the edge with the Center for New Music

Boston University Center for New Music Announces 2016–2017 Season Schedule of events to include a residency with Tristan Murail, probably the most influential living French composer and composer-theorist Fred Lerdahl. There will also be to concerts and workshops featuring the Talea Ensemble, the Argento Ensemble, Sound Icon, the JACK Quartet, and electric guitar virtuoso Giacomo […]

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WBUR Artery Praises Boston University Center for New Music

The Artery recently published an article praising Boston University’s Center for New Music. The piece focused on the residency of Beat Furrer, including his lectures, coaching sessions, and performances given at BU and in the Boston area. BU has brought in many composers and performers over the years, including Olga Neuwrith and Du Yun, but […]

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Center for New Music In co-production with IRCAM — Centre Pompidou and the ICA/Boston present IRCAM @ BU CNM

A rare opportunity for U.S. composers and electronic musicians, IRCAM Conference 2016 to include concerts, demonstrations, and small hands-on workshops — April 25–29, 2016 Read a preview of the IRCAM conference in the Boston Globe The Center for New Music at Boston University College of Fine Arts is thrilled to present IRCAM @ BU CNM, […]

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BU Symphony Performs Faculty Premiere

Join the Boston University Symphony Orchestra as they perform the music of Harbison and Nielsen, and the World Premiere of faculty member John H. Wallace’s Symphony. David Hoose and Lina Gonzalez, conductors. This event is free and open to the public. Date, Time & Place Thursday, October 29th @ 8:00 PM Tsai Performance Center 685 […]

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