Associate Professor of Music in Composition and Music Theory Ketty Nez spent last fall in Hungary, teaching contemporary orchestration and musical analysis to advanced composers at the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, working with international musicians, and meeting esteemed composer György Kurtág (all through a Fulbright Award).
Missy Mazzoli (BUTI’98, CFA’02) is one of America’s preeminent composers, Time Out New York calls her “Brooklyn’s post-millennial Mozart,” and she’s fighting to improve the path for women in classical music.
World-renowned composer-performer Ken Amis (Lecturer in Music, Tuba) reflects on his career journey of performing, teaching, and writing.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 / firstname.lastname@example.org Laurel Homer: (t) 617.353.8783 / (c) 617.306.7700 / email@example.com Boston University Center for New Music Announces Artist in […]
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 […]
Benjamin Low, CFA BM ‘17, was recently selected as a semi-finalist in The Choral Project’s 6th annual Choral Competition for his piece Oom Ji Ji. Low is a double major in voice performance and composition and a student of Professor Ketty Nez. Te Hu, CFA PD ‘17, was selected to attend the iSING! International Young […]