Category: 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  

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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 […]

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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

School of Music Faculty Reflections: Remote Teaching, Week 2

Week Two, 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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BU Opera Institute presents spring 2020 season

Per Boston University’s recent announcement, all College of Fine Arts events have been canceled and classes have moved to remote teaching and learning for the balance of the spring semester and final exams. Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre announce the spring 2020 season of operas, beginning with […]

Categories: Music, Opera

The Art of Voice

  Douglas Sumi, Co-Chair of Voice, and Penelope Bitzas, Associate Professor of Music, talk about preparing student singers for performances and developing skills that will serve them in all walks of life.    

Categories: Music, Voice

BU Today feature: How Cambodian Music Recalls Ancestors and Brings Comfort

This article originally appeared in BU Today on November 25, 2019. By Art Jahnke.  Sixteen years ago, when Jeffrey Dyer first heard Cambodian music in the documentary The Flute Player, the classically trained pianist was captivated. Later, visits to the Angkor Dance Troupe in Lowell, Mass., deepened his fascination with the non-Western sounds and harmonies. […]

Categories: Music, Musicology

BU Today feature: CFA’s Victor Coelho Got Plenty of Satisfaction Editing a Book about the Rolling Stones

This article was originally published in BU Today on October 10, 2019. By Joel Brown Victor Coelho knows how to make a class sit up and pay attention: crank up “Paint It Black.” Heads bob and feet tap as the 1966 Rolling Stones hit booms out of the classroom speakers, Mick Jagger ranting as Keith Richards’ […]