Category: Piano

Renowned Pianist, Martha Argerich, Visits Boston University

This past Monday Boston University School of Music had the extraordinary privilege of hosting renowned pianist Martha Argerich in a private master class with about a dozen of our piano performance majors. Arranged by department chair Gila Goldstein, Ms. Argerich listened to students from each teaching studio, and gave generous comments to the assembled group […]

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CFA Masters Student Wins First Prize in Best Haydn Performance

Jiahui Yu is a first year Masters of Music student at the Boston University College of Fine Arts, where she studies with Gila Goldstein. She recently won first prize in her age category (23-25 years old) at the Great Composers Competition’s Best Haydn Performance! Great Composers Competition is a series of international music competitions for […]

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CFA Freshman Wins Second Prize in Best Schubert Performance

Lydia Melnikov is a freshman piano performance major at the Boston University College of Fine Arts, where she studies with Gila Goldstein. She recently won second prize in her age category (17-19 years old) at the Great Composers Competition’s Best Schubert performance! Great Composers Competition is a series of international music competitions for young performers. […]

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Classical Gaming

Ivan Linn Fuses Classical Music with Video Games. by Sydney Narvaez (COM ’19) and Priscilla Valdez (COM ’19) Classical pianist and CFA DMA candidate, Ivan Linn, both embraces and defies tradition. As a composer for one of the best-selling videogame franchises, Final Fantasy, Linn has bridged the world of classical to a realm of unreality, […]

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Two BU students FINALISTS in Dallas International Piano Competition 2017

The Dallas International Piano Competition (DIPC) is presented by the Dallas Chamber Symphony (DCS) in partnership with the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in celebration of the piano and its extensive repertoire, while offering important performance opportunities to aspiring young performers from around the globe. Held annually in Dallas, Texas, […]

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Leon Bernsdorf, SOM Alum, Wins 3rd Prize in Liszt Ferenc International Piano Competition

  Leon Bernsdorf, CFA ’14 & ’16, won third prize at the Fourteenth Liszt Ferenc International Piano Competition in Budapest, Hungary on September 11, 2016. Bernsdorf completed a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance in  2014, followed by a Master of Music in Piano Performance in 2016. During his time at Boston University, Bernsdorf studied with […]

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Faculty Performs all-Beethoven Program

Join our distinguished faculty member Pavel Nersessian as he performs works by Beethoven. This event is free and open to the public. Date, Time & Place November 8th @ 8:00 PM Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston MA   Repertoire Ludwig van Beethoven  

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