Category: Strings

Project STEP Hires BU Alumna as Artistic Director

Project STEP (String Training Education Program) hires new Artistic Director, Jin-Kyung Joen (DMA ’09). Jin-Kyung Joen, Artistic Director and violinist, has enjoyed a multi-faceted teaching and performing career on three continents. She has performed extensively as a member of I Filarmonici di Torino, Accademia Romana, I Soloisti Aquilani, and the Revere Piano Quartet, as well […]

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A conversation with Maestro Bramwell Tovey

New conductor talks joining the School of Music, expressing deep human narratives through conducting, and getting down to the music. Spark Volume 3, Issue 2 | by Emily White   Spark spoke with renowned conductor Bramwell Tovey, who joined Boston University as Director of Orchestral Activities this fall. Since 2000 he has served as Music Director […]

Studying the (Body) Language of Music

Originally published by BU Today. Samuel Kelder’s bow glides across the strings of his viola as his six-foot frame sways to the rhythm of Bach’s Suite No. 3 in C major. His body is loose, almost elastic, as he performs the prelude, coaxing his instrument through the complex arrangement with his eyes closed. Acquiring the […]

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GRAMMY Award-Winning Conductor Bramwell Tovey Appointed Director of Orchestral Activities

  Boston, MA – Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of Bramwell Tovey as Director of Orchestral Activities for BU School of Music. Tovey succeeds David Hoose, who led the program from 1987 to 2015. Tovey begins his new role at Boston University in the Fall 2017 semester with […]

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MM student appointed to Naples Philharmonic Orchestra!

The Naples Philharmonic was founded in 1982 and in its first season performed four concerts as a chamber orchestra. Since then, the ensemble has grown in scope, size and artistic impact and now performs over 140 orchestral and chamber concerts, as well as opera and ballet, education, community and special event concerts between September through […]

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DMA Student wins American Protege International Piano & Strings Competition!

The American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition 2017 was open to school students and adults of all nationalities and countries. All instruments, including piano, strings, voice and winds are welcome to participate in the Competition. This year, we are pleased to announce that one of BU’s own has won first place recognition in the competition […]

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BU Violist Appointed to the Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra

Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra (HPAC Orchestra) has been established as a resident orchestra exclusively affiliated with Hyogo Performing Arts Center under artistic direction of Yutaka Sado. During a three-year term, 48 international core members under the age of 35 engage in a variety of performance opportunities including full orchestra and chamber orchestra concerts, a […]

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Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at Symphony Hall

Boston University College of Fine Arts presents Boston University Symphony Orchestra & Symphonic Chorus Conductor Emily Freeman Brown leads BU Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in a concert featuring Joseph Haydn’s The Creation —Tuesday, April 4th at Symphony Hall Boston, MA – Boston University College of Fine Arts presents Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus […]

Performance by the JACK String Quartet

January 26th, 2017 8:00 pm CFA Concert Hall Join the BU community for an incredible performance by the JACK Quartet as they perform works composed by School of Music composition students! Deemed “superheroes of the new music world” (Boston Globe), the JACK Quartet is “the go-to quartet for contemporary music, tying impeccable musicianship to intellectual […]

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Hyun-Ji Kim (SOM) Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 Young Artist Music Competition

Hyun-Ji Kim, CFA ’12, was recently named the grand prize winner of the 2016 Young Artist Music Competition in Seoul, Korea. This was the 7th annual Young Artist Music Competition in Seoul. Kim is currently a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) candidate in Violin Performance and is studying under the tutelage of Professor Dana Mazurkevich. […]

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