Category: Winds/Brass/Percussion

BU Tanglewood Institute: From the Director’s Desk | July 2018

Photo Credit Stratton McCrady Wow! What an incredible two weeks it’s been at BUTI. As we conclude the Workshops and welcome students to our Young Artists Programs, I am struck by how the word “community” resonates throughout. The student community, comprised of young artists between 10 and 20 years old, hails from 44 US states […]

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Trumpet Ensemble to Play at National Competition!

The BU Trumpet Ensemble has been invited to the live round at the 2018 National Trumpet Competition! The ensemble, comprised of Michael Sullivan (DMA ’20), Matt Allen (MM ’18), Rob Wollenberg (MM ’19), John Johnson (BM ’20), Katie Raney (BM ’18), and Peter Everson (BM ’19), will be performing Professor Terry Everson’s arrangement of Els […]

BU Alum Wins Solo Competition at 15th Annual Big 12 Trombone Conference

Zachary Hass (BM ’16) won the bass trombone solo competition at the 15th annual Big 12 Trombone Conference! The Fifteenth Annual Big 12 Area Trombone Conference was held January 12th – 14th at Texas Tech University in Lubbock Texas. The conference featured guest artist Charles Vernon, principal bass trombonist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Texas […]

BU Trombone Alumna wins 2nd Place for The American Prize in Instrumental Performance!

From the International Trombone Association Newsletter: Brittany Lasch (DMA ’16) has won second in the American Prize in Instrumental Performance, 2017-18, in the professional division. Lasch was selected from applications reviewed this past fall from all across the United States. The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit, competitions unique in scope and structure, designed to recognize and reward the […]

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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 […]

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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