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Programs: Music

Alexandre Abdoulaev

Alexandre Abdoulaev is a musicologist, conductor, arranger, and jazz and classical pianist. He earned his Ph. D. in Historical Musicology at Boston University (GRS’14), and holds a BM in piano performance and an MA in Musicology from the Catholic University of America (BTR’03, BTR’06). Alexandre is currently a Professor of Music Literature at the University […]

Marié Abe

Marié Abe is Associate Professor of Music in the Department of Musicology and Ethnomusicology, and an affiliated faculty at the African Studies Center and American and New England Studies Program at Boston University. Her recent book, Resonances of Chindon-ya: Sounding Space and Sociality in Contemporary Japan (Wesleyan University Press, 2018), is an ethnographic exploration of the politics of space and […]

Aldo Abreu

Recordings on Arte Vision, Koch International. Abreu has toured throughout the US, Europe, New Zealand, Central America, and his native Venezuela. First-prize winner of the 1992 Concert Artists Guild New York competition, and laureate of the Concours Musica Antiqua (Belgium) and the Premio Flauto Dolce (Germany), Abreu has performed at the Ambassador Auditorium in Los […]

Schools: MusicPrograms: Historical Performance Music

Vartan Aghababian

Composition studies with William Bolcom, Leslie Bassett, James Hartway, Eric Sawyer, Theodor Antoniou, and Sam Headrick. Dr. Aghababian was a film music editor with Triad Music at Warner Brothers Studios (Burbank, CA) and has scored several documentary films while continuing to compose on commission. His music is performed throughout New England, across the United States, […]

Schools: MusicPrograms: Composition & Theory Music

Kenneth Amis

World-renowned composer-performer Kenneth Amis enjoys an international career of high acclaim. Amis began his musical exploits in his home country of Bermuda. He started playing the piano at a young age and upon entering high school took up the tuba and developed an interest in performing and writing music. A Suite for Bass Tuba, composed when […]

Martin Amlin

Composer and pianist Martin Amlin has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Tanglewood Music Center, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, the St. Botolph Club Foundation, and the Massachusetts Council for the Arts. He was a recipient of an ASCAP Grant to Young Composers and has received numerous ASCAP […]

Steven Ansell

Student of Donald McGinnis, Vilem Sokol, Michael Tree, Arnold Steinhardt, Felix Galimir, and Oscar Shumsky. Principal Viola, Boston Symphony Orchestra, since 1996. Former Assistant Principal Viola, Pittsburgh Symphony; member of Music from Marlboro. Concerts throughout Europe and the United States as member of Muir String Quartet. Recipient of Naumburg Award and the Grand Prix du Disque […]

Schools: MusicPrograms: Emeriti Music

Edwin Barker

Principal Double Bass, Boston Symphony Orchestra. Former member, Chicago Symphony, Albany Symphony. Edwin Barker has performed and recorded with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, and with Collage, a Boston-based contemporary music ensemble. He is also a frequent guest performer with the Boston Chamber Music Society in Boston’s Jordan Hall. Edwin Barker […]