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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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BU Tanglewood Institute Performs at the Esplanade in Summer 2018

Boston University Tanglewood Institute Musicians to Perform as Part of Landmarks Orchestra Summer Festival on the Esplanade. The musicians of BUTI will headline an evening of orchestral and wind music by Bernstein and Stravinsky. Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)—one of North America’s premiere summer training programs for young musicians—has announced that the musicians of the BUTI […]

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New CFA Dean Is Arts Historian and Advocate

By Megan Woolhouse | This article originally appeared in BU Today on January 22, 2018.  Harvey Young champions transformative experiences of the arts Internationally recognized theater historian Harvey Young, whose work centers on race, history, and performance, officially begins his new role this month as dean of the BU College of Fine Arts. Young comes to […]

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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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Jim Petosa commentary on the ARTery: Revisiting ‘Julius Caesar’ — Theater In The Age Of Trump

June 16, 2017  (originally published by The ARTery) By Jim Petosa “Ambition’s debt is paid!” So cries one of the conspirators moments after the death of Julius Caesar in Shakespeare’s play. It is uttered as a slogan, a moral summation to an act of violence that the speaker believes is as inevitable as it is […]

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BU Alumni Win Big at the Tonys!

Big night for BU College of Fine Arts alumni at the Tony Awards! Congratulations to Christopher Akerlind (CFA’85) for receiving a Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for his work in Indecent and Sue Wagner (CFA’97) for receiving a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical for her work in Hello, […]

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CFA Alum Finds Himself in the Tony Spotlight

Lighting designer Christopher Akerlind nominated for Indecent Members of the cast of Indecent, a new play by Paula Vogel, cocreated by Vogel and Rebecca Taichmann, now running at the Cort Theatre on Broadway. Play photos © Carol Rosegg Originally published by BU Today 05.25.2017 By John O’Rourke As one of the nation’s foremost lighting designers, Christopher […]

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Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) Announces Summer Programming

Boston, MA (May 16, 2017) – Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)—one of this country’s premiere summer training programs for young musicians—announces its 2017 programs and events today. The 2017 BUTI summer season, which will take place at Tanglewood and on the BUTI campus in Lenox, MA, June 18–August 12, features concert and recital programming throughout the Berkshires; […]

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808 Gallery Showcases Diverse Talent of CFA Grad Students

Annual MFA Thesis exhibitions: painting, sculpture, graphic design Erin Kerbert (CFA’17) with her sculptural paintings at the 808 Gallery. Published by BU Today, April 24, 2017. By Mara Sassoon. Photos by Cydney Scott The 800 block of Comm Ave is awash in color, and no, the reason isn’t just the spring’s flowering trees. Rather, it’s […]

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