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Programs: Music Performance

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

Photo Credit Stratton McCrady As cooler temperatures set in and autumn foliage becomes more vibrant, I reflect on summer 2018 with intense gratitude and look toward summer 2019 with my usual enthusiasm and excitement. The 53rd season of Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) was one of breaking records and expanding our reach. We saw our largest and most geographically […]


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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Ken-David Masur Conducts BU Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall

BSO Assistant Conductor Ken-David Masur leads BU orchestra in a concert featuring works by Joseph Haydn, Paul Hindemith, and Béla Bártok – Monday, November 21, 2016 at Symphony Hall. Boston, MA— Boston University College of Fine Arts presents the Boston University Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Ken-David Masur (BUTI’96), Assistant Conductor of the Boston […]


Charlotte Olson Wins Bugle Position in OGFDC

  Charlotte (Lotte) Olson (CFA DMA ’16) is the most recent winner of a bugle position in the Old Guard Fife & Drum Corps. Olson is a prospective Spring 2016 graduate with her DMA in Brass Performance (Trumpet), and also holds a master’s degree from the School of Music at Boston University. You can read more about the fascinating […]

School of Music Faculty Achievements

Karin Hendricks, an Assistant Professor in the department of Music Education, was newly elected as the national secretary of the American String Teachers Association. Hendricks will serve as their national secretary for two years, beginning in May 2016. Hendricks joined the Boston University faculty in 2015 and served previous appointments at Ball State University and […]

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Scott Allen Jarrett (CFA ’99, ’08) Achievements

Scott Allen Jarrett (CFA ’99, ’08) was recently appointed ‘Resident Conductor of Chorus’ at the Handel and Haydn Society. Jarrett will be working with Harry Christophers to continue to build the quality and profile of the chorus. Jarrett and Christophers hope to lead the chorus in appearances beyond the Symphony Hall subscription series. Jarrett will […]

Categories: Alumni News, Music

Hathor Winds Invited to Fischoff Quarter-Finals

The Hathor Winds were recently invited to participate in the quarter-finals of the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition.  Hathor, a woodwind quintet counting four Boston University alumni among its members, will be competing from May 6-8, 2016, in South Bend, Indiana. The Fischoff, founded in 1973, is the largest chamber music competition in the world. Hathor’s members include: […]

Emissary Quartet Invited to Quarter Final of Fischoff Competition

Colleen McElroy, MM’16, flute has been invited to the quarter final round of the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition as a member of the Emissary Quartet on May 6, 2016 in South Bend, Indiana. EQ is made up of flutists Weronika Balewski, Rebecca Chapman, Colleen McElroy, and Sarah Shin. Emissary Quartet (EQ) is dedicated to expanding the flute […]

Programs: Music Performance

Two CFA Flutists In Final Round of Pappoutsakis Competition

Two CFA flutists will be playing in the final round of the 36th Annual Pappoutsakis Competition. The finalists are Yoon Jung Huh (CFA DMA ’20) and Hayley Miller (CFA BM ’17), both students of Professor Linda Toote. The Pappoutsakis Competition, named in honor of James Pappoutsakis, is open to any Boston-area flutist enrolled in a degree program. There are […]

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