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Schools: Music

Castle of our Skins Residency

The Boston University School of Music Director’s Task Force on Antiracism and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Access (DEIA) welcomed Castle of our Skins for a residency on April 13, 15, and 16, 2021. Born out of the desire to foster cultural curiosity, Castle of our Skins is a Boston-based concert and educational series dedicated to […]

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Virtual Book Launch with Kính T. Vu & André de Quadros

  On March 5, 2021, Boston University School of Music music education faculty and book editors Kính T. Vũ and André de Quadros held a virtual book launch and discussion of My Body Was Left on the Street: Music Education and Displacement. This one-hour event featured stories told by contributing musicians, educators, and scholars who […]

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James Burton

Celebrated Boston Symphony Orchestra Choral Director James Burton joined Boston University as the Director of Orchestral Activities at CFA School of Music. He will also serve as master lecturer at CFA. In this new role at BU, Burton will be overseeing CFA School of Music’s orchestra repertoires, performances, and stewardship of the College’s orchestral education. “James Burton is […]

Schools: MusicPrograms: Conducting Ensembles Music

David Guzman

Hailed by the Tampa Bay Times as the “one to watch,” Colombian tenor David Guzman is known for his exquisite tone and impeccable musicianship.  He has been praised for his “impressive tenor, singing with force and ease throughout his range, with ringing tone at full voice, thoughtful in quieter moments.” (Houston Chronicle). Dr. Guzman most […]

Schools: MusicPrograms: Music Voice Voice & Opera

Brian W. Kellum

Brian W. Kellum has extensive experience as a string teacher and administrator in public, community, and private settings. He taught strings in St. Louis working with students grades 3-8 in the Ritenour and Parkway school districts, and in Atlanta where he taught middle school strings and general music through 2014. Kellum served on the faculty […]

Kelly Bylica

Kelly Bylica holds degrees from Western University, Ontario (PhD, Music Education), Northwestern University, Illinois (M.M. in Music Education with honors), and Valparaiso University, Indiana (B.M.E. Music Education, Humanities). Kelly’s scholarly interests are grounded in facilitating experiences that encourage music educators and students to challenge assumptions and develop critically artistic dispositions. Her recent work explores critical […]

Gareth Dylan Smith

Gareth Dylan Smith is active nationally and internationally as a teacher, speaker, researcher and drummer. Overarching themes in his research are eudaimonia, popular music education, and sociology of music education. Gareth has a keen interest in social justice in and through music learning, and enjoys exploring intersections of musicking within and without schooling contexts. Gareth’s […]

Hub Proposal Guidelines

All courses that CFA schools/departments wish to be included within the BU Hub must undergo a special BU Hub course proposal process. Courses considering creating a proposal should investigate learning outcomes for the BU Hub and determine what would be the best fit for their course. All BU Hub courses are proposed via an online curriculum […]

Mariah Wilson

Described as “a most versatile musician” with “exceptionally rare talent,” Mariah has established herself as an emerging conductor and performer in the Boston area. She currently serves as Assistant Music Director for Boston’s Odyssey Opera and Director of Choral Ensembles at Boston University. Her musical training began at age 4 at the Paris Conservatory on […]

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Carsten Svanberg Seminar at Boston University

Join us from May 31st to June 6th for the Carsten Svanberg Trombone Seminar at Boston University! Ten auditioned participants will have the chance to work individually with Carsten Svanberg and perform as part of a combined recital at the conclusion of the week. Seminar attendees will be able to observe masterclasses and attend performances […]

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