Schools: Office Of The Dean

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 […]


Brendan Hoey

Brendan is the Director of Undergraduate Student Services, having previously worked with students on the Medical Campus at the School of Public Health. Brendan holds an undergraduate degree from UMass Amherst, and a Master of Science in College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University. In his spare time, Brendan likes to relax with family […]

Supporting Tomorrow’s Musicians

Like many music lovers, Cindy Curme (CFA’76,’80) sometimes worries about the future of classical music. That’s why she’s one of the most generous supporters of Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI). She sees it as a critical part of the pipeline that is essential to developing the next generation of musicians. “Education is the key to […]

Categories: BUTI, Music

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 […]

Categories: BUTI, Music, pre-college
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Ruthie Jean

Ruthie began her career as a counselor. For over a decade, she focused on working with college students on issues of adjusting to college, identity, academic success, and career exploration. Prior to joining the College of Fine Arts, she worked at Emory University, Boston University’s College of Arts and Sciences and Boston University’s College of […]

Andrew Caringi

Previously, Andrew worked at Vocativ covering global news items and human interest stories. He filmed, edited, and animated over 500 mini-docs and social media videos during his time there. In 2015 Andrew obtained his M.A. in Journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. While obtaining his degree, Andrew won the award for Best Editing at the CUNY Film Festival for We […]

Harvey Young

Harvey Young’s research on the performance and experience of race has been widely published in academic journals, profiled in the New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal and the Chronicle of Higher Education. As a commentator on popular culture, he has appeared on CNN, 20/20, and Good Morning America as well as within the pages of […]