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Expanding Space

CFA celebrates revival of recording tradition by Anna Whitelaw (COM’19)   On paper, the Boston University Wind Ensemble can be described as an assemblage of winds, brass, percussion, harps, a string bass player, and a pianist. Yet according to Conductor David Martins, musicians within wind ensemble have a different culture, and appeal to a different […]


College of Fine Arts community stages Instagram Takeover!

For the remainder of the School Year, we’ve invited members of the College of Fine Arts community, including current students, faculty, staff, and alumni to participate in a #myCFAtakeover. Using the College of Fine Arts Instagram, these individuals have offered an exciting a glimpse into the artistic life of the CFA community! Thanks to our […]

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New Frontiers, New Visions, New Music

Center for New Music looks towards the future with residencies and collaborations by Brooke Yarborough   Composition & Theory Professor Joshua Fineberg spoke to us from Berlin, Germany, where he is on a yearlong sabbatical. A powerful force for new classical music in Boston, Dr. Fineberg’s scholarship contributes to the School of Music’s longstanding commitment […]


BU to Perform Haydn’s The Creation at Symphony Hall April 4

Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus Spring Concert Date and Time April 4, 2017 | 8pm Concert Program Joseph Haydn, The Creation Emily Freeman Brown, conductor Jennifer Jaroslavsky, Gabriel Regina Morgan, Eve Francesco Logozzo, Uriel Erik Earl Larson, Raphael Young Kwang Yoo, Adam Location Symphony Hall (301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston) Tickets $25 General Admission; […]

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Symphony feat. Mihail Jojatu

Programming will begin at 7pm with a preconcert lecture by Steven Ledbetter and Benjamin Juarez. The Boston University Symphony Orchestra performs Claude Debussy’s “Martyrdom of St. Sebastien” and Richard Strauss’ “Don Quixote” featuring BSO cellist Mihail Jojatu. This event is free and open to the public. Date, Time & Place Thursday, February 11th @ 8:00 […]

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CFA Trombonists Compete Abroad

During the summer, trombone students of Professor Gabe Langfur and Professor Toby Oft participated in separate competitions associated with the International Trombone Association. The meeting of the ITA was held in Valencia, Spain. DMA student Brittany Lasch (student of Toby Oft) was a finalist in the Frank Smith Solo Competition. BM Junior Bass Trombone major […]

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2015 CFA Inspiring Young Alumni Awards

Join the College of Fine Arts community in celebration of alumni who have distinguished themselves professionally through exemplary artistry and extraordinary leadership. Uzo Aduba (’05), Emmy Award-Winning Actor David Delmar (’06), Designer & Founder, Resilient Coders Greg Hildreth (’05), Acclaimed Broadway Actor Featuring a performance by Arneis Quartet Saturday, September 26 5:00 PM Cocktail Reception 6:00 […]

“Devilry and Drink: The Virtuoso Thomas Baltzar (1631?–1663)”

Boston, MA – The Center for Early Music Studies at Boston University College of Fine Arts (CFA) is pleased to announce “Devilry and Drink: The Virtuoso Thomas Baltzar (1631?–1663),” a lecture by School of Music Professor of Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Patrick Wood Uribe. CEMS Lecture: “Devilry and Drink: The Virtuoso Thomas Baltzar (1631?–1663)” Tuesday, December […]

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BU Band Celebrates Opening of New Band Room

Unusual ribbon-cutting: Willy Tsai (CAS’15) (from left), Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore, College of Fine Arts Dean Benjamin Juarez, and Danielle Hibbard (COM’14) cut the ribbon on September 17 marking the official opening of the new BU Band facility at 300 Babcock St. The scarlet ribbon consisted of a string of band T-shirts. Photo by […]

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