June 18 – August 12

As a student at BUTI, you become part of the Tanglewood continuum – a rich and expanding family of artists. From your peer musicians in training to teachers who inspire, all the way through to the TMC Fellows, members of the BSO, and rock stars in the field, you can see yourself every step of the way. All it takes is one summer and you’ll forever be a part of this community of artists, educators, leaders, and advocates. What you’ll all share is the Tanglewood experience. From BUTI to the BSO and beyond, your future is right here.

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No doubt about it—BUTI will deliver something you can’t find anywhere else.

Here, you’ll meet new people, pursue your passion (or discover a new one), and open your mind to the world and the people in it.

No matter where you come from, you’ll fit right in.

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Here, you can expect a transformational summer of music making and growth. You’ll step outside your comfort zone to challenge yourself, broaden your perspective, and forge bonds that last a lifetime. Like we said, it starts here. Together. Find your program.

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Get ready for a summer of discovery. Envision your future. Become a part of the Tanglewood continuum.


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Conversation: Joseph Conyers & Angelica Hairston

Bassist Joseph Conyers and harpist Angelica Hairston on their pivotal experiences at Boston University Tanglewood Institute and their passion for promoting diversity in classical music

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