Contemporary Classical Music in the News

Bang on a Can Marathon composer Jonathan Bailey Holland feels right at home at Mass MoCA

Friday, July 27, 2018 The Berkshire Eagle

Chair of Composition, Contemporary Music, and Core Studies Jonathan Bailey Holland’s composition His House Is Not of This Land was performed at the Bang on a Can marathon at Mass MoCA. The piece was inspired by Cornelia Parker’s art installation Anti-Mass, which uses burnt wood collected from a torched Southern Baptist church.

A Composed Response

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Harvard Magazine

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland, the Conservatory’s chair of composition, contemporary music, and core studies, talks to Harvard Magazine about his compositions "Synchrony" and "Dream Elegy," which, he says, are meditations on police brutality against African Americans.

A First for Boston Conservatory

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 NECN

Cathy Young appeared on New England Cable News (NECN) to discuss her appointment as executive director of Boston Conservatory at Berklee, how the merged institution represents the future of the performing arts, and what it means to be the first woman to lead the school.

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