Percussion and Marimba in the News

Sutton Foster to receive honorary doctorate from Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Boston Globe

Tony Award-winning triple threat Sutton Foster is adding another honor to her impressive list of accomplishments. Cathy Young, the executive director of Boston Conservatory at Berklee, will present Foster with an honorary doctor of music degree during the conservatory’s commencement ceremony on May 11.

Best Classical Performances of 2018

Friday, December 14, 2018 Boston Globe

Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble's performance of Paper Earth with Bent Knee named Boston Globe's best classical music collaboration of 2018.

Video Premiere: Bent Knee—“Paper Earth” (Live)

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 New Noise

Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble collaborated with the Boston-based experimental rock band Bent Knee to create "Paper Earth," a 30-minute, six-movement song cycle that made its U.S. premiere in Boston in May 2018.

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.