Percussion and Marimba in the News

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.

Rare instrument in the spotlight at Kurtág concert

Thursday, February 9, 2017 The Boston Globe

Alumnus Nicholas Tolle (B.M. '05, percussion), artistic director of the Boston-based Ludovico Ensemble and one the very few professional cimbalom players in North America, is featured in The Boston Globe ahead of two performances celebrating the birthday of Hungarian composer György Kurtág.