In the News

Thursday, November 3, 2022
Leonore Overture

Michael Lewin, founder and director of the Boston Conservatory Piano Masters Seriesdiscusses the invaluable experience the 

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Recent Conservatory graduate Shelbie Rassler (B.M. '20, composition) talks to Billboard about the technological intricacies of creating “What the World Needs Now” for Virtual Orchestra, which was a viral sensation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday, July 15, 2019
Providence Journal

2018 Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame inductee and Conservatory alumnus Mike Renzi (B.M. '64, piano and music eduation) recently visitied the Hall of Fame to welcome the 2019 inductees.

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.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The two-time Tony winner, who will return to Broadway in 2020, will be presented with the doctorate in May.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Broadway World

The Museum of Russian Icons will present accomplished soloist and chamber pianist Yoko Hagino (G.P.D. '05, piano) in Mystery, Fantasy, and Resistance, a concert featuring selections from Alexander Scriabin, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Sergei Prokofiev, and Sofia Gubaidulina.

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Boston Lyric Opera

Conservatory alumna Melanie Bacaling (M.M. '15, voice) and faculty member Nathan Salazar have been selected as emerging artists at Boston Lyric Opera for 2018–2019.

Saturday, August 19, 2017
Boston Public Radio

Berklee President Roger H. Brown and Boston Conservatory at Berklee Executive Director Cathy Young talk with Boston Public Radio in their first joint interview.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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.

Friday, June 16, 2017
The Berkshire Eagle

In The Berkshire Eagle, President Richard Ortner discusses technology's role in reshaping performing arts training, and how the merger with Berklee provides new opportunities for students to thrive in this landscape.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe reports on the appointment of current Dean of Dance Cathy Young as executive director of Boston Conservatory at Berklee.