Strings 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.

Separating the 'Real Geniune' from the 'Unreal Artificial'

Thursday, November 1, 2018 Boston Globe

Conservatory faculty member Judith Eissenberg will perform Sofia Gubaidulina’s String Quartet No. 4 with the Lydian String Quartet. The piece features pre-recorded sounds, multicolored lights, and various extended techniques.

Amy Ahn's Voice of Silk Will Sweep You Off Your Feet

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 And-Strings.com

Recent Conservatory graduate Amy Ahn (M.M. '18, harp) talks about her debut EP, Mangoes, a personal work that showcases her talents as a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

In the classroom, she’s ‘a proxy for all African Americans

Thursday, May 10, 2018 Boston Globe

Conservatory alumna Rachel Jayson (B.M. '09, viola, M.M. '09, music education) is proud to break the stereotype of a suburban high school music teacher. Jayson spoke to the Boston Globe about her quirky aesthetic, her love for the viola, and her professional experience as a queer woman of color.

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