Strings in the News

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.

Local music students will lift their bows at LA music fest

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 The Boston Globe

Eleven students from Boston String Academy will perform with renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel as part of the National Take a Stand Festival, a prestigious music camp hosted by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Cofounded by Conservatory alumnae Marielisa Alvarez (G.P.D. '11, M.M. '09, violin), Mariesther Alvarez (G.P.D. '11, M.M. '09, violin), and Taide Prieto (G.P.D. '12, P.S.C. '13, cello), Boston String Academy provides music instruction to underserved children.