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.

Conservatory String Students Among the 2017 MA-ASTA Masters Solo Competition Winners

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 American String Teachers Association Massachusetts Chapter

Two Conservatory students received awards at the 2017 American String Teachers Association Massachusetts Chapter (MA-ASTA) Masters Solo Competition. Elisa Rodrigues Sadaba (B.M. '17, cello) won Grand Prize and Montserrat Siles (B.M. '20, violin) won the award for Best Contemporary Performance, Senior Division.