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.
Felix Aguilar Tomlinson(B.M. '20, voice) discussed his recent win at the annual Collegiate Vocal Competition and his performance with the Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra featuring the four winners including Hagar Adam (B.M. '19, voice).
Boston Civic Symphony’s Doura, Puccini, & Prokfiev program featured a world premiere by composition alumnus Daniel Doura (B.M. '82) conducted by Berklee College of Music faculty member Francisco Noya, and a selection of arias from La Bohème sung by voice alumna Gabriella Reyes de Ramírez (B.M. '16).
Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Sandra Piques Eddy (B.M. '94, music education, voice) recalls the first time she heard "Dido’s Lament" in a form and analysis class at the Conservatory—opening the door to what would become an illustrious career in opera.
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.
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.