In the News

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Go Local Prov

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).

Sunday, March 4, 2018
Boston Civic Symphony

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).

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
WUWM 89.7

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.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Boston Globe

READ: After a legendary career as the national anthem singer for the Boston Bruins, alumnus Rene Rancourt (M.M. '69, voice) announced he will retire at end of the 2017-18 season.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

In addition to his current role as artistic director of Opera Santa Barbara, Conservatory alumnus Kostis Protopapas (M.M. '95, piano) will be the new general director of the organization.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Alumnus Eric Ferring (M.M. '16, opera) has been accepted into the Ryan Opera Center, the prestigious young artist program of the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

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.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Alumnus Michael Sakir (M.M. '09, orchestral conducting), music director of Opera Memphis, has been selected to participate in Opera America's 2017 Leadership Intensive.

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Broadway World

Alumna Gabriella Reyes de Ramírez (B.M. '16, voice) has been named a Lindemann Young Artist with the Metropolitan Opera for the 2017–2018 season. The program is considered the most prestigious in its field.

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. 

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