Alumni News

A Conservatory ensemble performs in Old South Church

Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble and Choruses Explore the Great Beyond through Contemporary and Traditional Works

December 09, 2019 Madison Spahn

As if composing a large-scale choral and orchestral work wasn’t already an incredible feat, composer and Berklee College of Music alumna Susan Botti B.M. '86 takes things a step further by sharing the stage with musicians performing her work. As the accomplished composer and soprano explained to Berklee Today, “I'm putting myself on the line just as the players in the orchestra are. When I'm a part of it with everyone else, something powerful happens with the musicians.”

Professor of Dance Kurt Douglas leads a student rehearsal.

Faculty Member Kurt Douglas Pays Homage to Dance Forebears in Limón Reconstruction

April 09, 2019 Madison Spahn

Each spring, the Boston Conservatory at Berklee Dance Division teams up with award-winning guest choreographers to stage world premieres and masterwork reconstructions in the school’s annual spring dance concert, Limitless. This year, alongside five other works, Associate Professor of Dance Kurt Douglas shares a treasured piece of dance history with his students—a reconstruction of José Limón’s A Choreographic Offering, originally performed by the Limón Dance Company in 1964.

coartistic directors of Bombshell Dance: Emily Bernet and Taylor Rodman

Taylor Rodman Receives Alumni Entrepreneurial Grant

June 19, 2018 Padriac Farma

Earlier this year, Taylor Rodman (B.F.A. '16, contemporary dance) was one of three recipients of Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s Alumni Entrepreneurial Grant. The award will partially fund the latest work of her company, Bombshell Dance Project, which is dedicated to elevating the female choreographic voice.

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