Choral Conducting News

Leontyne Price and Sutton Foster

Boston Conservatory at Berklee to Honor Sutton Foster, Leontyne Price at Commencement Ceremony

March 26, 2019 Tori Donahue

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Executive Director Cathy Young will present an honorary doctorate to Tony Award–winning actress, singer, and dancer Sutton Foster at Boston Conservatory’s commencement ceremony on May 11. She will deliver commencement remarks for the Boston Conservatory at Berklee class of 2019 at the ceremony. Legendary American soprano Leontyne Price will be honored at the ceremony, where Dr. Laura Kafka-Price, a close relative, will accept an honorary doctorate on Price’s behalf.

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Boston Conservatory at Berklee Announces Center Stage, a Curated Collection of Eight Innovative Performances

August 28, 2018 Tori Donahue

Boston Conservatory at Berklee proudly announces Center Stage, a curated performance collection that showcases the Conservatory’s dynamic range in dance, music, and theater, and spotlights the extraordinary talent of the school’s student performers.

Ken-David Masur and Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Guest Conductor Ken-David Masur Joins Boston Conservatory Orchestra and Concerto Competition Winner Yushan Bai

April 12, 2018

On April 8, Boston Conservatory Orchestra performed works by Bernstein, Ravel, Thomas, and Schumann under the baton of guest conductor Ken-David Masur, associate conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Victoria Livengood and Billy Porter

Victoria Livengood and Billy Porter to Receive Honorary Doctorates at Boston Conservatory at Berklee Commencement Ceremony

March 30, 2018

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Executive Director Cathy Young will present honorary doctorates to opera superstar Victoria Livengood (M.M. '85, voice) and Tony Award–winning performer Billy Porter at the Conservatory’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12 at the Berklee Performance Center. Both artists will deliver commencement remarks for the Boston Conservatory at Berklee class of 2018 at the ceremony.

Michael Shinn at piano

PODCAST: Inside Berklee—Michael Shinn

October 18, 2017 Andrea Di Cocco

In this Inside Berklee podcast, Dean of Music Michael Shinn talks about today's classical music landscape, what he hopes to achieve as the Conservatory's new dean of music, and how the merger with Berklee distinguishes and advances the Conservatory's excellence in music training.

Kim Haack

Kimberly Haack Appointed Deputy Chief of Staff for Boston Conservatory at Berklee

September 15, 2017

Kimberly Haack, who previously served as the Conservatory’s director of external relations, has been appointed deputy chief of staff for the Office of the Executive Director at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

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