Boston Conservatory student Shelbie Rassler (B.M. '20, composition) produced and edited her arrangement of “What the World Needs Now” for virtual orchestra, becoming a viral internet sensation in the age of social distancing.
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.
Boston Conservatory at Berklee Theater Professor Kevin Siegfried was thrilled to learn that his choral arrangement of “Lay Me Low” would be featured in the funeral ceremony for former President George H.W. Bush on December 5 at The National Cathedral.
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.
Ten minors from Berklee College of Music will be available to Boston Conservatory at Berklee students beginning in the fall 2018 semester. New areas of study will include psychology, visual culture and new media studies, American roots music, history, philosophy, acoustics and electronics, instrument repair, and three areas of English: creative writing, literature, and spoken word.
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.