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Boston Conservatory Announces a Hybrid Semester on Campus This Spring

October 15, 2020

Boston Conservatory will resume on-campus instruction this spring with a hybrid semester that blends in-person instruction and state-of-the-art online coursework. The semester will begin a week later and forgo spring break.

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Update: Boston Conservatory Announces Fully Remote Fall Semester

July 22, 2020

Boston Conservatory at Berklee announces it will conduct all studies entirely remotely for the fall 2020 semester, providing students with a rich and immersive learning experience that balances important experiential training with dynamic academic coursework, and allows for more individualized attention and mentoring from faculty.

Berklee Celebrates Class of 2020 as Commencement Goes Virtual

May 09, 2020 Tori Donahue

Boston Conservatory at Berklee honored Mikhail Baryshnikov and André De Shields, and Berklee College of Music honored Sheila E., John Legend, and Cassandra Wilson in a pair of virtual events on May 9.

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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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PODCAST: Silkroad Artists Bring a Global Approach to Boston Conservatory at Berklee

November 09, 2018

In this Sounds of Berklee podcast, Silkroad artists Cristina Pato (Galician bagpipes) and Edward Perez (double bass) discuss the collective's vision for education and its collaboration with Boston Conservatory at Berklee. And we listen to their song "Joropo-Festejo: Muiñeira de Chantada” from Pato’s album Latina, arranged by Perez.

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PODCAST: Vimbayi Kaziboni Brings Contemporary African Works to Center Stage

October 24, 2018

In this Sounds of Berklee podcast, Vimbayi Kaziboni, Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s new assistant professor of orchestral studies and contemporary music, discusses bringing his identity as an African conductor and composer into the program for African Voices in Contemporary Music, the Conservatory’s first Center Stage performance of the season, which will be presented by Boston Conservatory Contemporary Classical Music Ensemble: contraBAND on October 30, 2018.

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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.

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