Celebrated cellist Rhonda Rider, whose musicianship has been called "extraordinarily expressive and inventive" by The Boston Globe, has been named chair of the string department at Boston Conservatory.
Boston Conservatory alumnus Jonathon Heyward (B.M. '14, cello) was announced as the First Prize winner of the 54th International Competition for Young Conductors at the Besançon Music Festival in Northeastern France.
Boston Conservatory faculty member Sharan Leventhal (violin) will be teaching in the Conservatory's new M.M. in Contemporary Classical Music Performance program. Read her thoughts on the genre and what to expect in the new program.