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Can't Keep Quiet

Songs from Can’t Keep Quiet, a Musical Revue Celebrating Womxn Songwriters

October 07, 2019 Rachel Bertone and Anique Mercier

From October 10 through 13, 2019, Boston Conservatory at Berklee will salute women’s often unsung contributions to the American musical with the original revue Can't Keep Quiet: A Concert Celebrating Womxn Composers and Lyricists. Director Rachel Bertone (B.F.A. '07, contemporary dance) and assistant director Anique Mercier (M.F.A. ’20, musical theater) discuss the production’s creative process and offer a sampling of songs from the performance.

A student performs

A Singular Institution for a Plural World

July 10, 2019

The 2016 merger between The Boston Conservatory and Berklee College of Music marked the first time two performing arts colleges joined forces, setting off a powerful ripple effect of groundbreaking “firsts” across the Conservatory’s three divisions and the wider Berklee organization—not to mention higher education and the performing arts at large. We reflect on the joint institution’s pioneering collaborations, genre-combusting performances, and innovative learning opportunities through the lens of the question: What milestones could have only been possible in this unique space—the world’s most complete training ground for performing artists?

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