Mayor Bill de Blasio and Berklee, one of the most prestigious performing arts institutions in the world, announced Berklee is coming to New York City and will make a home in the historic Power Station studios (most recently called Avatar studios).
Performing with the prestigious Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at its idyllic Tanglewood summer home in the Berkshires is a dream for any classical musician. For three Boston Conservatory at Berklee alumni who have been named 2017 Tanglewood Music Center Fellows, that dream is a reality.
Boston Conservatory at Berklee theater students, alumni, and faculty swept up an impressive array of awards at three recent ceremonies—the Elliot Norton Awards and the Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) Awards in Boston, and the Helen Hayes Awards in Washington, D.C.
Two Boston Conservatory at Berklee ensembles—the cello quartet BoCoCelli and the brass quintet No Strings Attached—stepped onto the national stage in a whirlwind two days in Washington, D.C. that included a performance at the renowned John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and a recording session at the SiriusXM Radio headquarters.
Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s 2017 commencement was, of course, a personal triumph for the school’s 245 graduating students, but they shared this moment with some of the biggest milestones in the Conservatory’s history.