Mary Saunders and Sara Goldstein

Beloved Faculty Member Retires, and Honors Her Mentor's Legacy

April 20, 2018 Samantha Burns

Voice faculty members Mary Saunders, who is retiring at the end of the academic year, and Sara Goldstein teamed up to commission a plaque commemorating beloved Conservatory voice teacher Iride Pilla­­—known as Miss Pilla—to be placed outside of Miss Pilla’s former studio in 8 Fenway.

Ken-David Masur and Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Guest Conductor Ken-David Masur Joins Boston Conservatory Orchestra and Concerto Competition Winner Yushan Bai

April 12, 2018

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.

Berklee students

Five Ways Giving Helps Berklee Students

April 10, 2018 Kimberly Ashton

Philanthropy helps fuel initiatives that give Berklee students the best performing arts education in the world. This Wednesday, April 11, Berklee celebrates this generosity with Giving Day, in which the institution is seeking to hit a goal of 250 donations, each of any amount. That money helps make a wide variety of projects and opportunities possible.


Victoria Livengood and Billy Porter

Victoria Livengood and Billy Porter to Receive Honorary Doctorates at Boston Conservatory at Berklee Commencement Ceremony

March 30, 2018

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Executive Director Cathy Young will present honorary doctorates to opera superstar Victoria Livengood (M.M. '85, voice) and Tony Award–winning performer Billy Porter at the Conservatory’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12 at the Berklee Performance Center. Both artists will deliver commencement remarks for the Boston Conservatory at Berklee class of 2018 at the ceremony.

And Speak I Will

Shakespeare & Company Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer in Residence at Boston Conservatory at Berklee

March 08, 2018 Tori Donahue

Boston Conservatory at Berklee is hosting theater luminary Tina Packer this semester as part of the institution’s 2017–2018 Kunkemeuller Artist in Residence program. As part of her residency, Packer will present And Speak I Will, a laboratory workshop exploration of sexual harassment through three works of Shakespeare, featuring the Conservatory’s sophomore and junior contemporary theater students.