Rare instrument in the spotlight at Kurtág concert

Thursday, February 9, 2017 The Boston Globe

Alumnus Nicholas Tolle (B.M. '05, percussion), artistic director of the Boston-based Ludovico Ensemble and one the very few professional cimbalom players in North America, is featured in The Boston Globe ahead of two performances celebrating the birthday of Hungarian composer György Kurtág.

'Come From Away' Tops Helen Hayes Nominations

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Playbill

Among the nominees included in Playbill’s announcement for the 2017 Helen Hayes Awards are current student J.P. Coletta (B.F.A. '18, musical theater) for Million Dollar Quartet and alumni Chad Kimball (B.F.A. '99, musical theater) for Come From Away and Liam Forde (B.F.A. '11, musical theater) for Hand to God.

Meriden native gaining recognition in the opera world

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 Record-Journal

Gabriella Reyes (B.M. '16, voice) talks to Record-Journal about winning first place in the prestigious Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in the New England Region and moving on to the semifinals at New York’s Metropolitan Opera.

First job makes 'Once' star appreciate career path even more

Monday, January 23, 2017 Sioux City Journal

Mackenzie Lesser-Roy (B.F.A. '17, musical theater) talks about the demands and rewards of working on a touring production of the Tony Award-winning show Once and how her starring role as "Girl" draws on both her high school physics teacher and her training as a pianist.

La Plata cellist to perform solo with Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Friday, January 6, 2017 Maryland Independent

La Plata native and Boston Conservatory cellist Nathaniel Taylor (B.M. '15, G.P.D. '17, cello) wins the school's annual concerto competition to perform as the soloist on Elgar's Cello Concerto with the Boston Conservatory Orchestra. Taylor is the first cellist to win this prestigious competition in a decade.


Actor De'Lon Grant Talks 'The Scottsboro Boys'

Thursday, January 5, 2017 EDGE Media Network

EDGE Media Network interviews theater alumnus De'Lon Grant (M.F.A. '09, musical theater) about his star-worthy role in the play The Scottsboro Boys, which critics praised as an "extraordinary dramatic presence" and "the heart of the show."

Turning Shakespeare on his ear

Thursday, January 5, 2017 The Lowell Sun

Theater alumnus and Broadway star Josh Grisetti (B.F.A. '04, musical theater) talks about his role in Something Rotten, a new musical comedy by brothers Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell about two playwrights stuck in the shadow of Renaissance rock star Will Shakespeare.