Randall Zigler joined the Conservatory in 2019 as a professor of double bass and contemporary classical music. His work spans orchestral and chamber music, contemporary music (including numerous world premieres), and education. Zigler shares his thoughts on maintaining a multifaceted career, the changing landscape of contemporary classical music, and the importance of access and exposure to classical music for all ages and communities.
As Boston Conservatory at Berklee welcomes Saul Bitran to the strings faculty, the noted violinist and member of Cuarteto Latinoamericano talks about his passion for chamber music, his teaching philosophy, and his fondness for bossa nova.
Violin student Montserrat Siles (B.M. '20) spent the summer of 2018 as a fellow with the Tanglewood Music Center (TMC), the premier summer academy for emerging musicians.
Cello student Nathaniel Pasague Taylor (B.M. '15, G.P.D.' 17, P.S.C. '18, cello) writes from Tanglewood Music Center, where, as a 2017 Tanglewood Music Center fellow, he spent the entire summer as a full participant the Tanglewood season performing alongside BSO members and guest soloists.
Summer Spotlight: Jeremiah-Everard Barcus On Videri String Quartet's High School Composition Intensive Residency
Student Jeremiah-Everard Barcus (M.M. '16, G.P.D. '18, cello), member of the Boston-based Videri String Quartet, writes about the quartet’s residency at the Conservatory’s High School Composition Intensive (HSCI), where they have been performing HSCI students’ compositions.