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Highlights from Masterclass and Recital with Nina Assimakopoulos

The Boston Flute Academy (BFA) has kicked off its spring term in modern style. The first guest artist of the term was acclaimed interpreter of contemporary flute repertoire and Professor of Flute at West Virginia University, Nina Assimakopoulos. Assimakopoulos’ residence at BFA included a recital and masterclass on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013. Her recital of music […]

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BFA Young Artist Selected for the 2013 National Youth Orchestra of the USA

Elizabeth Sperry, an 11th grader from Chelmsford, BFA Young Artist, and member of the BFA Conservatory Ensemble is off to a wonderful new year of exceptional music making. She has been selected as a member of the 2013 National Youth Orchestra of the USA (NYOUSA)! The National Youth Orchestra of the USA is an auditioned orchestra […]

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Elizabeth Rowe Masterclass 2012

THANK YOU to BSO Principal Flute Elizabeth Rowe for a fantastic Master Class at BFA on Saturday, December 8th, 2012. Open to the public. What a great turnout we had for this event! Student masterclass performers included: Alexandra Conza, 11th grade – Excerpts from Dvorak, Symphony No. 8 and J.S. Bach, Aus Liebe from St. Matthew […]

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BFA Student Competes at 2012 NFA Convention!

BFA is proud to announce that BFA student, Elizabeth Sperry, is among 8 finalists selected nationwide for the 2012 National Flute Association High School Soloist Competition!  She will compete on August 9, 2012 at the annual NFA convention held in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Congratulations and good luck Elizabeth!  

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BFA Presents April Recital in Full Bloom!

The second of BFA’s 2012 spring recitals was held on April 7th at Maliotis Cultural Center.  Members of the Adult Ensemble & Seminar class, the Conservatory Ensemble & Seminar class and the Preparatory Ensemble & Seminar class performed.  Students studying privately at BFA, accompanied by Pianist/Faculty member Debbie Emery, also performed.  BFA class of 2011 […]

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Recap of March Recital at BFA

The BFA’s series of spring recitals for 2012 began on Sunday, March 25th, with the March Recital.  The concert featured members of the Adult Ensemble, the Repertory Ensemble & Seminar class, and solo performances by students who take private lessons at the BFA.  Faculty member Debbie Emery accompanied the soloists on piano. See below for […]

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Highlights from Leone Buyse Masterclass

On Friday, March 23rd, the BFA hosted flute performer and educator Leone Buyse for a special masterclass.  It was also a reunion for old friends and colleagues from the Boston flute community — Ms. Buyse had been BFA director Judy Grant’s teacher, and had played in the Boston Symphony Orchestra alongside BFA faculty members Fenwick […]

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Highlights from Masterclass with Marina Piccinini

On Sunday, March 11th, 2012, the BFA was thrilled to host international star Marina Piccinini for a special masterclass.  Ms. Piccinini has not only been acclaimed worldwide for her virtuosity as a performer, but is also an incredible educator and a faculty member at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, MD, so this masterclass was a […]

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BFA Student Angela Koh to Perform with Cynthia Meyers, 2/26

Congratulations to BFA flutist Angela Koh, who will be performing a duo flute concerto with BSO member Cynthia Meyers this Sunday, February 26th, at 6:30pm at St. Marks School in Southborough, MA.  Angela and Ms. Meyers will perform the Telemann Duo Concerto in e minor for 2 flutes and strings.  They will also perform Aubade […]

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BFA Student Successes in 2012 Districts and All-States

The BFA has been well-represented this school year in the 2012 district and all-state music festivals in Massachusetts and beyond!  Congratulations to the nine students (listed below) on their successes this year: Amy Lipman is principal flute in the Massachusetts All-State Band, and played in the Senior District festival for Eastern Massachusetts.  She is a […]

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