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Masterclasses with Cynthia Meyers

On Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29, 2012, the BFA Ensemble & Seminar classes had a special treat for their last meeting of Term 1: masterclasses with Cynthia Meyers, solo piccolo at the Boston Symphony Orchestra!  Ms. Meyers worked with performers from the Adult, Conservatory, Preparatory, and Repertory Ensemble & Seminar classes over the […]

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BFA Winter Concert, Saturday 1/28, 4:00pm

It’s concert time at the Boston Flute Academy!  Our Winter Concert will showcase the BFA Ensemble & Seminar classes from the fall semester, including both ensemble and solo performances. Date: Saturday, January 28, 2012 Time: 4:00pm Location: Maliotis Cultural Center in Brookline The concert is FREE and open to the public. The program features Preparatory, […]

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Highlights from Masterclass with Elizabeth Rowe

On Sunday, January 8, 2012, the BFA was delighted to host a masterclass with BSO principal flutist Elizabeth Rowe!   It was a wonderful opportunity for the BFA community to hear Ms. Rowe teach and play up close, in a small, intimate setting.  The masterclass featured performances by the BFA Young Artists and Conservatory students from […]

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Boston Symphony Orchestra Invites BFA Young Artist Quartet to Perform Outreach Concert

The BFA Young Artist Quartet members (Brendan Dooley, Emma Huelskamp, Elizabeth Sperry, and Jinji Zhang) were honored with an invitation to perform in a Boston Symphony Orchestra outreach concert at the Edison School in Brighton, MA, which took place on Friday, January 6, 2012.  The event was organized by BSO representative Emilio Gonzales (Manager of […]

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Highlights from Conservatory Masterclass with Fenwick Smith

On Saturday, December 4, 2011, retired BSO flutist and BFA faculty member Fenwick Smith coached a masterclass for the Conservatory Ensemble & Seminar class.  Student performances featured Amy Lipman playing Bloch’s Suite Modale (Mvts. 1 and 3), Natalya Tausanovitch playing Doppler’s Hungarian Pastorale Hongroise, Elizabeth Sperry playing Taffanel’s Andante Pastorale & Scherzettino, and Alexandra Conza […]

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“From the Top” Press Release and Air Date!

Back on October 2, BFA Young Artists Brendan Dooley, Emma Huelskamp, Elizabeth Sperry, and Jinji Zhang performed on the show taping for NPR’s “From the Top.”  Now, details have been released on when the show will be aired, locally and nationwide!  Click here for the official press release: Massachusetts-Based Flute Quartet to Appear on NPR’s […]

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Highlights from BFA "From the Top" Performance

On Sunday, October 2, 2011, the BFA Young Artist Ensemble played beautifully at NEC’s Jordan Hall for the taping of the NPR radio show “From the Top”!  The four members, Brendan Dooley, Emma Huelskamp, Elizabeth Sperry, and Jinji Zhang, performed “Lyric Poem,” by George McKay.  Congratulations to Brendan, Emma, Elizabeth, and Jinji on a wonderful […]

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BFA Honorary Alum Emi Ferguson: featured soloist at NYC 9/11 memorial service

For the ten-year anniversary of 9/11/01, BFA honorary alum Emi Ferguson was selected to be one of four soloists performing in the New York City memorial service at Ground Zero.  (The other three were Yo Yo Ma, James Taylor, and Paul Simon.)  Emi’s touching, poignant performance of “Amazing Grace” reached millions of viewers worldwide.  Beautiful […]

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Special Feature on Young Artist Brendan Dooley in Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester Telegram & Gazette – telegram.com – Young Worcester flutist to open for pioneering trio. Click on the link above for the full article on Brendan, which was published leading up to BFA’s PROJECT Trio concert!

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Young Artist Ensemble to Perform on "From the Top"

The members of the Young Artist Ensemble–Brendan Dooley, Emma Huelskamp, Elizabeth Sperry, and Jinji Zhang–were selected to perform on “From the Top,” NPR’s radio show featuring the nation’s top young musicians!  They will be playing George McKay’s “Lyric Poem,” which they had previously performed in spring 2011 along with the now-recent graduates of the Young […]

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