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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 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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“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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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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2 finalists for 2011 NFA Competition

BFA is proud to announce that 2 of our students, Brendan Dooley and Emma Huelskamp, are among the 8 finalists selected nationwide for the 2011 National Flute Association High School Soloist Competition!  They will both compete on August 11, 2011 at the annual NFA convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Congratulations and good luck to both […]

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BFA Gala Concert, Featuring Premiere of "Mayflower Suite"

On Saturday, May 14, 2011, BFA hosted a special end-of-season Gala Concert Celebration.  The program featured the Young Artist Ensemble, the Repertory Ensemble, and the new Adult Ensemble.  In addition, the 4 graduating seniors from BFA’s Young Artist program performed solo works: Jiweon Ryu played Bela Bartok’s “Suite Paysanne Hongroise,” Madeline Aiken played Franz Doppler’s […]

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Guest Artist Elizabeth Rowe at BFA – March 27, 2011

BFA presented a private masterclass with Elizabeth Rowe, principal flute of the BSO, to a packed crowd on Sunday, March 27, 2011.  Ms. Rowe was absolutely brilliant!  Boston is lucky to have such a phenomenal, engaging teacher and flutist. Students from the BFA Young Artist and Conservatory programs performed orchestral excerpts for Ms. Rowe.  The […]

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