Boston String Academy to participate at the 2020 Sphinx Tank!

Congratulations to our directors, Marielisa and Mariesther Alvarez for being selected to participate at the 2020 Sphinx Tank! At SphinxConnect 2020, these four arts & cultural entrepreneurs will present their projects for a chance to win the $25,000 Sphinx Tank Grant: Portia Dunkley, Colorful Violin Method Marielisa & Mariesther Alvarez,

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Boston String Academy students and directors present at El Sistema USA Symposium 2020

Our directors, Mariesther and Marielisa Alvarez, along with students Annabelle Lee and Bryan DaCosta, presented at El Sistema USA National Symposium 2020 in Durham, North Carolina. The presentation, “Raising the ‘Bar”: Musical Excellence and High Expectations”,  was part of Longy’s Sistema Side by Side Orchestra Program, and included the participation

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BSA@BSO Pre-Concert Performance

Boston String Academy presented a pre-concert performance to the Boston Symphony Orchestra chamber music concert on Sunday, January 19 2020 at 2:30pm.  BSA performed works by Piazzolla and Tchaikovsky under the baton of maestro Jorge Soto.

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BSA Holiday Concert

Our students wrapped up the 2019 year with a winter orchestra concert at Longy School of Music’s Pickman Hall. Over 120 young musicians captivated the audience playing music by Tchaikovsky, Warlock, and Holiday favorites. Our audience surprised all of us with their beautiful voices!

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20 BSA students traveled to Lisbon, Portugal!

Twenty of our most advanced students joined El Sistema Portugal’s Orquestra Geraçao in Lisbon last summer 2019. Students shared a week long festival with fantastic Portuguese young musicians, performing at the prestigious Grande Auditorium at the Gulbenkian Foundation. An unforgettable experience for all!

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