BSA wins the 2019 Commonwealth Awards

In April, 2019 Boston String Academy won the 2019 Commonwealth Awards. Granted by Massachusetts Cultural Council, this award honors exceptional achievements in the arts, humanities and sciences in the State of Massachusetts. The highlight of the ceremony was the very inspiring keynote speech by maestro Gustavo Dudamel. BSA students performed

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Boston Youths To Perform With Acclaimed Conductor Gustavo Dudamel In Mexico City | WBur

When celebrated conductor Gustavo Dudamel led the Stuttgart Orchestra at the Vatican for Pope Benedict XVI’s 80th birthday, the Venezuelan maestro’s movements were as intense as the music. As the orchestra played the powerful fourth movement of Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9, Dudamel’s hands punched the air vigorously and precisely, his head exploded

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Boston String Academy performs at Chinatown library | Sampan

By Ling-Mei Wong 黃靈美 Strains of Mozart filled the air at the Chinatown library, serenading more than 80 guests. Children from the Boston String Academy (BSA) performed on March 27, marking the first live music concert by youth. “We strongly believe in building community,” said founder and director Taide Prieto-Carpio. The

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Hemenway Strings [Gallery]

In September, maestro Lynn Chang invited our advanced students to give a joint performance with Boston Conservatory’s premier string ensemble, Hemenway Strings. It was such an exciting and inspiring experience for all!

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Dudamel performance at Harvard [Gallery]

BSA students joined a selected group from Longy’s Sistema Side by Side Orchestra to perform under the renown conductor, maestro Gustavo Dudamel, in an open rehearsal setting. This was part of The Creative Class series by Harvard University at Sanders Theater.

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Performance for Sir Simon Rattle [Gallery]

What an honor and inspiration for all of us at BSA to perform for Sir Simon Rattle. The maestro listened and gave some words of wisdom to our advanced ensemble in a special private performance at Boston Symphony Hall just before the Berlin Philharmonic’s concert. Venezuelan double bass player and

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