On October 9th, the Yuan Trio (comprised of BSA students Fiona, Julia, and Annie) performed at a Boston Symphony Orchestra event as part of the Fenway Alliance Open Doors! From a BSO staff member regarding their concert: “They were remarkably mature and composed, they played beautifully and were fantastic ambassadors
Our very own BSA Co-Directors Marielisa and Mariesther Alvarez were invited to be guest masterclass clinicians at the annual American String Teachers Association National Conference this year! They gave a masterclass to accomplished pre-collegiate violin students from Virginia, who performed pieces by Viotti and Paganini. Congratulations to the participants for
In February of this year, Boston String Academy was chosen to take part of world-famous violinist Midori’s Orchestra Residencies Program, where she gave a series of virtual workshops and masterclasses to our students and families! This was Midori’s second visit with BSA, and many students that worked with her years
Co-Directors Marielisa and Mariesther Alvarez were invited to present for the Boston Conservatory at Berklee Artist Talks Series, where they described the development and creation of their non-profit organization, the Boston String Academy. What an honor to be hosted by Dean Michael Shinn, and to be able to share the
We are excited to announce that this year seven Boston String Academy students were accepted into the Boston BEAM program! In addition to classes at BSA, they have access to the extraordinary faculty and performance opportunities through New England Conservatory’s College Preparatory Program. Thank you to Boston BEAM and NEC
Thank you Lucia Lin for a fabulous masterclass at BSA! Four of our students performed and more than thirty watched from home. What a wonderful way to keep the inspiration going during our transition to online learning. Special thanks to the Boston Symphony Orchestra for making this possible!
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,
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
BSA students Fiona Yuan, William Parkes and Leo Wang were three of the four winners of the first annual Sistema Side by Side Concerto Competition. They will each perform as soloists with the Sistema Side by Side Symphony Orchestra on April 4th.