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
In February, for the fist time BSA hosted a two-day workshop on the fantastic Colourstrings Method as part of the Dare to Aspire initiative. Colourstrings specialist, Yvonne Frye, engaged all the attendees through a wonderful introduction to this very unique approach to string teaching. The workshop was free of charge
The second Side by Side performance was a great success, it took place at the First Church of Cambridge. Great to see how the students grow from one performance to the next.
Close to 200 students from El Sistema-inspired programs around Massachusetts got together in May at the Margarita Muñiz Academy to perform for each other and participate in an array of fun bonding activities. The event was sponsored by The Rodman Ride for Kids with the purpose of bringing El Sistema