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Boston Conservatory

Established 1867
Type Private conservatory
President Richard Ortner
Students 505
Location Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Campus Urban
Website boston
conservatory.edu

The Boston Conservatory is an arts conservatory located in the Fenway-Kenmore region of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. It has undergraduate and graduate programs in music, dance, theater, and music education. The conservatory offers fully accredited Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music, and Master of Music degrees. Image File history File links Bostonconservatory. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Cunt BAg Twat Fuk suck my penis ring 0778851865!!!!!!Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local, state, or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... A university school of music or college of music, or academy of music or conservatoire (British English) — also known as a conservatory (American English) or a conservatorium (Australian English) — is a higher education institution dedicated to teaching the art of music, including the playing of musical instruments, musical composition, musicianship... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Richard Ortner is the President of The Boston Conservatory. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... “Boston” redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Urbanized area (or urban area) is a term used to define an area where there is an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... A music school or conservatoire (British English) — also known as a conservatory (American English) or a conservatorium (Australian English) — is an institution dedicated to teaching the art of music, including the playing of musical instruments, musical composition, musicianship, music history, and music theory. ... Fenway-Kenmore is an area of Boston, Massachusetts. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The Bachelor of Fine Arts, usually abbreviated BFA, is the standard undergraduate degree for students seeking a professional education in the visual or performing arts. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Master of Music (M.M. or M.Mus. ...

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History

The Boston Conservatory was founded in 1867 by Julius Eichberg, a popular violinist and composer. From its inception, the Conservatory welcomed women and African Americans, which was unusual for the time. Cunt BAg Twat Fuk suck my penis ring 0778851865!!!!!!Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Julius Eichberg (born June 13, 1824 in Düsseldorf, Germany; died January 18, 1893 in Boston) was a German musical composer. ...


After the turn of the century, the Conservatory merged with the National Associated Studios of Music, and created the first "grand opera" department in the United States. The Conservatory's professional dance training program was the first to emphasize both classical ballet and America's emerging modern dance.


Curriculum

Training at the Conservatory emphasizes professional skills. Students learn through classes, lessons, ensemble rehearsals, and of course, performances.


The Conservatory has a student/faculty ratio of 4:1. A strict admissions selection process helps maintain this ratio.


Student life

Instead of dormitories, the Boston Conservatory uses Victorian brownstones for on-campus housing. Undergraduate rooms consist of quads, triples, doubles, and singles. Freshmen are required to live on-campus, unless they commute from their home of origin. Northeastern University shares its cafeteria with Conservatory students. This article is about the building material and the dwelling. ... Northeastern University (NU) is a top-tier private research university in Boston, Massachusetts, in the New England region of the United States. ...


Some 29% of students live on campus.[1]


Notable students

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Notable faculty

  • Richard Ortner, President of the Conservatory
  • Michael Nash, Dean of the Conservatory
  • Aldo Abreu, Venezuelan recorder player
  • Osvaldo Golijov, composer
  • Alan Hovhaness, composer
  • Michael Lewin, Piano Department Chair
  • Elisabeth Phinney
  • Janice Weber, pianist
  • Jonathan Bass, pianist
  • Patty Thom, head of the voice and opera department
  • Maureen Brennan, Musical Theater Teacher (Tony Award nominee and Theater World Award winner)

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References

  1. ^ The Princeton Review

External links

  • The Boston Conservatory

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FCD - The Boston Conservatory (381 words)
Founded in 1867, The Boston Conservatory has offered almost 250 years of talent and creativity to the city, and continues to grow today as a vibrant community of artists and educators.
The Boston Conservatory today is an independent private college with fully accredited programs in music, dance, and theater, and serves as a dynamic meeting place of the performing arts.
TBC students are seen as "whole artists" and individuals, and we offer a number of programs and events designed to enhance their lives both in and out of the classroom.
Boston Conservatory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (422 words)
The Boston Conservatory is an arts conservatory located in the Back Bay region of Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
The Boston Conservatory was founded in 1867 by Julius Eichberg, a popular violinist and composer.
Instead of traditional dormitories, The Boston Conservatory uses historical Victorian brownstones for on-campus housing.
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