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BW Conservatory of Music alumni are influencing and improving the lives of others from a myriad of vantage points across our nation and throughout the world.  They are teaching, performing, composing, leading and serving—all with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the essential qualities music and the arts play in our personal and societal lives. 

We invite you to engage with us.  Remain current on news from fellow classmates, share your own updates, and connect with the Conservatory family.  We are a vibrant community with much to share!

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Ashleigh Gordon '06, BW viola performance grad and founder of Castle of Our Skins in Boston (Castle of our Skins celebrates Black Artistry through music; from classrooms to concert halls, it invites exploration into Black heritage and culture, spotlighting both unsung and celebrated figures of past and present) was named Artist in Residence with the Brattleboro Music Center after a nationwide search.

📸Courtesy photo used from The Common

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John M. Kennedy '84, professor of music composition in the College of Arts and Letters' Department of Music, has received the President's Distinguished Professor Award from California State University at Los Angeles. The award recognizes his commitment to students and his superior teaching methods. 

📸Courtesy photo used from broadwayworld.com

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Ben Meadors BS, MBA '12 tunes the technology behind Spotify studios.

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New fanfare is opus of 175-year BW history
It was a profound and reflective moment for BW professor and composer-in-residence Dr. Clint Needham ‘04 as he sat at his Steinway to compose. The university had commissioned him to write an original piece in celebration of its 175th anniversary.

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Rob Kovacs ’04
Kovacs releases his new album Let Go.

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Nathan Bachofsky, music education graduate and director of choirs at Chagrin Falls High School and Middle School, was featured in a Cleveland.com article about a new music course he developed this year, “Songwriting, Arranging and Composing.”

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Book & Lyrics by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik
1962 Festival Poinar Chookasian

Save the date

Bold & Gold Homecoming Festival will take place October 1 & 2

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Bach Festival Legacy

BWSO to perfrom

October 1 featuring
David Becker, interim director

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Dirk Garner

Disney Showcase

BW's renowned music theatre students bring the best of Disney

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