“Part of what makes music so great is that if you put 10 musicians in a room, you’ll get 15 opinions. There is not just one way to make music,” says cellist Bruce Coppock, chair of RSC’s Chamber Music Department and director of RSC’s ChamberMusicLab. “That’s why it’s so important for young musicians to hear different perspectives – and to …
Hearing Her Compositions Come to Life: Chloe DeSteno, 17, takes us inside her creative process
It’s always an emotional experience when Chloe DeSteno hears the piece she composed performed at The Rivers School Conservatory’s Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young.
Moved by world refugee crisis, Apsara Balamurugan, 16, composes piece for Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young
Some very big ideas are the driving force behind two of the major compositions being featured during the 41st annual Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young at The Rivers School Conservatory April 5-7.
The Lasting and Powerful Impact of Rivers Youth Symphony: Lindy Billhardt and Ethan Wood Share Their Experiences
Although it took an act of courage to walk into her first Sinfonia orchestra practice, doing so transformed Lindy Billhardt from an eighth grade student who played double bass (because her parents told her to) into a true musician.
Creating a Dialogue with the Past while Looking to the Future
The Rivers School Conservatory’s Artist in Residence, Lois Shapiro, believes music, for musician and listener alike, is not a passive, spectator sport.
Sparking a Love of Music at an Early Age – A Look Inside Music Box
There were both nerves and excitement among The Rivers School Conservatory’s youngest students at their recital on January 26. It’s one of two recitals they will have during the year.
A Maverick Marimba Duo
The long weekly drive from Duxbury to Weston is worth it for 13 year old sisters Rachael and Chloe Pratt. The twins were selected to perform J.S. Bach Double Violin Concerto in D minor, I. Vivace. on marimba in the Young Artist Concert at The Rivers School Conservatory’s Rivera Recital Hall on February 3.
The Joy of Playing Together – A Look at Camerata Strings
The Camerata Strings ensemble gives RSC students the experience of playing an incredibly diverse, rich string repertoire not often played by larger orchestras.