“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 …
43rd Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young
Friday, April 1 – Sunday, April 3, 2022 Forty-three years ago, The Rivers School Conservatory pioneered a unique model to bring together young performers, composers, and audiences. The launch of the Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young not only began a beloved tradition at RSC, it also set the bar for such events around the world. The three-day event …
RSC Students Performed at Carnegie Hall
Congratulations to RSC students Audrey and Henry Tushman, who performed at Carnegie Hall on Dec. 4! Both siblings were First Place winners of the American Protégé International Music Talent Competition and performed in the winners’ concert in New York City. Watch an interview with Henry in Musicale: Interview with Henry Tushman | Musicale – YouTube
“A layering of connections” and the transformative power of chamber music rewards RSC alum Joanna Marcus, 18, and RSC student Kyle Chen, 17
Participating in The Rivers School Conservatory chamber music groups has made RSC alum Joanna Marcus, 18, a more confident person.
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.
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.
Helping Realize Unique Talents
Estelle Luong doesn’t get as nervous performing at Carnegie Hall as she used to.
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.