“Look outside the sky is gray. Not a time for outdoor play.So I’m glad you’ve come to stayTo play music here today.” That was the cheerful song Rivers School Conservatory Marimba Ensembles Director Sarah Tenney composed and shared with the three eager students attending her Marimba Magic One class. During the 60-minute session, the three six-year-olds—Isabelle, Leo, and Laura—were rarely still …
It’s going to be a busy year for Bill Jones. Between playing more than 100 gigs a year around Boston’s best jazz venues, the Rivers School Conservatory Jazz Saxophone instructor will be filling in for RSC Jazz Director Philippe Crettien when he goes on sabbatical in the spring of 2020.
The Rivers School Conservatory alum Evan Rees, 28, has played piano on the London stage in a theatrical production of “Into the Woods” and was part of the Broadway production of “The Visit” with the legendary actress Chita Rivera.
For 32-year-old professional musician and composer Jason Yeager, The Rivers School Conservatory opened the door to the world he now calls his professional home.
Participating in The Rivers School Conservatory chamber music groups has made RSC alum Joanna Marcus, 18, a more confident person.
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.
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.
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.
The Rivers School Conservatory’s Artist in Residence, Lois Shapiro, believes music, for musician and listener alike, is not a passive, spectator sport.
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.
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