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Private Lessons – Fall 2015

Individual instruction on a musical instrument, or in voice or composition is open to any Boston College student upon consultation with the Music department. Interested students must complete registration before drop/add ends September 9. The link to the online registration survey will be posted on our website in late July.

Interested in Private Lessons? Complete our expression of interest form and we will contact you once registration opens!

2015 Commencement

Congratulations to our BC graduates of 2015!

Students in the News


Victoria Mariconti '16 featured in the BC Chronicle.

Read this article.

Department and Faculty News

Aesthetic Exercises: Engagement, Empathy, Ethics

New CORE class to be offered in Music by Professor Daniel M. Callahan! Click here to read more.

GuitarFest Poster

The Eternal Feminine

Prof Ralf Gawlick recently premiered his monumental song cycle Kollwitz-Konnex at Boston's GuitarFest. Click here to read a review from


2015 Artist Fellow by the Massachusetts Cultural Council

Congratulations are in order for Associate Professor of Music, Ralf Yusuf Gawlick, as he was recently named a 2015 Artist Fellow by the Massachusetts Cultural Council for Music Compisition.

This is the second time in six years Professor Gawlick has received a fellowship from MCC (he won in 2009, as well). The awards are highly competitive, and it is rare for artists to win two awards in such close proximity.

More information is here.

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Daniel M. Callahan Joins Music Faculty

The Music Department is proud to welcome new Assistant Professor Daniel M. Callahan to the full-time faculty. His research focuses on choreomusicality, or the interrelationship between music and dance. A graduate of Columbia and New York Universities, Professor Callahan most recently taught at the University of Chicago, where he was the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Music and the Humanities. Learn more about Professor Callahan.


The University Chorale travels to Ireland!

Read more about the University Chorale.

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