July 2015
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Longy News

June 24, 2015 — Dina Kraft and Martha Bebinger, WBUR
Former Tsarnaev Classmate Composes Elegy for Bombing Victims 
The elegy by Longy composition student Jacob Harris explores themes of grief, anger, betrayal, and love   

June 16, 2015
Longy Announces Call for Videos of Original Centennial Compositions

June 12, 2015 — Robert Siegel, All Things Considered (NPR)
How to Annoy Your Dad: Play the Harpsichord 
Longy alum and harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani discusses his new album, Time Present and Time Past 

June 1, 2015 
Remembrance of Notes Present — Harry Rolnick, ConcertoNet.com
Review: Donald Berman Balances Fire and Rhapsody at Bargemusic — David Allen, The New York Times
Piano faculty Donald Berman lauded for SRO performance at Bargemusic

May 29, 2015
Longy Announces 2015 Master of Art in Teaching Commencement at 3pm on June 22, 2015 (PDF) 

May 27, 2015
Longy Brings Together Community to Prepare for Year-Long Centennial Celebration (PDF)

May 21, 2015
Longy Named 2015 "Nonprofit of the Year" by Cambridge Chamber of Commerce (PDF)



Featured Events

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Attention Composers:

Longy has launched a call for video submissions of original compositions that are 100 seconds in length as a part of Longy's centenary celebrations. Select videos will be featured in Longy's festivities at SeptemberFest and throughout the 2015-2016 academic year!

Click here to learn more.

2015 Sistema Summer Academy


From August 3-14, students from El Sistema-inspired programs across Massachusetts and as far away as Venezuela, Mexico, and Florida will be filling Longy's halls with music during the Sistema Summer Academy. Hosted by Longy and led by Boston String Academy Directors Marielisa Alvarez and Mariesther Alvarez, along with Sistema Side by Side Music Director Jorge Soto, the two-week program will culminate in a public performance in Harvard Square, Cambridge on Friday, August 14. 

Fore more information, email Mariesther Alvarez.

Longy Student Named SAI Finalist


Congratulations to MM candidate Julie Morris, who was recently named a National Finalist for the Sigma Alpha Iota Collegiate Leadership Award. Julie is one of eight regional finalists nationwide nominated and selected for traits including leadership, scholarship, and service to the community, exemplifying the standards of Sigma Alpha Iota, the national music fraternity. Read more about this wonderful distinction here.