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Celebrating 63 Years of Inspired Music Making!

June 22 – July 27, 2024

Francisco Joubert Bernard

Professional portrait of Francisco, wearing a black suit jacket and tie. He is holding a bassoon in front of his body across his shoulder and is smiling at the camera. The portrait background is a light gray.

FRANCISCO JOUBERT BERNARD, a Puerto Rican bassoonist, is the second bassoonist in the, Grammy Award Winning, Louisville Orchestra and a lecturer at the University of Louisville. He holds a B.M. from the Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico and an M.M. from the Yale School of Music. Before his current roles, he was a bassoon […]

Xavier Jara

XAVIER JARA is an American guitarist of international acclaim. In 2016, he won the coveted First Prize of the Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Competition, which awarded him a sixty-concert tour. The tour, which began in September 2017, spanned locations across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, and Panama, including a concert at […]

EASTERN MUSIC FESTIVAL’S FELLOWS PROGRAM UNITES MUSICIANS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

By: Catharine Yoder, EMF Media and Communications Associate EMF Media and Communications Associate Catharine Yoder spoke with EMF Fellow Hee Won Jeon in July 2023. Read below to learn how two seasons as a Fellow impacted Hee Won’s development as a musician and a professional. Hee Won Jeon, EMF Fellow ’22-’23, smiles with her cello in […]

Alumni Feature: Lauren Spaulding, 2008-09 Viola

This story was originally published in October 2022 in EMF’s Alumni Newsletter. Subscribe to our Alumni Newsletter today to receive stories like this and more alumni news right to your inbox! Lauren Spaulding, viola ’08 and 09, has had a unique path to success as a musician. Today, Lauren is a member of the award-winning Thalea […]

Alumni Feature: Tony Padilla Denis, 2017-18 Horn

This story was originally published on December 15, 2022 in EMF’s Alumni Newsletter. Subscribe to our Alumni Newsletter today to receive stories like this and more alumni news right to your inbox! EMF recently caught up with Antonio Padilla Denis, a 2017 and 2018 horn alum who is now the Orchestra Manager of the Civic Orchestra […]

Alumni Feature: Alyssa Wang, 2018 Conducting

This story was originally published on February 15 in EMF’s Alumni Newsletter. Subscribe to our Alumni Newsletter today to receive stories like this and more alumni news right to your inbox! Unless you are plugged into the Boston music scene, you may not be aware that the first live orchestra performance in the city after […]