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Boston BEAM will achieve its mission by providing sustained pathways of educational opportunity to highly engaged and talented middle and high school instrumental musicians from communities historically underrepresented in classical music professions.

THE BOSTON BEAM INITIATIVE WILL OFFER STUDENTS THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:

The Boston BEAM initiative will offer students the following services:

  • Weekly private instrumental lessons with highly qualified instructors
  • Orchestra experience, at a range of graduated levels (and/or large wind ensemble for wind, brass and percussion players) All BEAM students are required to participate in a Boston BEAM Approved Orchestra- Click here to view more details
  • Chamber music, with coaching by distinguished professionals
  • Performance opportunities (solo, chamber and orchestral/large‐ensemble)
  • Instruction in music theory and musicianship
  • Master classes, workshops, demonstrations, and side‐by‐side rehearsals/performances with accomplished professionals
  • Assistance to attend summer music programs, upon recommendation of Student Advocate, including tuition and travel stipends
  • Access to instrument libraries maintained by the individual BEAM partner institutions; assistance in renting
  • Periodic progress assessments and review of goals
  • Family meetings and information sessions, social events and fellowship with other families in the program