Founded in 1924 by the late educator, conductor, and composer Joseph Wagner, the Boston Civic Symphony is the second-oldest symphony orchestra in the city. As one of Boston’s most respected musical organizations, the Civic has distinguished itself from other local musical groups through its focus on engaging exceptionally skilled student and amateur performers, and through its emphasis on developing a broad-based audience.
“Music of, by and for the people”
From the outset New Phil’s motto, MUSIC FOR ALL, has been our mission. The orchestra advances its mission by presenting programs of diverse repertoire of classical and light classical music for the enjoyment of audiences of all ages and experiences from a variety of urban and suburban communities.
FRANCISCO NOYA has served as Resident Conductor of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra for 23 seasons. As Resident Conductor, he presents pre-concert talks and serves as a “cover” conductor for all classical series, education, pop, and summer pop concerts.Mr. Noya represents the Philharmonic artistically and educationally to the Rhode Island community.
Berklee’s Boston campus, home to Boston Conservatory at Berklee, pulses with music, theater, dance, and artistic energy. Located in the city’s vibrant Back Bay neighborhood, the campus is an ideal place to begin developing your lifelong professional network with artists and creative thinkers who come to this diverse, international hub from all over the world.