Robert Sullivan

A brief conversation with Robert Sullivan

Robert Paul Sullivan retired after forty-three years of extraordinary teaching at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. This article-interview contains two parts: first the interview with Bob Sullivan and second the comments from his colleagues.

Frank Wallace

A Touch of Love: Memories of Frank Wallace

The dates and times are a blur. Did I meet Frank Wallace the year he became director of the BCGS or was it later? Did I study with him in 2011 or 2012 or 2013? When did he and Nancy sit on my deck and eat grilled haddock with a mango chutney where Nancy accidentally … Read more

You: The Perfect Vehicle

Self-consciousness, self-doubt, hesitation, and fear of rejection are common feelings for beginning performers. Pros are often not anxious but bored doing what they have done a thousand times before. In both situations, the performer is emotionally absent and going through the motions. If we wish to connect with the audience at a deeper level, we cannot let our anxiety or our boredom show.