ArtsBridge works with students and families seeking specialized guidance on admission to performing arts programs. ArtsBridge helps students identify and apply to their best fit performing arts programs, and also offers the opportunity for students to receive audition feedback from seasoned professionals. ArtsBridge was founded by Halley Shefler, who previously served as Dean of Admissions for The Boston Conservatory, Director of Admissions for Boston University's College of Fine Arts – School of Music, and Director of Academic Affairs for the Longy School of Music. Halley attended a pre-college program at Juilliard before earning her undergraduate degree at Sarah Lawrence College and a Masters degree at Boston University. She is an accomplished flutist who has performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood, the Opera Company of Boston, and the Harvard Chamber Orchestra.
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April 2, 2013 Watch Dr. Katherine Cohen on Huffington Post Live discussing wait list tips and other college admissions information at decision time.