The Boston Symphonic Laboratory is a cultural startup whose mission is to empower smart, dedicated musicians with the tools, knowledge, and opportunities to create transcendent musical performance.
Founder Paul Henry Smith studied conducting at Tanglewood, Oberlin, and Curtis, created and taught the musicianship curriculum for a four-year startup conservatory in Boca Raton, and launched technology startups spun out of the MIT AI Lab and the Harvard Innovation Lab. He realized that many people who have learned to play instruments and who love playing music actually only rarely get to be a part of truly great musical experiences.
The Boston Symphonic Laboratory’s vision is to enable musicians to use our intelligence, curiosity and skill to achieve deeply moving performances. We do this by learning and applying methods and techniques developed by great musicians. Thus, Boston Symphonic Laboratory’s musical “product” is neither concerts nor recorded music. It is, instead, the transformation that emerges from coming together to create great musical experiences.
The Boston Symphonic Laboratory offers musicians the opportunity to learn and try methods and approaches that make it more likely to achieve musical excellence, regardless of musical genre, age, or technical ability. We share our results with everyone.
Founded in 2017, the Boston Symphonic Laboratory welcomes any and all who are inspired by this vision. If you would like to be a part of it, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.