Clinging with every fiber of our being to summer…
Ravel piano works to combat the heat.
Strauss: Capriccio, Prelude
New students and their families greeted by President Novak in Jordan Hall!
Chopin: Concerto for Piano No. 1 in E minor w/ NEC Symphony + David Loebel + Elina Akselrud
Meet the Residence Life Staff: Davey Harrison, (Graduate Assistant for Wellness,) originally from Gloucester, England, is completing the second year of his Master’s Degree in the Contemporary Improvisation Department. He loved his first year at NEC and can’t wait for the year to start. His main musical passions are the mandolin and singing - he’s always ready to jam in his free time! Davey is excited to be a part of the ResLife team and looks forward to promoting health and wellness programs for new and returning students within the NEC community.
Meet the Residence Life Staff: Daniel Hersog (Graduate Assistant for Student Activities,) will begin the second year of the Master’s Degree Program majoring in jazz composition, studying with Frank Carlberg and Ken Schaphorst. Daniel is from Vancouver, Canada and is thoroughly enjoying his NEC experience thus far. In his free time he enjoys watching sports, playing golf, and exploring the many great neighborhoods that Boston has to offer. He looks forward to planning and participating in many activities for our NEC community.
Meet the Residence Life Staff: Second year undergraduate Elise Kolle (7th Floor RA) is a harp performance major studying with BSO Principal, Jessica Zhou. Elise grew up in the Washington, DC metro area where she was a National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellow. When not hauling a harp around, Elise can be found running, cooking or reading Vogue. Elise stands at just 4'11", a solid 14 inches shorter than her harp. She is looking forward to an epic year of bulletin boards and girl time with the 7th floor ladies!
Fats Waller: Ain’t Misbehavin live at NEC
Meet the Residence Life Staff: Alice Chenyang Xu (6th Floor RA,) just finished up her Master’s degree in piano performance at NEC and is continuing her studies as a first-year Graduate Diploma student with Wha-Kyung Byun and Russell Sherman. Alice, originally from China, has an avid interest in culture and language and loves to meet new people from different places. Classical music is Alice’s absolute passion, but she also enjoys listening to electronic jazz, trip-hop, dubstep, bossa nova, experimental music and much more. Aside from music, she is also interested in international travel, interior design, vintage art, lo-fi photography, reading, writing and much more. As a new member of the ResLife staff, Alice looks forward to meeting her new 6th floor residents and embarking on this fine journey together!
Meet the Residence Life Staff: Frank John (3rd Floor RA,) originally from San Antonio, Texas, is in his second year of
undergraduate studies for tuba performance with Mike Roylance. When
he’s not practicing, you’ll most likely catch Frank studying… But! When
he manages to not be completely immersed in his studies, Frank enjoys
what Boston has to offer: a beautiful city filled with history, culture,
and food! Frank loves the outdoors, and enjoys every chance he gets to
go fishing or hiking. Frank looks forward to this next year with the
TFB’s (Third Floor Boys), and hopes that the dynasty that is the TBF’s
will uphold to its traditional glory.
Meet the Residence Life Staff:
Sonnet Swire (5th Floor RA) is a senior studying composition with a concentration in Music Education. When she’s not composing, she likes to immerse herself even more into music by practicing theory or reading about a composer. But when she takes a break from music, she enjoys hanging out with friends, laughing, and snuggling with animals. This is Sonnet’s third year on staff and she aspires to ensure that all her 5th floor residents fall in love with NEC just as she has!
Sunshine on Gainsborough Street.