Featured events

9:00 AM Festival of Music & Dance: Lecture-Demonstration/Workshop
James Parakilas presents on 19th-Century music and dance, and Eden MacAdam-Somer and Jacquelyn Schwab discuss playing for dancing. more
Pierce Hall
1:00 PM What's Next? Entrepreneurial Musicianship at NEC
An interactive session led by NEC's Entrepreneurial Musicianship team. more
Williams Hall
1:30 PM The Marriage of Music & Dance in Jazz
A symposium with Scott DeVeaux, Cathy Young, Andrew Scott, and Dan Gabel, focused on dance and jazz music. more
Pierce Hall
2:00 PM NEC in the Community
The Community Performances & Partnerships team gives a snapshot of their program. more
Williams Hall
4:00 PM Symposium: Music of George Russell
Featuring founding Jazz Chair Carl Atkins and current NEC faculty members Ran Blake, Ken Schaphorst, and Ben Schwendener. more
Keller Room
4:30 PM 3-2-1-Ciaconna
The Borromeo String Quartet presents on the ciaconna: "The Surprising Story of a Dance from the New World." more
Pierce Hall
7:30 PM Grigory Kalinovsky violin masterclass
NEC students masterclass with renowned violinist Grigory Kalinovsky more
Williams Hall
8:00 PM George Russell Tribute Concert
NEC faculty, students, and alumni perform music by NEA jazz master. more
Brown Hall
8:00 PM Festival of Music & Dance
Orchestral works by Dvorak, Mozart, Ravel, Rouse, and Tchaikovsky celebrate dance. more
NEC's Jordan Hall


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NEC's FREE concerts do not require a ticket, unless stated in concert listing.
Unreserved seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Doors open 30 minutes prior to the concert's start time.


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