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view all April 23, 2015 - Presidential Search Committee NamedWide variety of stakeholders, perspectives, musical disciplines represented....more April 16, 2015 - Two NEC Alumni Win GuggenheimsDarcy James Argue '02 M.M. and Andreia Pinto-Correia '06 M.M., '13 D.M.A. among 11 American and Canadian composers honored
...more April 13, 2015 - Ninomiya to Teach at NECFormer Preparatory School student to join college violin faculty...more April 13, 2015 - Churampi Wins NTCLatest award to young trumpet student who won national competition....more April 9, 2015 - SLPC Groundbreaking Ceremony Ceremony Marks Conservatory's First New Construction Since 1959...more April 9, 2015 - NEC Salutes MFA Greek GalleriesChamber Orchestra Performs Greek Themed Works by Satie, Stravinsky. Honors Malcolm Rogers...more April 8, 2015 - Commencement 2015Honorary degrees to be bestowed on Kyung-Wha Chung, Ahmad Jamal, Jessye Norman, Russell Sherman....more April 7, 2015 - MacDowell Medal for Gunther SchullerFormer NEC president honored as a "composer's composer [with] a generous, humane soul."...more April 3, 2015 - Doris Duke Artists NamedDarcy James Argue '02 M.M., Okkyung Lee '00 M.M. named two of 20 "remarkable performing artists."...more March 25, 2015 - Fung Wins JohansenPrep cellist wins first prize in cello division of Washington DC based competition....more March 23, 2015 - String Players First and Second PrizeNEC violinist, cellist take top prizes in Hudson Valley Philharmonic String Competition....more March 18, 2015 - BSO's Childers, Winter to Horn FacultyAppointments complete addition of all BSO brass players to NEC teaching roster....more March 9, 2015 - Inmo Yang wins PaganiniStudent of Miriam Fried, youngest of finalists, win $22,000 prize...more March 4, 2015 - NEC Presents Cosi fan tutteStephen Lord conducts; Joshua Major directs....more March 3, 2015 - NEC Prizewinners Chopin CompetitionFirst, third and Sixth Prizewinners have studied at NEC...more March 3, 2015 - Death of William Thomas McKinleyMultifaceted musician served on faculty from 1972 to 1995....more February 25, 2015 - Board Approves Construction of SLPCNEC Board Votes to Begin Construction of New Student Life and Performance Center...more February 11, 2015 - Basrak Joins Studio FacultyBSO Assistant Principal Violist to Teach Viola Students...more February 6, 2015 - Death of Robert CeelyComposer, Founder of NEC Electronic Music Studio, Taught at NEC 38 Years...more January 23, 2015 - Dialogues of the CarmelitesNEC Opera to be conducted by Stephen Lord, directed by Steven Goldstein...more January 23, 2015 - Scriabin 100NEC Pianists Commemorate Composer Centennial with All His Piano Music...more
view all December 17, 2014 - George Li Wins AnimatoWon grand prize, two special prizes at international competition in Paris...more December 15, 2014 - NEC Faculty Responds to Afghan BombingsEden MacAdam-Somer shares her thoughts on violence abroad and at home...more December 10, 2014 - Devin Roth Making It in HollywoodAlum is orchestrating and scoring for film and television....more December 10, 2014 - 57th Grammy Nominations Recognize NEC MusiciansStrong showing for NEC musicians in Jazz categories. A Far Cry chamber orchestra nominated for Kickstarter-funded project....more December 5, 2014 - Boston Globe on ValhallaRead the "Boston Globe's" interview with conductor Robert Spano on NEC's gala....more November 21, 2014 - Joshua Weilerstein to Lausanne PostViolin/conducting alumnus to lead Swiss chamber orchestra...more November 10, 2014 - Hsu First at Korean CompetitionIsang Yun Competition among most prestigious in Korea...more November 4, 2014 - NEC Singers Shine at SongfestSix singers from Carole Haber's studio awarded prizes....more October 30, 2014 - NEC Mourns Death of Mayor MeninoPresident Woodcock recalls the Mayor as good friend to NEC....more October 28, 2014 - Setabrahmana Conducting HonorSecond prize in competition for alum in wind ensemble conducting ...more October 24, 2014 - Death of Andrew CarterNEC Mourns loss of longtime supporter, husband of faculty flutist Renee Krimsier...more October 20, 2014 - In Mo Yang CAG WinnerWins cash prize, New York recital, two years' management...more October 16, 2014 - NEC to Premiere Reconstructed Kirchner WorkFlutist Paula Robison, conductor Hugh Wolff, NEC Philharmonia join together for "Music for Flute and Orchestra"...more October 3, 2014 - President Woodcock's Letter to NEC Board of TrusteesNEC President Tony Woodcock explains his decision to step down from the presidency in 2015....more September 29, 2014 - Akselrud Competition PrizesTakes Second and Third Prize in American and Australian competitions....more September 24, 2014 - Marvin Gilmore Turns 90NEC Congratulates Our Overseer on his Birthday...more September 24, 2014 - Rymer Second at EnescuNEC educated cellist takes silver medal at Enescu International Competition...more September 15, 2014 - Taeguk Mun Wins CasalsStudent of Laurence Lesser triumphs in Budapest...more September 8, 2014 - An Evening in ValhallaWagner Gala concert to benefit new Student Life and Performance Center...more September 5, 2014 - Freedom to PlayArtistic freedom is having the ability to look at a given task and to interpret it in whichever way you choose....more