Welcome to NEC's News pages, where we share the latest information on institutional events, trumpet our faculty and student accomplishments, and take note of appointments, honors, and milestones.
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- January 29, 2016 - NEC Singers among Met Regional Winners
GyuYeon Shim and Erica Petrocelli place in 2016 Regional Finals....more
- January 15, 2016 - Satoko Fujii Remembers Paul Bley
One of Paul Bley's former students describes the late jazz pianist's unique teaching style....more
- January 11, 2016 - Lluis Claret Appointed to NEC's String Faculty
Eminent cellist, performer, and educator joins faculty with the 2016/2017 academic year....more
- December 9, 2015 - Musical America "Influencers" Include NEC Alumni
Musical America includes two NEC graduates in their Top 30 "Influencers" list for 2015....more
- December 4, 2015 - NEC Composers Win American Prize Awards
The American Prize Competition 2015 awards Travis Alford '08 M.M. and Shawn Crouch '00 First and Third Place in Composition....more
- November 18, 2015 - Rare String Instruments Are the Prize
NEC string players are among those awarded extended loans of rare instruments this fall by the Canada Council Musical Instrument Bank....more
- October 21, 2015 - Prep Alumnus Wins Fourth Prize at Chopin Competition
Eric Lu '13 Prep studied at NEC with A. Ramón Rivera and Alexander Korsantia....more
- October 16, 2015 - Ouroboros Trilogy Team on Upcoming NEC Workshops
"The students are going to be a critical part of this team; they will be the first to get the show up and participate in molding, shaping, and transforming it."...more
- October 2, 2015 - Parker Quartet's Big Boston Year
Currently Blodgett Quartet-in-Residence at Harvard University, the group is using this year in Boston in ways that benefit both Harvard and New England Conservatory....more