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- February 15, 2017 - Sofia Gubaidulina Visits BSO, NEC
Composer will receive NEC honorary degree at the last of three events celebrating her music, and will hear BSO premiere of her new concerto....more
- February 2, 2017 - Stanford Thompson Named TED Fellow
Stanford Thompson '10, who completed the Sistema Fellows Program at NEC, has been selected as one of 15 TED Fellows for 2017....more
- February 1, 2017 - New Opera Department Music Director
NEC appoints Robert Tweten as new Opera Department music director. ...more
- January 6, 2017 - Taeguk Mun Wins János Starker Foundation Award
Recent Bachelor of Music graduate wins $25,000 prize....more
- November 1, 2016 - Lake Street Dive Kicks Off NEC's 150th
NEC alumni Lake Street Dive return to alma mater to kick off NEC’s 150th birthday celebration....more
- October 6, 2016 - "A Prairie Home Companion" Gets Reboot
Under new host Chris Thile, relaunch is rich in NEC performers....more
- September 16, 2016 - Sean Callery Wins Emmy for "Jessica Jones" Title Theme
Marvel Television's first Emmy comes from highly awarded veteran score composer....more
- September 12, 2016 - Banff Quartet Competition Winners
Winning quartets at 2016 Banff International String Competition include NEC players....more