• August 31, 2009 - Roberts to Head Entrepreneurship
    How best to prepare musicians for the professional world? Rachel Roberts appointed to lead Entrepreneurial Musicianship....more
  • August 31, 2009 - Borromeos at Kennedy Memorial
    Borromeo Quartet Offers Prelude at Kennedy Memorial....more
  • August 28, 2009 - Lee, Washburn Appointments
    Pei-Shan Lee, Erica Washburn Appointments to Faculty....more
  • August 26, 2009 - Death of Joseph Maneri
    The epitome of the Third Stream musician, Joseph Maneri is dead at 82....more
  • August 21, 2009 - First Monday 25th Anniversary Season
    NEC Announces 25th Anniversary Season of First Monday at Jordan HallPopular, Free Chamber Music Series Features Performances by Outstanding NEC Faculty, Alumni, Students, FriendsFounded and Curated by Cellist Laurence LesserLaurence LesserNew England Conservatory will celebrate the 25th Anniversary ...more
  • July 30, 2009 - Michael Steinberg Remembered
    New England Conservatory President Tony Woodcock Pays Tribute to the Late Michael Steinberg ’66 Hon. D.M., Author, Critic, and LecturerMichael Steinberg (Jorja Fleezanis photo)New England Conservatory President Tony Woodcock paid tribute today to the late Michael Steinberg, his former colleagu...more
  • July 29, 2009 - George Russell Death
    NEC Mourns Death of Jazz Giant George Russell ’05 Hon. D.M.Composer, Theorist, Author of Lydian Chromatic Concept, was Distinguished Artist-in-Residence EmeritusMacArthur Fellow, NEA Jazz Master, Living Jazz Legend Taught at NEC from 1969George Russell Conducts (Tom Fitzsimmons photo)George Ru...more
  • July 23, 2009 - Greenwald Opera Edition Staged
    Helen Greenwald’s Critical Edition of Rare Rossini Opera to Have World Premiere with Roberto Abbado, Juan Diego FlorezNEC Musicologist’s Zelmira to Be Performed August 9—18 at Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, ItalyHelen GreenwaldThis summer NEC musicologist Helen Greenwald will ha...more
  • July 23, 2009 - Two New Pianos for NEC
    NEC Raises $200,000 for Two New Concert Grand Pianos in Feast of Music Piano ChallengePiano Faculty Members Travel to New York to Choose Steinway Instruments for Jordan and Williams Halls Nancy Noble Holland, President Woodcock (Miro Vintoniv photo)New England Conservatory has successfully comp...more
  • July 1, 2009 - N-E-W Trio
    N-E-W Trio Becomes Newest Resident Ensemble in NEC’s Professional Piano Trio Training ProgramFischoff and Coleman Prize-winning Group to Work with Vivian Hornik WeilersteinThe N-E-W Trio (Andrew Wan violin; Gal Nyska, cello; Julio Elizalde, piano), winners of the 2008 Fischoff National Chamber...more
  • May 27, 2009 - Je-Hye Lee Wins Competition
    Violinist Je-Hye Lee '08 M.M. Wins Leopold Mozart International CompetitionStudent of Miriam Fried Wins Grand Prize, Chamber Music Prize and Audience Prize, 14,750 €, Concert EngagementsViolinist Je-Hye Lee ’08 M.M. has won first prize in the Leopold Mozart International Violin ...more
  • May 17, 2009 - Weilerstein Competition Triumph
    NEC’s Joshua Weilerstein ’09 Wins Malko Conducting Competition Prize-Winnings Include 20,000 €, Conducting Engagements with 16 Scandinavian Orchestras, DVDGraduate of Preparatory School and College Will Join First Orchestral Conducting Class under Hugh Wolff in Fall 09Joshua Weilers...more
  • April 27, 2009 - Jazz40 Celebrations
     New England Conservatory Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Jazz Studies in 2009-10Two Weeklong Series of Concerts in Boston and New York Feature Distinguished Faculty, Alumni, StudentsHeadliner Performance at NEC Stars Wayne Shorter Quartet with NEC PhilharmoniaClinics, Community Events Take the ...more
  • January 6, 2009 - New Degree Programs
    NEC Announces Two Advanced Graduate ProgramsArtist Diploma in Opera to be Offered in Partnership with Opera BostonOrchestral Conducting Master’s Program to be Directed by Hugh WolffNew England Conservatory has announced the creation of two advanced graduate programs designed to train elite you...more