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We are the village it takes to produce the highest caliber musicians, for whom music is language, memory, community, social force, and mover of humanity. Here are the latest stories about our students, faculty, and alumni from all areas of NEC life—our College, Preparatory School, and School of Continuing Education.

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Do All Massachusetts Composers Come from NEC?

Massachusetts Cultural Council grants for 2017 were awarded to five NEC-educated composers, including John Mallia of the faculty.

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“Many Fierce Women:” New Chamber Music from Kati Agócs

New piano trio “Queen of Hearts” premieres this week at Chamber Music Northwest; string quartet “Tantric Variations” premiered at Library of Congress in Dece

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Morningside Music Bridge Comes to NEC

In its first summer at NEC, this month of intensive solo and chamber music study and performance celebrates its 21st year.

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Eric Lu Wins International German Piano Prize

At NEC's Preparatory School, Eric Lu studied with A. Ramón Rivera and Alexander Korsantia.

NEC Prize Winners at Chopin Competition

NEC Prep students took prizes at this competition held in Hartford, Connecticut.
 

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Hilton Head International Piano Competition Prizewinner

Andrew Li takes Second Prize.

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Merry Peckham To Head NEC Chamber Music

New England Conservatory appoints Merry Peckham as its new chamber music chair, beginning Fall 2017.

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"A Prairie Home Companion" Gets Reboot

Under new host Chris Thile, relaunch is rich in NEC performers.

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Enescu First Prize in Cello

Zlatomir Fung '16 Prep takes cello First Prize at Enescu Competition.

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Banff Quartet Competition Winners

Winning quartets at 2016 Banff International String Competition include NEC players.

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NEC String Players at Competitions

In May and June, NEC string players were prize winners at competitions in Bordeaux, South Bend, Montréal, Houston, and Sendai.

NEC Pianists at Competitions

In May and June, NEC pianists were prize winners at competitions in Brussels, Milwaukee, New York, and Sendai.

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NEC Alumni Win Nonfiction, Composition Guggenheims

David Fulmer '00 Prep, '04 B.M. and Glenn Kurtz '05 B.M. Tufts/NEC are among 178 American and Canadian scholars, artists, and scientists honored.