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.
Contemporary Improvisation faculty Tanya Kalmanovitch asks: “What can any of us, musicians or otherwise, do about oil and climate change?”
Lewis Warren, Jr. ’19 opened a NASCAR Cup race with an original piano arrangement of U.S national anthem in his home state of Texas.
NEC Philharmonia featured in pre-game teaser with John Malkovich in Jordan Hall.
Prizewinning pianist HaeSun Paik joins NEC's Piano faculty in Fall 2018
Jazzy year for NEC Grammy noms, with additional nods in contemporary instrumental & classical.
Co-Artistic Director of Silkroad and founding member of Brooklyn Rider will arrive on campus Fall semester of 2018
NEC’s 150th anniversary celebration continues with a concert of Gunther Schuller compositions on Friday, November 17th.
Matana Roberts ’03 M.M. coaches, conducts, & performs during October residency
Borromeo String Quartet records first violinist Nicholas Kitchen's arrangement of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book One.
Visiting conductor Leonard Slatkin found an NEC orchestra who were “nearly the equals of their counterparts across the street at Symphony Hall.”
As sole quartet representing the U.S. at Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition, NEC's Omer Quartet took second prize.