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.
Students celebrate the accomplishments of activist, musician, and alumna Coretta Scott King
Erica Petrocelli '14, '16 MM, '18 AD finished in First Place, Brooke Dircks '17, '19 MM won Encouragement Award
NEC Philharmonia featured in pre-game teaser with John Malkovich in Jordan Hall.
Lina Gonzalez-Granados is an alumna of NEC's Wind Ensemble and Choral Conducting programs.
Baichao Lan is an undergraduate student of Alexander Korsantia.
Charles Peltz named Best Music Director, Large Stage for Fiddlehead's Shubert Theatre production in Boston
Jazz trumpeter is the child of immigrants from Nigeria.
NEC Prep students took prizes at this competition held in Hartford, Connecticut.
Andrew Li takes Second Prize.
New England Conservatory appoints Merry Peckham as its new chamber music chair, beginning Fall 2017.
Composer will receive NEC honorary degree at the last of three events celebrating her music, and will hear BSO premiere of her new concerto.
Winners range across classical and non-classical categories.