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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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NEC's Black Student Union and Gospel Ensemble Celebrate Coretta Scott King

Students celebrate the accomplishments of activist, musician, and alumna Coretta Scott King

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NEC sopranos honored at Met Regional Auditions

Erica Petrocelli '14, '16 MM, '18 AD finished in First Place, Brooke Dircks '17, '19 MM won Encouragement Award

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Philharmonia & the NFL

NEC Philharmonia featured in pre-game teaser with John Malkovich in Jordan Hall.

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2017–2019 Taki Concordia Conducting Fellow Named

Lina Gonzalez-Granados is an alumna of NEC's Wind Ensemble and Choral Conducting programs.

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Prize Winner at Horowitz Competition in Kiev

Baichao Lan is an undergraduate student of Alexander Korsantia.

Show Boat Music Director in IRNE Awards Sweep

Charles Peltz named Best Music Director, Large Stage for Fiddlehead's Shubert Theatre production in Boston

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David Adewumi Named Soros Fellow

Jazz trumpeter is the child of immigrants from Nigeria.

NEC Prize Winners at Chopin Competition

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

Ivani String Quartet Takes Plowman Prize

First Prize winners are all undergraduates.

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Hilton Head International Piano Competition Prizewinner

Andrew Li takes Second Prize.

Merry Peckham To Head NEC Chamber Music

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

NEC's 2016 Grammy Winners

Winners range across classical and non-classical categories.

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