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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.


Tanya Kalmanovitch on Climate Change and Music

Contemporary Improvisation faculty Tanya Kalmanovitch asks: “What can any of us, musicians or otherwise, do about oil and climate change?”


An NEC Student's Star Spangled Banner at the Texas Motor Speedway

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.


Photos: Commencement 2018

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Jordan Hall Unveiled

President Tony Woodcock to "Unveil" Jordan Hall Wednesday, November 18 at noon...

Fabio Luisi reading session

Reading session of Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

Marylou Speaker Churchill (1945-2009)

NEC Mourns Death of Violinist, Teacher

Prep Students w/ Pro Arte

NEC Preparatory School students sweep Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra concerto competition. To perform with orchestra...

Competition Wins, Honors

NEC String Players, Harpist, Prep Pianist Honored. NEC cited for superior...

Roberts to Head Entrepreneurship

How best to prepare musicians for the professional world? Rachel Roberts appointed to lead Entrepreneurial Musicianship.

Borromeos at Kennedy Memorial

Borromeo Quartet Offers Prelude at Kennedy Memorial.

Lee, Washburn Appointments

Pei-Shan Lee, Erica Washburn Appointments to Faculty.

Death of Joseph Maneri

The epitome of the Third Stream musician, Joseph Maneri is dead at 82.