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.
Stanford Thompson '10, who completed the Sistema Fellows Program at NEC, has been selected as one of 15 TED Fellows for 2017.
Robert Tweten comes from Santa Fe Opera to NEC as new Opera Department music director.
Recent Bachelor of Music graduate wins $25,000 prize.
Nominations recognize work by NEC musicians across many categories, including rock, jazz, folk, and classical.
NEC alumni Lake Street Dive return to alma mater to kick off NEC’s 150th birthday celebration.
Luke Hsu takes Fourth Prize at 15th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition.
NEC appoints Kathleen Kelly as new Vice President of Institutional Advancement.
Under new host Chris Thile, relaunch is rich in NEC performers.
Zlatomir Fung '16 Prep takes cello First Prize at Enescu Competition.
Marvel Television's first Emmy comes from highly awarded veteran score composer.