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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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Convocation 2018 — Student Remarks and Highlights

Convocation 2018 took place on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 in Jordan Hall. The program included performances by students, announcements of the Presidential Scholarships and Presidential Distinction...

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An Interview with Dave Douglas

Dave Douglas is a prolific trumpeter, composer, educator and entrepreneur from New York City known for the stylistic breadth of his work and for keeping a diverse set of ensembles and projects active...

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Evren Ozel and Aristo Sham Win at 2018 Dublin International Piano Competition

Students of Wha Kyung Byun and Victor Rosenbaum win at Dublin International Piano Competition

Morningside Music Bridge Comes to NEC

In its first summer at NEC, this month of intensive solo and chamber music study and performance celebrates its 21st year.

Commencement 2017: How Betsy Hinkle Found Her Quartet (And Her Purpose)

Violinist and founder of musiConnects offered these remarks to the graduating Class of 2017 at NEC's 146th Commencement ceremony on May 21, 2017.

Ivani String Quartet Takes Bronze Medal at Fischoff

This is the group's second competition prize in the space of a month.

Eric Lu Wins International German Piano Prize

At NEC's Preparatory School, Eric Lu studied with A. Ramón Rivera and Alexander Korsantia.

2017–2019 Taki Concordia Conducting Fellow Named

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

Prize Winner at Horowitz Competition in Kiev

Baichao Lan is an undergraduate student of Alexander Korsantia.
Charles Peltz

Show Boat Music Director in IRNE Awards Sweep

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

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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