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.
Contemporary Improvisation faculty Tanya Kalmanovitch asks: “What can any of us, musicians or otherwise, do about oil and climate change?”
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.
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.
Winning quartets at 2016 Banff International String Competition include NEC players.
September 25 concert “Honoring John McNeil” caps Festival of New Trumpet Music in New York.
From Ouroboros to Rosenkavalier, NEC singers can be heard in big Boston productions.
"Contributors were given a keyword and instructed, more or less, to build their own sandboxes and have some fun." —Helen Greenwald, Introduction to The O