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.
American Academy of Arts and Letters inducts NEC alum David Rakowski and awards Charles Ives Scholarship to NEC senior Sonnet Swire.
NEC Graduate Student Luke Hsu Wins Third Prize at
2016 Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition
David Fulmer '00 Prep, '04 B.M. and Glenn Kurtz '05 B.M. Tufts/NEC are among 178 American and Canadian scholars, artists, and scientists honored.
Grammy Award–winning member of NEC viola faculty and “Music for Food” founder joins the 236th Academy class
Grand Prize for pianist Kyle Orth means an appearance with the Minnesota Orchestra under Osmo Vanska.
Gift from the estate of Si-Hon Ma '50 M.M., '52 A.D. will be heard April 23 in Jordan Hall and April 27 in Boston's Symphony Hall.
Violinist Robyn Bollinger '13, '15 M.M. and cellist/conductor Nico Olarte-Hayes '12 Harvard/NEC awarded two-year Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowships.
Wenhong Luo '17 M.M. studies at NEC with Kim Kashkashian, herself a previous Tertis winner.
Violinists Alexi Kenney and Tessa Lark and pianist George Li receive career support through these grants.
Pianist Megan Henderson '85 will start full-time July 1 as music director of Boston-area organization known since 1971 for "The Christmas Revels."