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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.

Brannon Cho performance Featured

Brannon Cho '19 AD Awarded First Prize at the 2018 International Paulo Cello Competition

Brannon Cho, Artist Diploma student of Laurence Lesser, wins first prize at the 2018 Paulo International Cello Competition
George Li photo Featured

George Li '19 MM Harvard/NEC Awarded Soloist Recording of the Year by Opus Klassik

George Li, student of Wha Kyung Byun wins the Opus Klassik award for his debut recording "Live at the Mariinsky"
Lorna Cooke deVaron conducts, in a photo taken from the perspective of the chorus. Featured

NEC Mourns the Loss of Lorna Cooke deVaron

Mrs. deVaron was the founding Director of Choral Activities at NEC.

Haber + Shattuck Chair in Voice

Carole Haber Becomes First Occupant of Shattuck Chair in Voice.

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.