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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.
Aram Demirjian

Demirjian Receives Solti Award

Aram Demirjian '11 M.M. was one of the first students to enroll in NEC's Orchestral Conducting program under Hugh Wolff.

Brannon Cho Takes Sixth Prize at Queen Elisabeth

Cellist will join Laurence Lesser's studio this fall in Artist Diploma program.

2017 Student Commencement Speech: Alexandra Keller

Undergraduate jazz vocalist offered these remarks to her fellow members of the Class of 2017 at NEC's 146th Commencement ceremony on May 21, 2017.

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
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