Schedule of Events

Friday, October 22nd

  • Registration & Refreshment Area
    8:45am - 3:30pm | Jordan Hall, Room 124
  • Open Rehearsals:
    NEC Philharmonia, conducted by Mei-Ann Chen '95, '98 M.M.
    9:00am - 12:00pm | Brown Hall

    NEC Symphony and Chorus
    , conducted by David Loebel
    9:00am - 12:00pm | Jordan Hall
  • Piano Seminar: Paul Barnes
    10:00am - 12:00pm | Williams Hall
  • Open Classes
    Music Theory: Tonal Practice II,
    Deborah Stein
    12:00pm - 12:50pm

    Contemporary Improvisation: Third Stream Methodology, Dominique Eade
    12:00pm - 1:50pm

    Music History: Ives, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, John Heiss
    12:00pm - 1:50pm

    *CANCELED* - Chamber Music: Interpretation Class, Benjamin Zander
    1:00pm - 2:50pm

    Music Theory: Solfège I, Paul Burdick
    2:00pm - 2:50pm

    Stop by the registration table on Friday, October 22nd in Jordan Hall, Room 124 for classroom locations.
  • Masterclass with Andrés Díaz '85 M.M., '87 A.D., cello
    3:00pm | Pierce Hall
  • Welcome Reception
    5:30pm | Keller Room
  • Concert:
    NEC Symphony and Chorus, conducted by David Loebel
    8:00pm | Jordan Hall, Pre-concert talk | 7:00pm

Saturday, October 23rd

  • Reunion Registration
    9:00am - 4:30pm | Pierce Hall Lobby
  • Presentation on New Facilities Master Plan
    9:30am | Pierce Hall
  • Outstanding Alumni Award Presenter: Mark Churchill '72, '75 M.M.
    From Venezuela to the USA: El Sistema - Igniting Social Change Through Music Education.
    10:30am | Pierce Hall
  • Lifetime Achievement Award Presenter: Denise Bacon '52, '54 M.M.
    Influences on the Life and Career of Denise Bacon.
    11:00am | Pierce Hall
    12:30pm | Brown Hall ($25)
  • Outstanding Alumni Award Presenters:

    Robert Paul Sullivan '60

    Artistry at Work: Guitarist and Music Educator
    2:30pm | Pierce Hall

    Curtis Hughes '00 M.M., '05 D.M.A.
    Voices in My Head: Finding the Music in Sarah Palin and Joe Biden
    3:00pm | Pierce Hall

    Andrés Díaz '85 M.M., '87 A.D.
    Artistry at Work: "Solo Sonata for Cello, Op. 8," Zoltán Kodály
    3:30pm | Pierce Hall
  • Farewell Reception
    4:00pm | Pierce Hall
  • 50th Reunion Class Dinner
    5:30pm | Jordan Hall, Room 124 ($20)
    (Alumni are welcome to join their friends in the 50th Reunion Class for dinner.)
  • Concerts:
    Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
    Gershwin, Ravel, Stravinsky, Debussy
    Benjamin Zander, conductor
    Featuring Stephen Drury '85 A.D., piano
    8:00pm | Jordan Hall. Pre-concert talk | 6:45pm
    Tickets: $25 - $85
    NEC Alumni receive a $10 discount in sections A, B & C when they purchase tickets before Oct. 20th. Refer to discount code: NECReunion2010 when ordering.

    Boston Symphony Orchestra
    Barber, Beethoven & Tchaikovsky
    Marcelo Lehninger, conductor
    8:00pm | Symphony Hall
    Tickets: $31 - $118