Schedule of Events

Friday, October 14th

Registration & Refreshment Room
8:45am - 5:00pm | Jordan Hall, Room 124

Open Rehearsals:

  • NEC Symphony Orchestra & Opera Chorus,
    conducted by Stephen Lord
    9:00am - 11:45m | Jordan Hall
  • Philharmonia
    Marcelo Lehninger
    , guest conductor
    9:00am - 11:45am | Brown Hall
  • Chamber Orchestra,
    conducted by Donald Palma
    9:00am - 11:45am | Pierce Hall, St. Botolph Building

Open Classes:

  • Advanced Opera Workshop, Patricia Weinmann and Michael Strauss
    11:00am - 12:50am | St. Botolph, Room G14
  • Ives, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, John Heiss
    12:00pm - 1:50pm | St. Botolph, Room 313
  • Third Stream Methodology, Dominique Eade
    12:00pm - 1:50pm | Jordan Hall, Room 258
  • Analysis & Performance of 20th Century Lieder, Deborah Stein
    1:00pm – 1:50pm | St. Botolph, Room 318
  • Solfège I, Paul Burdick
    1:00pm – 1:50pm | St. Botolph, Room 316
  • Solfège III, Lyle Davidson
    2:00pm – 2:50pm | St. Botolph Room 319
  • Graduate Third Stream Ear Training, Hankus Netsky
    2:00pm – 3:50pm | St. Botolph, Room 315

"Editions Matter!"
Piano Seminar with Joseph Smith
10:00am - 11:30pm | Keller Room

Masterclass with John Moriarty '52, '92 Hon., Piano Performance
3:00pm | Pierce Hall

Welcome Reception
5:30pm | Keller Room

John Moriarty '52, '92 Hon., Piano PerformanceConcert:
A Celebration of John Moriarty
8:00pm | Jordan Hall

Featuring performances by: Outstanding Alumni Award recipient James Maddalena '76, Lisa Saffer '84 M.M., '86 A.D., Michelle Johnson '05, Emily Hindrichs '09 D.M.A., Visiting Guest Artist Greer Grimsley, Executive Director & Chair of Opera Studies Luretta Bybee, and current NEC students. With the NEC Symphony, conducted by Artistic Director of Opera Studies, Stephen Lord.

Saturday, October 15th

All Saturday events will take place in Williams Hall unless otherwise noted.

Reunion Registration
9:30am - 4:30pm

John Heiss, NEC faculty, Director of Contemporary Ensemble, composer, flutist, and conductorAlumni Flute Ensemble Rehearsal with John Heiss
Mosaics and Fanfare

9:30am - 10:30am | Keller Room

  • Alumni are invited to play John Heiss’s composition Mosaics and Fanfare. (See 4:00pm listing) This piece is written for C flute and can accommodate an unlimited number of flutists. Music will be provided.

    This rehearsal is required to participate in the 4:00pm performance.
    If you would like to perform Mosaics please indicate your interest in your registration.

    Many thanks to David Murray '81, '87 M.M., Publishing Manager at Subito Music for providing NEC with Mosaics and Fanfare.

Presentations by Award Recipients:

  • Melody, Harmony, Life: 50 Years of Music Making
    Ernest Triplett, Jr. '61
    , Vocal Performance
  • John Heiss Then and Now: A 40-Year Retrospective
    John Heiss
    , NEC faculty, Director of Contemporary Ensemble, composer, flutist, conductor.

Alumni Awards Luncheon
Join this year’s Outstanding Alumni as they are presented their awards. Remarks by NEC President Tony Woodcock & Alumni Association President Ruth Harcovitz ’72.
$30 advanced registration required
12:15pm | Brown Hall

What's Next?
NEC’s Director of Entrepreneurial Musicianship, Rachel Roberts, addresses this question and talks about NEC’s approach to developing a place for 21st Century musicians in a changing world.

Presentations by Award Recipients:

  • Life as a Chameleon: Staying True to Your Color While Blending in Many Musical Landscapes
    Bill Cantos '86 M.M.
    , Jazz Performance
  • The Music of John Heiss
    Featuring Mosaics and Fanfare, performed by the Alumni Flute Ensemble, and other compositions.

Farewell Reception
Following presentations

50th Reunion Class Dinner
Open to all who would like to join their friends in the 50th Reunion Class for dinner.
$25 advanced registration required
6:00pm | President's Library


Register now for Reunion 2011!

Schedule is subject to change. Please check back here for any updates.