Resources and announcements for students, faculty, and staff; COVID-19 testing policy, and room-use protocols. 


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Systemic racism, unconscious bias, and white supremacy generate countless imbalances of equity, equality, and access. We must examine ourselves, and systematically advance respect, equity, and justice—within NEC first, throughout our field more broadly, and ultimately across society.

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Our community celebrates music making of all kinds (and from all ages). Learn more about NEC Prep - our K-12 music school conveniently located within the NEC campus.

Mon, September 13
Cagan offered inspiring, poignant, and timely words to the NEC community during NEC's 2021 Convocation last Thursday morning—the first in-person Convocation held in Jordan Hall since September 2019.
Mon, September 13
As the last days of summer wind down and the school year begins, we share recent news from NEC alumni, students, and faculty members including Darynn Dean '19, Emily Cedriana Donato '17, Kazemde George '14 NEC/Harvard, Marvin Gilmore '51, the Merz Trio, Sami Stevens '16 NEC/Tufts, Isaac Wilson '15, and others.
Wed, September 8
In this role, Fortier will serve as a strategic partner to the NEC’s president, board, and executive team in shaping the future of one of the leading American conservatories. 
Sat, September 4
Cogan, a music theorist, composer, and educator, was a member of NEC's Composition and Music Theory faculty for nearly 60 years—including many years as Chair of Graduate Music Theory—and his legacy will continue for many years to come.
Mon, August 16
NEC is pleased to announce the appointment of Christina Davis as NEC’s Dean of Students and Campus Life.

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Music Monday: We release new recordings from NEC's concert halls every Monday. We hope that these concerts will help fill your home life with powerful music, while we wait to be able to welcome you to our concert halls once more.

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