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Upcoming Events

WIlliam Thomas McKinley

William Thomas McKinley 80th Birthday Memorial Celebration: Concert

NEC: Jordan Hall

Join us for a retrospective look at the music of William Thomas McKinley, featuring a diverse cast of amazing ensebles and performers including Dinosaur Annex, Transient Canvas, Nahre Sol, Michael...

fence on grass

Tar Sands Songbook

NEC: Brown Hall

New England Conservatory's Intercultural Institute and The NEC 2050 Forum present Tanya Kalmanovitch’s Tar Sands Songbook, a documentary performance about music, memory and oil.

An illuminating work...

Robert Cogan

Robert Cogan Faculty Recital

NEC: Jordan Hall

The Music of Cogan, Crawford Seeger, Escot, McMullin, and Truniger


Ruth Crawford Seeger

Sacco, Vanzetti from Two Ricercari (1932)

        Elizabeth Keusch,...

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Masterclass with Eva-Maria Houben

NEC: Eben Jordan Ensemble Room

Internationally acclaimed experimental composer, Eva-Maria Houben, discusses and demonstrates performance practice of her works: the role of silence, treatment of musical time and thresholds of sound...

Leonard Bernstein conducting, holding a baton in his right hand.

NEC Symphony + Paul Biss

NEC: Jordan Hall

The NEC Symphony’s season begins with conductor and violinist Paul Biss leading Dvořák’s “New World Symphony.”  The Bernstein centennial celebration continues with music from his rarely heard 1974...

Jazz Sax player

Noah Preminger Quartet Masterclass

NEC: Williams Hall

The Noah Preminger Quartet leads a masterclass featuring Noah Preminger (tenor), Jason Palmer (tpt), Kim Cass (bass) and Dan Weiss (drums).  

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Exploring Bi-Musicality with Phil Scarf & Jerry Leake

NEC: Pierce Hall
A scene from West Side Story, Maria reaches down from a balcony and touches the hand of Tony.

NEC Jazz Orchestra presents Tonight: The Music of Leonard Bernstein

NEC: Jordan Hall

The NEC Jazz Orchestra kicks off their season with a program of Bernstein classics including selections from his beloved Broadway masterpiece West Side Story.  The program will also include Prelude,...

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A concert of music by Eva-Maria Houben

NEC: Brown Hall

A concert of music by Eva-Maria Houben performed by Eva-Maria Houben and NEC students with pre-concert talk by Ms. Houben at 7:30pm.

Pre-concert talk with Eva-Maria Houben

Composer Eva-Maria Houben...

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Piano Seminar: Eva-Maria Houben

NEC: Williams Hall

New England Conservatory's Piano Department invites the public to join NEC students in exploring the challenges and complexities that pianists face in the world today, through presentations and...