Alumni & Engagement

A violinist in a mask plays in front of a sign that reads Boston Hope
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Collaborating with musicians across the city—many of them NEC alumni—NEC's Community Performances & Partnerships was honored to participate in the Boston Hope Hospital Music Hope Project.
Sara Serpa rests her head on her hand and looks to the side. She is wearing a dark outfit and is seated in shadows.
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News from NEC alumni and faculty members Dave Douglas, Dominique Eade, Simón Willson, Sara Serpa, Satoko Fujii, Bruce Brubaker, Precious Perez, and the Alinéa Ensemble.
Three smiling NEC Prep students with the Give Bach logo
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NEC alumni, students, and faculty win Live Arts Boston grants, perform music in support of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter, and are featured in the New York Times, Downbeat, the Financial Times, and more.
Ran Blake
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College faculty member Ran Blake, conducting alum Aram Demirjian, and Prep students Ariel Wang, Evan Tsai, Luke Henderson, Sarah Campbell, Nathan Emans, and Zani Lewis have been honored for lifetime contributions to jazz, excellence in conducting, and exceptional musicianship in young chamber musicians, respectively.
Celebrating the Class of 2020
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NEC alumni, faculty, staff, and loved ones gathered online to celebrate the graduating class through concerts and a digital celebration.
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The spirit of commencement exists beyond the walls of Jordan Hall as 84 alumni from across the globe came together to remind us that NEC is about the people, not the location.
Brian Levy
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"I was amazed at what was produced. They created things that blew my mind." Brian Levy, Jazz and Music History faculty at NEC, talks about what students are creating in his newly digital classroom.
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As a Content Engineer for Audio/Music Applications at Apple, NEC alumnus, Ari Brown ’19, combines his passion for music composition and production with computer science to help people around the world create music.
10 artists smile at the camera on a Zoom call
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In the wake of COVID-19 social distancing, NEC alumni and students have leapt forward to create and perform in digital concert experiences. Here, we highlight just a few of the new online offerings created by our community.
Darynn Dean with Jason Moran, both laughing as Dean interviews Moran
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NEC: Eben Jordan Ensemble Room

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