Brass

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We caught up with trombonist Robyn Smith ’19, ’21 MM to hear about her summer as a Tanglewood Fellow, her favorite spots in the Berkshires, and what's inspiring her these days. Our text conversation includes shoutouts to contemporary composer Kevin Day, Betty's Pizza Shack in Lenox, and all the Black athletes who shone with excellence this summer.
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Welcome to Winds on Wednesdays, a musical tapas of winds, brass, and percussion. This series features short digital concerts, each just 20-30 minutes in length, in celebration of the bold music-making...

Reception following Lorna Cooke deVaron Memorial Concert
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Spring Forward Festival 2021
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Welcome to NEC's Spring Forward Festival — a 10-day, on-campus performance intensive taking place May 17–26!

The Spring Forward Festival is an opportunity for students who have been working...

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This year, we bring Jordan Hall to you, with streaming editions of First Mondays at Jordan Hall—as brilliant with music as ever, performed by some of the world’s best chamber musicians.

Now in its...

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Boston Symphony Orchestra brass teachers and their students join forces for NEC's annual brass extravaganza!

Directed by the Chair of NEC's Brass & Percussion department, James Markey, Brass Bash...

Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
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Watch as NEC Prep's Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (YPO) performs works by Brahms, Bruckner, Mendelssohn, and Vivaldi.
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In celebration of Black History Month, the Black Student Union presents this livestream concert with current NEC student Lemuel Marc and guests featuring “Stolen Moments” by Oliver Nelson and “JuJu”...

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Welcome to Winds on Wednesdays, a musical tapas of winds, brass, and percussion. This 5-week series features short digital mini-concerts, each just 20-30 minutes in length, in celebration of the...