Composition

Lyle Davidson at NEC Commencement
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A member of NEC's faculty for more than 50 years, alumnus Lyle Davidson was a revered and accomplished composer, educator, and researcher whose legacy will continue for decades.
Text: "Jupiter's Legacy" in gold letters with a golden eagle icon. A lineup of serious-faced superheroes behind the words.
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Composition alumna Stephanie Economou ’12 has been busy on the interview circuit, discussing her creative process as composer for the Netflix original series Jupiter’s Legacy, a superhero story starring Josh Duhamel and based on the graphic novel by writer Mark Millar and artist Frank Quitely. The series launched on May 7, 2021.
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Tonight, singers and pianists from NEC’s Song Lab give performance premieres of songs by ten NEC student composers.
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The newest works from the next generation of composers.

Tuesday Night New Music is a student-run, faculty-supervised concert series directed by Robert Bui ’21 under the supervision of composition...

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The newest works from the next generation of composers.

Tuesday Night New Music is a student-run, faculty-supervised concert series directed by Robert Bui ’21 under the supervision of composition...

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In this concert, presented by the Composition department, hear works by NEC faculty members Sid Richardson, Michael Gandolfi, and Kati Agócs.
Pencil drawing of Zitkála-Šá with violin, tipis, the word Google, and two red birds flying,
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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 145th birthday Zitkala-Ša, a writer, musician, teacher, composer, suffragist, and member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota (Ihanktonwan Dakota Oyate or “People of the End Village”), who studied at New England Conservatory from 1897 – 1899.
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The newest works from the next generation of composers. Tuesday Night New Music is a student-run, faculty-supervised concert series directed by Robert Bui ’21 under the supervision of composition chair Michael Gandolfi.
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Freelance composer and conductor, Lauren Bernofsky '92 MM, shares her unique NEC experiences that continue to influence her career.
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NEC: Brown Hall

In the course of completing the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at New England Conservatory, performance majors present not just one, but three full-length recitals, for which they also write program...