Composition

A composer writes on music page
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The works in this concert were written during the 2021 spring semester as part of the Graduate Composition Seminar, which took place online because of Covid restrictions.
Robbie Bui speaks at a lectern from the Jordan Hall stage during Commencement 2021.
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In his remarks, Robbie celebrated a year of music from under-represented composers, and envisioned a future of music made richer and more expansive through diverse musical ideas.
Reception following Lorna Cooke deVaron Memorial Concert
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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.
N E C music stand
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Tonight, singers and pianists from NEC’s Song Lab give performance premieres of songs by ten NEC student composers.
Jordan Hall detail
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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...

A composer writes on music page
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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...

A composer writes on music page
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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.