Jazz

Course
TBD
  • Summer 2019

“Wait, how does that song work?” and “If you can’t hear it, you can’t play it” are common phrases for aspiring jazz musicians.  The first usually comes from students, and the second, from teachers. ...

Course
019 dates will be posted in the future. Please check back later. (Six 2.25 hour sessions and a final concert)
  • Summer 2019

Jazz ensembles are formed at all levels for instrumentalists and vocalists for adult musicians. Emphasis is on exploring a variety of jazz styles and improvisation techniques.

Ensemble times will be...

Course
2019 dates will be posted in the future. Please check back later. (Six 2.25 hour sessions and a final concert)
  • Summer 2019

In this performance-oriented class, students learn how to play Chicago and New Orleans blues from both a technical and an emotional perspective. Emphasis is place on developing content (i.e., what to...

Course
Lessons are scheduled between the student and instructor.
  • Summer 2019

Study one-on-one with our exceptional School of Continuing Education (SCE) faculty with lessons in a variety of instruments. Whether you're a seasoned musician or a total rookie, private lessons are...

Mandolin student Simon Dunson holding his instrument
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In this series, we're taking you through the daily lives of students at NEC. Follow along in this day in the life of Jazz student and mandolin player Simon Dunson, and then take a look at how violinist Abigail Hong spends her time at NEC.
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NEC: Eben Jordan Ensemble Room

Pianist Dan Tepfer leads a master class.

Dan Tepfer has made a name for himself as a pianist-composer of wide-ranging ambition, individuality and drive — “a remarkable musician” in the words of the W...

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NEC: Jordan Hall Room 124

Jeanie Lovetri leads a vocal workshop.

Join us for a master class with internationally renowned singing teacher Jeanie LoVetri! Somatic Voicework™ The LoVetri Method is an important 21st-century...

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NEC: Bower Stage

NEC Students present their music in an open mic hosted by the Jazz, CI and EM Departments.

Chou wen-chung smiling and gesturing with his hands
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At his home in New York, composer Chou Wen-chung was presented with an honorary doctorate by NEC President Andrea Kalyn.
Small Jazz Ensemble
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NEC: Eben Jordan Ensemble Room

Students perform under the instruction of NEC faculty member, Jason Moran.