Jazz

Maria Schneider stands in a warehouse or barn, looking at the camera with arms crossed.
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Composer and bandleader Maria Schneider comes to New England Conservatory for an artist residency March 2-4, in which she will work in person with students in the jazz department, and offer online events which are open to the general public. The residency culminates in a digital concert, airing March 10.
Maria Schneider, photo by Whit Lane
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In this digital concert, Maria Schneider conducts the NEC Jazz Orchestra in a program of her compositions including The Pretty Road, Data Lords, Walking By Flashlight, Gumba Blue, Sputnik and Choro...

A snare drum is played
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NEC: Eben Jordan Ensemble Room

NEC's students meet one-on-one each week with a faculty artist to perfect their craft. As each one leaves NEC to make their mark in the performance world, they present a full, professional recital...

Maria Schneider, photo by Whit Lane
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What’s the difference between a manager and an agent?  How do artists, publicists, and managers work together? When do you invest in building out your team? What does it take to share your music in a...

Maria Schneider, photo by Whit Lane
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Maria Schneider discusses how producing and sharing her music has evolved with the music industry. What does it take to produce a record today? And grow an audience? How do you share your music widely...

Maria Schneider, photo by Whit Lane
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The Grow Your Art Pitch Competition is open to all NEC Student & Alumni within 10 years of graduation. This competitive application process is modeled on real-world grants, and students/alumni have...

A saxophonist performs with the NEC Jazz Orchestra
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NEC: Keller Room

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...

Instruments wait on stands during a jazz concert
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NEC's renowned Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation faculty perform a concert in Jordan Hall.
Hankus Netsky and the Klezmer Conservatory Band
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Two enduring pillars of the Yiddish cultural resurgence mark 40th anniversaries with event featuring interviews with KCB founder Hankus Netsky and YBC founder Aaron Lansky by noted film critic Kenneth Turan, excerpts from acclaimed KCB productions, and cameos by KCB collaborators including Itzhak Perlman and Joel Grey
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall building
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NEC: Keller Room

NEC's students meet one-on-one each week with a faculty artist to perfect their craft. As each one leaves NEC to make their mark in the performance world, they present a full, professional recital...