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Andrea Kalyn
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A New Year’s Greeting from President Andrea Kalyn

Happy New Year!

I am delighted and honoured to be here in Boston at last, and most especially, to be part of the NEC community. I very much look forward to meeting you in the coming year, both on...

Lautaro Mantilla
Course

Music Without Borders in the 21st Century

| 7:30 PM

This class offers an introduction to current musical movements from around the world!

The class will present a framework for students to develop their musical creativity while immersing themselves in...

Fredericka King
Course

History of Western Music I: 9th-18th

| 6:00 PM

The recorded history of music in Christianized Europe begins with the notation of sacred chant in the 9th century. The development of that repertory over the next several centuries laid the...

Fredericka King
Course

History of Western Music II: 9th-18th

| 6:00 PM

The recorded history of music in Christianized Europe begins with the notation of sacred chant in the 9th century. The development of that repertory over the next several centuries laid the...

Peter Row holding a sitar
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Peter Row Memorial Concert

On September 20, 2018, the NEC community honored Peter Row, a beloved NEC faculty member and former dean and provost who made significant impact during his decades at the Conservatory.  An ethnomusicologist and sitar virtuoso, Peter also taught classes in a number of departments, include Music History, Music Theory, Contemporary Improvisation, and Liberal Arts. He passed away on April 2, 2018.
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Alan Karass

Alan Karass is Director of Library Services and Faculty Member (Music History) at the New England Conservatory in Boston, Massachusetts. His ethnomusicological research focuses on the relationship...

Mehmet Sanlikol
Event

Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol Faculty Recital

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Music from the 17th century Istanbul

DÜNYA ensemble led by faculty Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol presents a diverse range of music compiled by Ali Ufuki in mid-17th century Istanbul including Sufi...

Peter Row holding a sitar
Event

Peter Row Memorial Concert

Join the NEC community in celebrating, honoring, and remembering Peter Row, a beloved NEC faculty member and former dean and provost who made significant impact during his decades at the Conservatory....

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2018 Commencement Guests Announced

John Heiss to speak; Herbie Hancock, Edgar Albert Meyer, Jr., Peter Lyman Row and Joseph L. Bower to receive honorary doctorates.
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