Music Theory

Yi Yiing Chen
Profile

Born in Taiwan, Yi Yiing Chen is a composer whose music has been described as “very different, showing the composer’s versatility and breadth of range and influence” and “an exciting amalgam of...

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NEC: Brown Hall

NEC's Music Theory department hosts Alinéa's season kick-off, which features a celebration of the music of George Crumb as he enters his 90th year.

The program will also feature a pre-concert lecture...

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NEC: Eben Jordan Ensemble Room

NEC guitar alum Maarten Stragier and his duo partner Luca Piovesan perform a concert of works by NEC students, as the duo Promenade Sauvage.

On April 7, the duo Promenade Sauvage will perform a...

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NEC: Eben Jordan Ensemble Room

NEC guitar alum Maarten Stragier and his duo partner Luca Piovesan conduct a masterclass of new works with NEC student composers and guitarists.

On April 7, the duo Promenade Sauvage will perform a...

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.
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NEC: Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre
Andrea Kalyn
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A composer writes on music page
Course
Lessons are scheduled between the student and instructor.
  • Fall 2019
  • Spring 2020

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

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Course
Occurs every Tuesday
  • Fall 2019

A sequential continuation of Music Theory & Literacy II. It will continue from the topics related to the cadential seventh chord and its role in the musical form of the classical period to the...