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Collaborating with musicians across the city—many of them NEC alumni—NEC's Community Performances & Partnerships was honored to participate in the Boston Hope Hospital Music Hope Project.
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If you are a teacher of violin or viola, or an advanced player, you know that teaching violin is a process which builds and accumulates technical skills and artistic awareness. Organizing a basic...

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If you are a teacher of violin or viola, or an advanced player, you know that teaching violin is a process which builds and accumulates technical skills and artistic awareness. Organizing a basic...

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Sofia Gurfinkel has been cultivating the talents of young musicians for decades and has a member of the faculty since 1991. Originally trained at Moscow’s Gnessin Music Institute, Sofia’s teaching...

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Join our CE String Department Zoom summer workshops on August 14th at 7pm. Come get to know and support our current students as they perform classical masterworks from the last 4 centuries and meet...

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Join our CE String Department Zoom summer workshops on July 17 at 7pm. Come get to know and support our current students as they perform classical masterworks from the last 4 centuries and meet our...

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Join us for our first SCE Strings Department Zoom workshop of the summer on June 12 at 7 pm. Come get to know and support our current students as they perform classical masterworks from the last 4...

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Tuesdays July 21 - August 25, 2020
  • Summer 2020

In this class, we’ll learn a French Canadian reel, a New England jig, an Irish waltz, a Cajun two-step, and learn how to accompany each other on all four. We’ll explore the rhythmic differences in...

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Mondays and Thursdays June 29 - August 17, 2020
  • Summer 2020
  • Ziang Xu

Learning Music Rhythms is designed to prepare new musicians, who have difficulties recognizing and executing rhythms in music. They often rely on sound recordings and major teachers to pattern the...