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John Kruse
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Principal clarinetist of the Royal Danish Orchestra conducts a masterclass with NEC clarinet students.

John Kruse began his studies at the Carl Nielsen Academy of Music in 1980 with solo...

New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall building
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Moderated by Ken Schaphorst, this panel includes Arturo O'Farrill, Somi Kakoma, and Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, composers whose work employs multiple musical languages. Free and open to the public with proof...

A percussionist performs on glass bells
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[nec]shivaree, the NEC Avant-Garde Ensemble directed by NEC faculty Stephen Drury, is the attack wing of NEC's new music program, performing the modern, the new, and the avant-garde.
Flutist detail
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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 that is free and open to the public. It's your first look at the artists of tomorrow.
Jonathan Biss Piano
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Jonathan Biss, Mildred Levinson Piano Artist-in-Residence, presents a masterclass featuring students from the NEC Piano Studios.
Mary Halvorson with guitar
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Internationally renowned guitarist/composer/improviser Mary Halvorson coaches NEC students on their music, as part of her three-day residency with the Contemporary Improvisation department.
Liederabend
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From Benjamin Britten’s New York song cycles, to the poems of Luis Cernuda and Marina Tsvetaeva, to the many Austrian and German composers who fled their homelands in the twentieth century, this...

A pianist and singer perform together.
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Join us in exploring songs by Pauline Viardot (Happy 200th Birthday!), Ethel Smyth, Maude Valerie White, Liza Lehmann, Germaine Tailleferre, Cécile Chaminade, Lili Boulanger, Alma Mahler, Josephine Lang, Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn, and NEC’s own Florence Price and Amy Beach.
A collaborative pianist performs with a singer
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Paul Verlaine inspired generations of song composers with his visionary, evocative poems. This concert explores his far-reaching influence.
A composer writes on music page
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The newest works from the next generation of composers.

Tuesday Night New Music is a student-run, faculty-supervised concert series directed by Brooks Clarke ’22 MM under the supervision of...