Percussion

Harrison Honor
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Harrison Honor is a Percussionist, Timpanist, and Educator based in Boston and New York City. An accomplished orchestral performer, Harrison has performed with the orchestras of the Metropolitan Opera...

Charles Weller
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Originally from San Diego, California, Charles Weller has worked extensively over the years as a performer, composer and educator. Upon completing his undergraduate degree in Boston, Weller moved back...

Billy Hart
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The legendary jazz drummer was honored by the National Endowment for the Arts alongside Stanley Clarke, Cassandra Wilson, and Donald Harrison Jr., in the 40th anniversary year of the award.
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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...

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NEC: Brown Hall

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...

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Nasheet Waits, drummer and music educator, is a New York native.  His interest in playing the drums was encouraged by his father, legendary percussionist, Frederick Waits.  Over the course of his...

Nasheet Waits stands in front of a red wall, wearing a dark shirt
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Renowned drummer, composer and educator Nasheet Waits joins the jazz faculty for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Course
Occurs every Tuesday - online
  • Spring 2021

Have you experienced tension, pain, fatigue, and/or performance anxiety while playing your instrument or singing? In this class, you will learn tools that will help you find more freedom of movement...

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What do NEC composers have to say in light of our current times?

When NEC was forced to close our campus as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NEC composition faculty called upon students to...

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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...