Paul Biss holding his violin
Paul Biss on his 75th birthday concert, playing chamber music with loved ones, and why beauty is necessary to the human soul.
Tristan Rais-Sherman sitting on a bench
NEC welcomes new orchestral conducting student Tristan Rais-Sherman, and congratulates conducting alumni Radu Paponiu, & Nathan Aspinall on recent appointments.
Rachael & Vilray
Rachael Price and Vilray met as jazz students at NEC.
Claire Deokyong Kim plays the cello with an expression of emotion on her face.
Claire Deokyong Kim ’21 shares reflections on performing Shostakovich’s Concerto No. 1 in E–flat Major with NEC Philharmonia as the winner of NEC's 2019 spring concerto competition.
Fred Hersch Trio stands against an industrial wall in a band portrait
Top category honors went to Fred Hersch, Miguel Zenón, and Sara Serpa, with additional nods to many other alumni and faculty.
Violinist Eric Charles Chen performs with The Cleveland Orchestra
Eric will matriculate with the class of 2023 as a Bachelor of Music student, and will study with Donald Weilerstein.
A teen jazz singer smiles and sings into a microphone at Jazz Lab.
Summer students flocked to NEC this summer for programs ranging from Suzuki Explorers to Jazz Lab to the Summer Orchestra Institute.
Sara Serpa sings into a microphone with her eyes closed.
Downbeat's August issue includes an interview about Sara Serpa's mixed-media work Recognition.
Ariel Wang headshot
Ariel is a student in NEC's Preparatory School, where she studies piano with HaeSun Paik, Sangyoung Kim, and Wha Kyung Byun.
A graphic of a viola with smokestacks of an oil refinery overlaid.
NEC faculty Tanya Kalmanovitch's feature on the music of climate crisis was recently published in 21CM.