Marcelo Perez plays a drum kit
Recent alum Marcelo Pérez ’19 MM presented “No Means No”: an awareness-building and transformative concert addressing sexual assault against women, as part of SFJAZZ's Artists On The Rise series.
Matthew Shifrin smiles at the camera
Matthew Shifrin will take the stage at TEDxNatick on January 25, 2020.
Lei Liang
Celebrating job successes, awards, and more from alumni & students Lei Liang, Wenhong Luo, Rafael Popper-Keizer, Jeff vom Saal, Tessa Lark, Stella Chen, Alex LoRe, Ronell Warmuth, & Samantha Frenduto.
CE Jazz Certificate Student Julia Bomfim
"I feel very fortunate because at the end of the day I’m doing something that I really love." Julia Bomfim is a Jazz Certificate student in NEC's School of Continuing Education. Her certificate recital will take place Saturday, December 21 at 6:30 p.m. in NEC’s Pierce Hall, and is free and open to the public.
Jazz50 Concert 10.17.19
On Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18, alumni, students, and faculty came together on the NEC campus to play music inspired by the NEC Jazz Studies department’s 50 year history and to celebrate the many prominent alumni and faculty members who have influenced jazz over the years.
Lei Liang
The Verona Quartet stands with their instruments under green-leafed trees.
The Verona Quartet graduated from NEC's Professional String Quartet Program in 2019 and have been selected to receive the Cleveland Quartet Award for the 2020–21 and 2021–22 seasons.
Gunther Schuller, shown in 2003, established the Jazz Studies program at the New England Conservatory of Music.David L. Ryan/Globe staff/file
“He was thought of as this maverick who could change the whole outlook of the conservatory,” says George Schuller, who graduated from NEC in 1982.
Naledi Masilo
First prize of $7,500 plus project coaching from EM (Entrepreneurial Musicianship) at NEC was awarded to current student Naledi Masilo for her Dreaming Girls Music Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa.