Mona Sangesland
The U.S. Department of State has named NEC a top producing institution for Fulbright U.S. students. Recent graduates Mona Sangesland and Elise Kolle are pursuing Fulbright studies in Finland and Sweden.
Merz Trio EM Grant
Students from NEC's highest level programs—the Artist Diploma, Doctorate of Musical Arts, and the Professional Piano Trio Program—will perform at The Kennedy Center for The Conservatory Project.
Abigail Hong smiling with violin
In this new photo series, we'll be taking you through a day in the life of an NEC student, kicking off with a day in the life of violinist Abigail Hong '19.
GRAMMY logo 2019
Alumni and faculty across many departments at NEC have been honored with nominations for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, which take place on Sunday, February 10. 
Opera singers smile on Jordan Hall stage
Bass-baritone Zizhao Wang ’20 MM won second prize, while soprano Amani Cole-Felder ’19 MM was awarded one of two Encouragement Awards.
6 students in a jazz ensemble pose and smile
Jazz students performed within Moran's first solo museum exhibit, which included depictions of historic jazz venues
Yamaha Senior and Junior winners Yangrui Cai, Catherine Huang, Yongqiu Liu, Ruisi Lao, Kevin Cho and Katherine Liu
Undergraduate Yongqiu Liu ’22 and Preparatory School student Katherine E. Liu earned prizes at the ninth Bösendorfer and Yamaha USASU International Piano Competition
Soprano So Young Park models her Queen of the Night costume backstage during The Magic Flute at the Met
Alumna So Young Park sang the Queen of the Night at the Metropolitan Opera in Julie Taymor's beloved production of The Magic Flute.
Soovin Kim and Gloria Chien
Chien is an alumna of NEC's BM, MM, and DMA programs as well as NEC's Preparatory School. Kim teaches violin at New England Conservatory in both the College and the Preparatory School.
Ran Blake with student pianist Matthew Thomson
NEC's Jazz Orchestra dedicated a December Jordan Hall concert to the celebration of composer and pianist Ran Blake, who has shaped NEC in pivotal ways over his 45 years at the conservatory.