Hankus Netsky and the Klezmer Conservatory Band
Two enduring pillars of the Yiddish cultural resurgence mark 40th anniversaries with event featuring interviews with KCB founder Hankus Netsky and YBC founder Aaron Lansky by noted film critic Kenneth Turan, excerpts from acclaimed KCB productions, and cameos by KCB collaborators including Itzhak Perlman and Joel Grey
Dr. Kathy May Tran practiced her instrument while on break at MGH.
The Boston Globe's Zoë Madonna writes about the Boston Hope Music Teaching Project, a collaboration between NEC and Massachusetts General Hospital that connects NEC teaching fellows and frontline health care workers for remote music lessons.  
Stanley Cowell
Cowell was a renowned and innovative jazz pianist, composer, record label founder, and educator who taught jazz piano at NEC from 1986 to 1989.
Luther Warren performs violin via Zoom, while Dr. Kathy May Tran watches while wearing a medical mask.
News from NEC alumni and faculty members including Luther Warren, Amir Siraj, Dominique Eade, Sarah Bernadette, Aimee Toner, Talia Rubenstein, Miranda Agnew, Anna Abondolo, Kyra Teboe, Guy Fishman, Nestor Torres, Brannon Cho, Lio Kuokman, and Claire Bourg.
Text: Celebrating the Class of 2020, over a composite images of about 30 musicians playing music together via individual video.
As 2020 draws to a close, we honor the achievements of our 2020 Commencement award winners, who are commended for their excellence in leadership, academics, musicianship, innovation, and more.
Patricia Racette
Low latency technology has made way for robust vocal arts study at NEC this semester, and offered a few silver linings, like master classes at a distance with Patricia Racette and John Relyea.
Close up of NEC's Beethoven statue, showing Beethoven's hand holding the score for the "Ode to Joy."
In honor of Beethoven's 250th birthday, The Boston Globe's Jeremy Eichler gives a history of Boston's relationship with the composer, through the lens of NEC's storied Beethoven statue.
Concertmaster Isabelle Ai Durrenberger
While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted concerts, NEC has made tremendous efforts to ensure the health and safety of its students, staff, and faculty members, and live performances persisted this semester. This fall, the NEC Philharmonia gave four live-streamed performances, led by conductors Hugh Wolff, Lina González-Granados, and Christopher Wilkins.
Brian Mackintosh
Brian Mackintosh ’02 shares invaluable memories of his time at NEC and how his music education influences his financial work as Chief Actuary at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island.  
Jordan Hall Exterior Zoom Background
This fall semester, the post-Thanksgiving period brings an opportunity for academic enrichment through a wide-ranging series of master classes, offered online and available to all students, whether on-campus or remote.