We are the village it takes to produce the highest caliber musicians, for whom music is language, memory, community, social force, and mover of humanity. Here are the latest stories about our students, faculty, and alumni from all areas of NEC life—our College, Preparatory School, and School of Continuing Education.
Contemporary Improvisation faculty Tanya Kalmanovitch asks: “What can any of us, musicians or otherwise, do about oil and climate change?”
Lewis Warren, Jr. ’19 opened a NASCAR Cup race with an original piano arrangement of U.S national anthem in his home state of Texas.
September 23, all day and into the night during NEC Open Studios, new Student Life & Performance Center is alive with music, activities for all ages.
Verona Quartet enters NEC's Professional String Quartet Training Program with a solid trail of international successes under its belt.
New England Conservatory celebrates 150th anniversary with opening of new Student Life and Performance Center, a state-of-the-art multipurpose facility.
Composer Katherine Balch's year so far: Virginia Woolf–inspired commission, selection as Young Concert Artists composer-in-residence.
Massachusetts Cultural Council grants for 2017 were awarded to five NEC-educated composers, including John Mallia of the faculty.
New piano trio “Queen of Hearts” premieres this week at Chamber Music Northwest; string quartet “Tantric Variations” premiered at Library of Congress in Dec.
Omer Quartet takes top prize at Borciani, a competition where other graduates of NEC's Professional String Quartet Training Program are prior prizewinners.
Luke Hsu takes Second Prize at Michael Hill Competition and is singled out by jury for his chamber music performance.
NEC string players Zhanbo Zheng, Kyumin Park take top prizes at Klein Competition.