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.
Erica Petrocelli '14, '16 MM, '18 AD finished in First Place, Brooke Dircks '17, '19 MM won Encouragement Award
NEC Philharmonia featured in pre-game teaser with John Malkovich in Jordan Hall.
Prizewinning pianist HaeSun Paik joins NEC's Piano faculty in Fall 2018
Charles Peltz named Best Music Director, Large Stage for Fiddlehead's Shubert Theatre production in Boston
Jazz trumpeter is the child of immigrants from Nigeria.
NEC Prep students took prizes at this competition held in Hartford, Connecticut.
First Prize winners are all undergraduates.
Andrew Li takes Second Prize.
New England Conservatory appoints Merry Peckham as its new chamber music chair, beginning Fall 2017.
Composer will receive NEC honorary degree at the last of three events celebrating her music, and will hear BSO premiere of her new concerto.
Winners range across classical and non-classical categories.
Stanford Thompson '10, who completed the Sistema Fellows Program at NEC, has been selected as one of 15 TED Fellows for 2017.
Robert Tweten comes from Santa Fe Opera to NEC as new Opera Department music director.