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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.

Merz Trio EM Grant Featured

NEC Students Perform at the Kennedy Center for The Conservatory Project

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 Featured

A Day in the Life: Abigail Hong '19 Violin Performance

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 Featured

2019 GRAMMY Nominees

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. 

El Sistema USA Transition Plan

Transition Plan for El Sistema USA Announced

Parkers Win Grammy

Parker Quartet, Wayne Escoffery Win Grammy Awards

Washburn Named Director Choral Activities

Erica Washburn Named Director of Choral Activities

Death of Eric Rosenblith

Former Faculty Eric Rosenblith has died at age 90

NEC 2011 Grammy Nominations

NEC Alumni, Faculty among those recognized with Grammy Nominations

George Li Wins YCA

15-year old pianist George Li wins Young Concert Artists International Auditions.

NEC Presents Schuller Salute

NEC Presents The Many Sides of Gunther Schuller, an 85th Birthday Salute, Nov. 16

NEC, HandH Conducting Apprenticeship

NEC and Handel and Haydn Society Join Forces in Apprentice Conducting Program.

NEC Presents New Golijov Work

NEC Presents East Coast Premiere of New Golijov Work

Ann Beha to Design Campus Master Plan

Ann Beha Architects Engaged for Campus Master Plan