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.
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.
Aram Demirjian '11 M.M. was one of the first students to enroll in NEC's Orchestral Conducting program under Hugh Wolff.
Cellist will join Laurence Lesser's studio this fall in Artist Diploma program.
Undergraduate jazz vocalist offered these remarks to her fellow members of the Class of 2017 at NEC's 146th Commencement ceremony on May 21, 2017.
In its first summer at NEC, this month of intensive solo and chamber music study and performance celebrates its 21st year.