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.
NEC cello students win all three prizes in Allentown Symphony Orchestra competition.
In Talent Has Hunger, renowned documentarian Josh Aronson follows legendary NEC faculty member and his students over seven-year period.
Cellist Thomas Mesa went on from YPO and lessons at NEC to collegiate studies at Juilliard and Northwestern.
Wolff to maintain Director of Orchestras Post at NEC while beginning his tenure as New Chief Conductor in Belgium, starting September 2017.
As a City of Boston Artist-in-Residence, violinist/composer Shaw Pong Liu will use music to address gun violence, race, and police-community relations.
GyuYeon Shim and Erica Petrocelli place in 2016 Regional Finals.
One of Paul Bley's former students describes the late jazz pianist's unique teaching style.
Eminent cellist, performer, and educator joins faculty with the 2016/2017 academic year.
Musical America includes two NEC graduates in their Top 30 "Influencers" list for 2015.
Jazz faculty and alumni, orchestras with strong NEC ties among the nominees.