Alumnus Ari Sussman '16, '18 MM
The New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) has announced Ari Sussman to be the first of seven composers selected to write an orchestral piece to be premiered by the NYYS on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 2pm at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Folk trio I'm With Her (Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O'Donovan, and Sara Watkins)
Contemporary Improvisation alumnae Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O'Donovan, two-thirds of the folk band I'm With Her, were honored for Best American Roots Song—and were among several NEC winners and nominees.
Alumna and vocalist Sara Serpa '08 MM
The New York Times featured singer and alumna Sara Serpa (MM '08) as one of New York's innovative vocalists at Winter Jazzfest.
Marcelo Perez plays a drum kit
Recent alum Marcelo Pérez ’19 MM presented “No Means No”: an awareness-building and transformative concert addressing sexual assault against women, as part of SFJAZZ's Artists On The Rise series.
Matthew Shifrin smiles at the camera
Matthew Shifrin will take the stage at TEDxNatick on January 25, 2020.
Lei Liang
Celebrating job successes, awards, and more from alumni & students Lei Liang, Wenhong Luo, Rafael Popper-Keizer, Jeff vom Saal, Tessa Lark, Stella Chen, Alex LoRe, Ronell Warmuth, & Samantha Frenduto.
CE Jazz Certificate Student Julia Bomfim
"I feel very fortunate because at the end of the day I’m doing something that I really love." Julia Bomfim is a Jazz Certificate student in NEC's School of Continuing Education. Her certificate recital will take place Saturday, December 21 at 6:30 p.m. in NEC’s Pierce Hall, and is free and open to the public.
Jazz50 Concert 10.17.19
On Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18, alumni, students, and faculty came together on the NEC campus to play music inspired by the NEC Jazz Studies department’s 50 year history and to celebrate the many prominent alumni and faculty members who have influenced jazz over the years.
Lei Liang