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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.

Soovin Kim and Gloria Chien Featured

Gloria Chien and Soovin Kim named Artistic Directors of Chamber Music Northwest

Kim teaches violin at New England Conservatory in both the College and the Preparatory School. Chien is an alumna of NEC's BM, MM, and DMA programs as well as NEC's Preparatory School.
Ran Blake with student pianist Matthew Thomson Featured

Photos: The Music of Ran Blake

NEC's Jazz Orchestra dedicated a December Jordan Hall concert to the celebration of composer and pianist Ran Blake, who has shaped NEC in pivotal ways over his 45 years at the conservatory.
Andrea Kalyn Featured

A New Year’s Greeting from President Andrea Kalyn

Happy New Year!

I am delighted and honoured to be here in Boston at last, and most especially, to be part of the NEC community. I very much look forward to meeting you in the coming year, both on...

Honorary Degrees 2010

Alex Ross Gives Commencement Address. Honorary Degrees to Tuttle, Quincy Jones, Kellaway, at May 23 Exercises

Jason Moran to Jazz Faculty

"The most provocative thinker in current jazz" joins NEC Faculty.

NEC Celebrates Marylou

NEC Celebrates the Life of Marylou Speaker Churchill (1945-2009)

Frühbeck de Burgos reading session

Reading session of Rimsky-Korsakov's Sheherazade.

Christian Wolff Festival

NEC Celebrates Composer Christian Wolff, last of the New York School of composers.

Loebel Associate Director of Orchestras

David Loebel Appointed Associate Director of Orchestras.

Maxwell Davies + Prep

NEC Preparatory School students focus on the works of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.

Berkowitz to YOLA

Abreu Fellow Berkowitz to Manage YOLA.

Shopping for Steinways

Late in 2009, just in time for the holidays, NEC bought itself a beautiful present—a new Steinway grand piano for Williams Hall.

Death of Charles Banacos

The late Charlie Banacos, jazz guru, influenced even those students who never met him face to face...