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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.

Soprano So Young Park models her Queen of the Night costume backstage during The Magic Flute at the Met Featured

Q&A: So Young Park makes her Met debut

Alumna So Young Park sang the Queen of the Night at the Metropolitan Opera in Julie Taymor's beloved production of The Magic Flute.
Soovin Kim and Gloria Chien Featured

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

Chien is an alumna of NEC's BM, MM, and DMA programs as well as NEC's Preparatory School. Kim teaches violin at New England Conservatory in both the College and the 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.

Haber + Shattuck Chair in Voice

Carole Haber Becomes First Occupant of Shattuck Chair in Voice.

Jordan Hall Unveiled

President Tony Woodcock to "Unveil" Jordan Hall Wednesday, November 18 at noon...

Fabio Luisi reading session

Reading session of Berlioz Symphonie fantastique

Marylou Speaker Churchill (1945-2009)

NEC Mourns Death of Violinist, Teacher

Prep Students w/ Pro Arte

NEC Preparatory School students sweep Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra concerto competition. To perform with orchestra...

Competition Wins, Honors

NEC String Players, Harpist, Prep Pianist Honored. NEC cited for superior...

Roberts to Head Entrepreneurship

How best to prepare musicians for the professional world? Rachel Roberts appointed to lead Entrepreneurial Musicianship.

Borromeos at Kennedy Memorial

Borromeo Quartet Offers Prelude at Kennedy Memorial.

Lee, Washburn Appointments

Pei-Shan Lee, Erica Washburn Appointments to Faculty.

Death of Joseph Maneri

The epitome of the Third Stream musician, Joseph Maneri is dead at 82.