Luke Hsu smiles and holds his violin while sitting outdoors on some steps.
NEC alumnus Luke Hsu ’14 MM, ’16 GD took third prize at the 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. Hsu completed both a Master of Music and a Graduate Diploma at NEC as a student of Donald Weilerstein.
Peter Row holding a sitar
On September 20, 2018, the NEC community honored Peter Row, a beloved NEC faculty member and former dean and provost who made significant impact during his decades at the Conservatory.  An ethnomusicologist and sitar virtuoso, Peter also taught classes in a number of departments, include Music History, Music Theory, Contemporary Improvisation, and Liberal Arts. He passed away on April 2, 2018.
Odyssey Opera
Dave Douglas smiling
Mary O'Keefe at NEC podium
gina bachauer competition logo
Aristo Sham '20 MM Harvard/NEC wins at Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition 2018
Evren Ozel and Aristo Sham headshots
Students of Wha Kyung Byun and Victor Rosenbaum win at Dublin International Piano Competition
Ziang Xu leaning on piano
DMA candidate Ziang Xu '18 MM wins the 27th New Orleans International Piano Competition
Jazz Lab group photo
Scenes from Jazz Lab and GuitarFest 2018
Andrew Worden, Assistant Dean of EM
"Building a life in music and developing an entrepreneurial skillset to go along with it is a process, so be patient with yourself." — Andrew Worden, Faculty and Assistant Dean of Entrepreneurial Musicianship