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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...

NEC's 2016 Grammy Nominations

Nominations recognize work by NEC musicians across many categories, including rock, jazz, folk, and classical.

Lake Street Dive Kicks Off NEC's 150th

NEC alumni Lake Street Dive return to alma mater to kick off NEC’s 150th birthday celebration.

Wieniawski Prizewinner

Luke Hsu takes Fourth Prize at 15th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition.

NEC's New Head Fundraiser

NEC appoints Kathleen Kelly as new Vice President of Institutional Advancement.

"A Prairie Home Companion" Gets Reboot

Under new host Chris Thile, relaunch is rich in NEC performers.

Enescu First Prize in Cello

Zlatomir Fung '16 Prep takes cello First Prize at Enescu Competition.

Sean Callery Wins Emmy for "Jessica Jones" Title Theme

Marvel Television's first Emmy comes from highly awarded veteran score composer.

Banff Quartet Competition Winners

Winning quartets at 2016 Banff International String Competition include NEC players.

John McNeil Receives FONT Music Award of Recognition

September 25 concert “Honoring John McNeil” caps Festival of New Trumpet Music in New York.

NEC Singers Populate Boston Opera Scene

From Ouroboros to Rosenkavalier, NEC singers can be heard in big Boston productions.
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