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Beyond the Studio

What’s in your professional toolkit?

At NEC, you’ll strengthen your music with skills outside of music. In Community Performances & Partnerships, you’ll pitch programming and perform for diverse audiences. In Entrepreneurial Musicianship you’ll make new ventures happen, start to finish. And in Liberal Arts you’ll sharpen the intellectual and communications skills artists need to go further.

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Recent News

Undergraduate and Preparatory School pianists take prizes at Bösendorfer and Yamaha competition

Undergraduate Yongqiu Liu ’22 and Preparatory School student Katherine E. Liu earned prizes at the ninth Bösendorfer and Yamaha USASU International Piano Competition

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.

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

12 Days of NEC

Starting on December 13, we took a look back at some of the greatest moments from NEC in 2018 in #12DaysofNEC . We showcased performances and other moments from students and recent alumni representing

Aristo Sham Wins 2018 Young Concert Artists Audition

Aristo Sham '20 MM Harvard/NEC has been named the winner of the 2018 International Auditions for Young Concert Artists, Inc . Young Concert Artists is a non-profit organization founded by Susan

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