Fri, February 26
Composer and bandleader Maria Schneider comes to New England Conservatory for an artist residency March 2-4, in which she will work in person with students in the jazz department, and offer online events which are open to the general public. The residency culminates in a digital concert, airing March 10.
Thu, February 25
This is the fourth year that NEC's Black Student Union has honored Coretta Scott King, a 1954 graduate of the school who met her husband, Martin Luther King Jr., while studying in Boston. This year's celebration takes the form of an hourlong digital concert on Thursday, February 25, titled “Continuation of a Dream: Requiem.”
Mon, February 22
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 145th birthday Zitkala-Ša, a writer, musician, teacher, composer, suffragist, and member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota (Ihanktonwan Dakota Oyate or “People of the End Village”), who studied at New England Conservatory from 1897 – 1899.
Fri, February 12
News from NEC alumni, students, and faculty members including Jason Moran, Abi Fayette, Audrey Chen, Angelo Xiang Yu, Donnell L. Patterson, Christine Lamprea, Tony Rymer, Tahirah Whittington, Gabriel Martins, Ronald Haroutunian, Ashley Marie Robillard, John Heiss, and others.
Wed, February 3
New England Conservatory’s Black Student Union (BSU) presents Continuation of a Dream: Requiem,
its annual celebration of the life and contribution of NEC alumna Coretta Scott King ’54, ’71 hon. DM, and of Black students and faculty throughout the Conservatory's history.