Mon, February 26
As Black History Month comes to a close, we celebrate Black alumni from the earliest years of the Conservatory. Members of the Black Student Union worked with NEC archivists Maryalice Perrin-Mohr and Cody Forrest to research Black history and artistry from the early years of NEC.
Thu, February 22
Pianist Yunchan Lim ’24 GC made his spectacular Boston Symphony Orchestra debut at Symphony Hall from February 15-18 with guest conductor Tugan Sokhiev, performing Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 3 to multiple standing ovations.
Wed, February 21
Meet Charles Berofsky ’24 MM, the talented pianist and composer who amazed Jordan Hall audience members during a concert with NEC's conductorless Chamber Orchestra as the soloist for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat Major, K. 449, including a self-composed cadenza within his exceptional performance. Berofsky earned the solo opportunity as the winner of NEC's 2022 Piano Concerto Competition, one of many honors the budding sensation has achieved in under two years at NEC so far, where he is studying for his Master of Music with faculty member HaeSun Paik.
Wed, February 14
Love is a powerful force, especially when shared by two individuals as driven in their joint mission of creating a better world as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King ’51, ’71 Hon. DM. The change-making couple were heroes of the Civil Rights Movement, but before they made history for their activism and social justice work, their journey together began in Boston.
Tue, February 13
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recognizes New England Conservatory as one of the colleges and universities with the highest number of students selected for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.