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With profound sadness, New England Conservatory mourns the passing of Russell Sherman, who died peacefully in his home at noon on September 30, 2023. A legendary artist, teacher, and humanitarian, Russell Sherman leaves an irreplaceable void. The entire NEC community extends warm thoughts and condolences to Wha Kyung Byun, and to the many students whose lives and music he deepened. 
Lisa Sung ’23 GD may have started unexpectedly as a violist, but her achievements on the instrument — including an upcoming role with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra — are no accident.
NEC's 156th academic year began last Tuesday with a lively Convocation ceremony featuring performances, an alumni panel, and words of encouragement and inspiration from student speaker Yoona Kim ’23 MM, Provost and Dean Benjamin Sosland, and NEC President Andrea Kalyn.
New England Conservatory (NEC) announces an expansive fall season of performances, featuring a diverse roster of ensembles and programming. Ensembles large and small perform in NEC’s world-class venues, including Jordan Hall and the Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre.
New England Conservatory (NEC) and the City of Boston announced that all Boston students participating in the Everyone Can Make Music summer program will receive a full scholarship to continue their music education at NEC Preparatory School this fall.
NEC welcomes Becky Bermont, Kennett F. Burnes, Uzochi Erlingsson, Anna Goldenheim, and Kim McCaslin to the Board of Trustees.
The 16-year-old, who studies with NEC Prep faculty member and Piano Department Co-Chair HaeSun Paik, also took the Audience Prize and Junior Jury Prize at the competition.
NEC Honors Ensemble Quartet Luminera took the Silver Medal during the 2023 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. They receive mentorship from faculty member Mai Motobuchi. 
NEC Prep student Seokyoung Hong (15) of South Korea won the Bernice Gressman Meyerson First Prize in the competition and Audience Award and studies with HaeSun Paik. 
New England Conservatory and the City of Boston announced a second partnership to provide high-quality music education to Boston students with the launch of the Everyone Can Make Music summer program.