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John Kruse
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NEC: Williams Hall

Principal clarinetist of the Royal Danish Orchestra conducts a masterclass with NEC clarinet students.

John Kruse began his studies at the Carl Nielsen Academy of Music in 1980 with solo clarinetist...

masked man
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NEC: Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre

Othello in the Seraglio, a uniquely powerful “coffeehouse opera,” tells an age-old story of passionate love and murderous jealousy, of a black slave at the 17th century Ottoman Court who rises to...

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NEC: Pierce Hall

What does it really mean to be fluent in more than one musical language? 

In the age of YouTube, world music traditions now seem closer and more accessible due to media saturation. However, while...

Mandolin student Simon Dunson holding his instrument
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In this series, we're taking you through the daily lives of students at NEC. Follow along in this day in the life of Jazz student and mandolin player Simon Dunson, and then take a look at how violinist Abigail Hong spends her time at NEC.
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NEC: Jordan Hall

About Stephen Drury

Stephen Drury has given performances throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Latin America, soloing with orchestras from San Diego to Bucharest. A prize winner in several...

Scott Pingel Double Bass
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NEC: Keller Room

Scott Pingel hosts a masterclass featuring students from the NEC double bass studios.

In 2004, Scott Pingel became the principal bass of the San Francisco Symphony and the San Francisco Chronicle name...

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NEC: Williams Hall

NEC's students meet one-on-one each week with a faculty artist to perfect their craft. As each one leaves NEC to make their mark in the performance world, they present a full, professional recital...

Grisha Goryachev
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NEC: Williams Hall

Grisha Goryachev presents a masterclass featuring students from the NEC guitar studios. 

A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Grisha Goryachev is renowned for his extraordinary musical sensitivity and...

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NEC: Pierce Hall

Presented by the 2050 Forum, the Intercultural Institute, and the Music History Department—a roundtable discussion with Jeff Todd Titon on the future of music & sound in the face of climate disruption...

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NEC: Williams Hall

NEC's students meet one-on-one each week with a faculty artist to perfect their craft. As each one leaves NEC to make their mark in the performance world, they present a full, professional recital...