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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...

A violinist in a mask plays in front of a sign that reads Boston Hope
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Collaborating with musicians across the city—many of them NEC alumni—NEC's Community Performances & Partnerships was honored to participate in the Boston Hope Hospital Music Hope Project.
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In the fall of 2019, Victor Rosenbaum's NEC piano students gave a studio recital of Chopin Mazurkas. “I though how wonderful it would be for them to play newly composed mazurkas, reimagined for our...

Sara Serpa rests her head on her hand and looks to the side. She is wearing a dark outfit and is seated in shadows.
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News from NEC alumni and faculty members Dave Douglas, Dominique Eade, Simón Willson, Sara Serpa, Satoko Fujii, Bruce Brubaker, Precious Perez, and the Alinéa Ensemble.
Freddy Cole with Ken Schaphorst on the Jordan Hall stage
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NEC mourns the loss of Freddy Cole ’56, hon. DM ’12, an internationally beloved jazz pianist and vocalist and multiple Grammy nominee.
Three smiling NEC Prep students with the Give Bach logo
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NEC alumni, students, and faculty win Live Arts Boston grants, perform music in support of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter, and are featured in the New York Times, Downbeat, the Financial Times, and more.
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President Kalyn discusses upcoming next steps in collaboration with the Black Student Union and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Task Force, and addresses the Juneteenth letter from the NEC Progressive Alumni Coalition.
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Read about the first set of actions NEC has taken over the past week, including the hiring of Stanford Thompson as Special Advisor to the President.
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NEC stands in solidarity with our Black students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and the entire Black community.
Gabriela Martina smiles and holds a wine glass while sitting down to dinner in her home. On screen is a fellow musician with whom she is virtually sharing the meal.
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After her “Homage to Grämlis” tour was cancelled due to COVID-19, Gabriela Martina ’21 MM created the Dinner With My Neighbor series to stay connected and “just be there for somebody.”