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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...

NOX Quartet
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NOX Quartet, comprising NEC students violinists Ava Kenney ’27 and Eleanor Markey ’27, violist Yu-Heng Wang ’27, and cellist Ari Freed ’27, won second prize at the Saint Paul String Quartet Competition on April 20, 2024.
Haoyu Zheng
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Meet Haoyu Zheng ’24, a Composition and CMA double major, a Teaching Fellow through NEC's CPP office, and a mentee of Grammy-winner Stephanie Economou ’12 through the EM Mentorship Program. After graduation next month, Zheng will travel to Los Angeles to work as a composer assistant in Nathan Wang's studio before moving to Baltimore in the fall to start his Master's in film scoring at the Peabody Institute, where he earned a full scholarship. 
A Contemporary Improvisation class with Anthony Coleman
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NEC: Pierce Hall

Contemporary Musical Arts presents 3 small ensemble concerts.

5:00p | Seminar in Performance Ensemble - Linda Chase, director | Eben Jordan Hall

7:00p | Interdisciplinary Ensemble - Linda Chase...

CMA Small Ensembles
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NEC: Eben Jordan Ensemble Room

Contemporary Musical Arts presents an evening of small ensemble concerts, featuring:

7:15 PM - Eden Macadam-Somer's American Roots Ensemble

8:15 PM - Nedelka Prescod's R&B Ensemble

9:15 PM -...

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NEC: Burnes Hall

A flight of performances. A richness of artists.

From April 23rd through May 7th, New England Conservatory will fill the air with the sounds of piano trios, string quartets, brass quintets, and more...

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NEC: Burnes 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...

Alaskan forest
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In faculty member Jill Gatlin's course Climate Change Culture and Performance Practicum, part of NEC's Integrative Curriculum, students gained an understanding of climate science, the sociology and geography of climate injustice, representations of climate change in art, and methods of engaging audiences across the arts — and this was just one-half of their coursework. They also acquired invaluable professional skills through the project-based Performance Practicum, in which they used their new knowledge to design, produce, market, and execute a live concert in collaboration with their peers titled What Washes Over: Sounds of Climate Grief and Action.
Josaphat Contreras
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Tenor Josaphat Contreras ’22 MM has won a 2024-25 Fulbright-García Robles grant to study mariachi at the National Mariachi Conservatory in Mexico City. Contreras graduated from New England Conservatory with a Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy, where he was chosen as the commencement speaker for his graduating class of 2022. 
A detail of the interior of a piano
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NEC: Jordan Hall Room 124

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...