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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...

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NEC: Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre

NEC students & alumni pitch their ventures live for a chance to win up to $7,500 in grant funding, plus project guidance from NEC's Entrepreneurial Musicianship team.

First prize: $7,500
Second prize...

Luciana Souza
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NEC: Burnes Hall

Music Business Panel Discussion, with Luciana Souza + industry professionals

Guests: TBA

Moderated by Drew Worden, Assistant Dean of Entrepreneurial Musicianship

Luciana Souza
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NEC: Burnes Hall

Grammy winner Luciana Souza is one of jazz’s leading singers and interpreters. Born in São Paulo, Brazil, Ms. Souza’s work transcends traditional boundaries around musical styles. Ms. Souza has...

Noah Kelly, holding his violin and smiling.
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Noah is an alumnus of NEC's Preparatory School and has completed the first year of his Bachelor of Music in Contemporary Improvisation.
Ran Blake
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June 1, 2019 was proclaimed by the City of Springfield as “Ran Blake Day.”
David France closes his eyes and plays his violin, with dappled evening light in the background.
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Roxbury Youth Orchestra founder David France is an alumnus of the Sistema Fellows program at NEC.
Mattia Mauree
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Alum Mattia C. Maurée ’14 MM and faculty members Ran Blake and Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol honored with finalist awards.
Alexander Hersh plays the cello
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The National Federation of Music Clubs has announced the four 1st prize winners at its 2019 Young Artist Competition in Greenwood, Indiana, United States, including alumnus Alexander Hersh ’15, ’17 MM.
photo of the cover of Input/Output magazine, featuring two people looking to the side
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Contemporary Improvisation alumna Magdalena Abrego ’19 MM discusses Input/Output Magazine, launched with the help of an Entrepreneurial Musicianship Grant, with WBUR.