Clayton Stephenson '23 NEC/Harvard was one of the six remarkable finalists who advanced to the final round, with Andrew Li ’23 NEC/Harvard and Changyong Shin ‘24 AD also receiving Jury Discretionary Awards. Five NEC students in total were admitted to the competition, and NEC also enjoys a special connection to the gold medal winner.
News from NEC students, alumni, and faculty members including Jaewon Wee, Alexander Hersh, Thomas Wilkins, Matthew Duveneck, Ashleigh Gordon, Kati Agócs and James Sommerville, Tristan Rais-Sherman, Ran Blake, Michael Rau, and Morgan Short, plus other recent news and wins.
Jason Moran, member of NEC’s Jazz Piano Faculty, has made a wonderful donation to the NEC Archives of unique piano manuscripts, exercises, and lessons from his studies with longtime faculty member Jaki Byard.
News from NEC students, alumni, and faculty members including Andreia Pinto Correa, Billy Hart, Jenny Ahn, Jonathan Swensen, Geneva Lewis, Zlatomir Fung, Olivia Wilkins-Becker, Anthony Coleman, Katherine Balch, and Roberto Poli, plus other recent wins.
Two rising stars from the NEC community have signed to the Opus 3 Artists roster, a career management group for the performing arts: violinist Maria Ioudenitch '20 MM, '22 AD, and cellist Gabriel Martins '21 MM.
Congratulations to Dr. Ian Howell ‘16 DMA, Voice Faculty and Vocal Pedagogy Director at NEC, for his achievement in winning the 2022 Van Lawrence Fellowship, an international award for interdisciplinary work in voice science and applied voice.
The partnership marks a series of firsts: the first performance of the orchestra at Jordan Hall on March 27, the debut of Music Director and NEC alumnus Joshua Weilerstein, and the start of administrative and composition fellowships between NEC and the Orchestra.
News from NEC alumni, students, and faculty members including Isabella Dawis, Michael Gandolfi and John Ferrillo, Ran Blake, Melissa Weikart, Anthony León, Tristan Rais-Sherman, Lukáš Vondráček, and more.
Anthony R. Green ‘08 MM, Charmaine Lee ‘16 MM, and Paul Wiancko ‘12 MM were included in The Washington Post’s second annual roundup of composers and performers to watch in the classical space this year.
News from NEC alumni, students, and faculty members including Darynn Dean, Michael Mizrahi, Ester Wiesnerová, Anthony León, Célina Béthoux, Marc-André Hamelin, Douglas Williams, Tyler Martin, Geneva Lewis, Alexander Hersh, Adam Levin, and Yevgeny Kutik.
News from NEC alumni, students, and faculty members including Jason Moran, Abi Fayette, Audrey Chen, Angelo Xiang Yu, Donnell L. Patterson, Christine Lamprea, Tony Rymer, Tahirah Whittington, Gabriel Martins, Ronald Haroutunian, Ashley Marie Robillard, John Heiss, and others.
News from NEC alumni and faculty members including Luther Warren, Amir Siraj, Dominique Eade, Sarah Bernadette, Aimee Toner, Talia Rubenstein, Miranda Agnew, Anna Abondolo, Kyra Teboe, Guy Fishman, Nestor Torres, Brannon Cho, Lio Kuokman, and Claire Bourg.
News about NEC students, alumni, and faculty members including Margaret Deutsch, Jenny Herzog, Vi Austenfeld, Theodora Nestorova, Kirsten Lamb, Abigale Reisman, Jason Palmer, Jerry Bergonzi, Tanya Blaich, Paula Murrihy, and more.
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.
Even amid difficult times, we can celebrate successes, growth, and good news from our vibrant and talented community.
In this edition, we celebrate news from Dongyoung Jake Shim, Chris McCarthy, Joshua Weilerstein, Leonard Fu, Rachael Price, Vilray Blair Bolles, Edwina Sun, Samuel George, Jacob Prokop, Eric Sweet, Changwon Park, Heng Yang, and Jason Palmer.
In the wake of COVID-19 social distancing, NEC alumni and students have leapt forward to create and perform in digital concert experiences. Here, we highlight just a few of the new online offerings created by our community.