Thu, October 22
In today's recap, we?examine the beginnings?of?Jazz Studies?at NEC through conversation with founding chair?Carl Atkins, current chair?Ken Schaphorst, and alumna?Susan Calkins?’83 MM, whose doctoral dissertation and book focuses on the history of Gunther Schuller and jazz at NEC.
Wed, October 21
The NEC Perspectives Forums, launched this summer, have provided an opportunity for students, alumni, and faculty to discuss how the past, present, and future of an NEC where everyone feels that they belong. The first set of forums focused on the Black experience at NEC, and lays the groundwork for future forums discussing a wide array of opportunities to create equity and belonging.
Mon, October 19
Cellist Gabriel Martins ’21 MM and violinist Geneva Lewis ’20, ’22 AD are the Grand Prize winners for the Concert Artists Guild 2020 Victor Elmaleh Competition.
Thu, September 17
News about NEC students, alumni, and faculty members including?Sydney Adedamola,?Ethan Iverson,?Juventas New Music Ensemble, NEC Symphonic Winds, J. Rosamond Johnson, Nicholas Kitchen, and more.
Fri, September 11
Founded by wind conducting alum?Emily Mariko Eng ‘18 MM,?the new fund bolsters racial and socioeconomic equity by providing consistent, rapid financial support for the incidental costs of pursuing musical education.