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A year of musical growth, discovery, and joy is underway, and we couldn’t be more excited to share it with you!

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Systemic racism, unconscious bias, and white supremacy generate countless imbalances of equity, equality, and access. We must examine ourselves, and systematically advance respect, equity, and justice—within NEC first, throughout our field more broadly, and ultimately across society.

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Our community celebrates music making of all kinds (and from all ages). Learn more about NEC Prep - our K-12 music school conveniently located within the NEC campus.

Wed, June 22
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. 
Wed, June 15
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. 
Tue, May 31
Congratulations to violinist and NEC alumnus Inmo Yang ’18, ’19 AD, for winning first prize in the 2022 International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition.
Mon, May 23
NEC’s 151st Commencement took place on Sunday, May 22, in Jordan Hall, with the community celebrating the achievements of our remarkable students during a challenging time.
Thu, May 19
See photos from the April 2022 performances of Perla’s “An American Dream,” Ravel’s “L’enfant et les sortilèges,” and Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas,” under the direction of Joshua Major, Chair of Opera Studies.

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Music Monday: We release new recordings from NEC's concert halls every Monday. We hope that these performances help fill your life with powerful music no matter where you are, even if you’re unable to join us for our concerts in person.

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