Mon, February 26
As Black History Month comes to a close, we celebrate Black alumni from the earliest years of the Conservatory. Members of the Black Student Union worked with NEC archivists Maryalice Perrin-Mohr and Cody Forrest to research Black history and artistry from the early years of NEC.
Wed, February 14
Love is a powerful force, especially when shared by two individuals as driven in their joint mission of creating a better world as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King ’51, ’71 Hon. DM. The change-making couple were heroes of the Civil Rights Movement, but before they made history for their activism and social justice work, their journey together began in Boston.
Tue, February 13
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recognizes New England Conservatory as one of the colleges and universities with the highest number of students selected for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
Thu, January 25
On Thursday, February 1, NEC Symphony and conductor David Loebel mark the first day of Black History Month with a performance of William L. Dawson's 1934 Negro Folk Symphony
in NEC's Jordan Hall. For many of the students performing, this has been a fulfilling introduction to the music and history of Dawson. "It's been absolutely thrilling to watch the students enter into the spirit of the music so enthusiastically and to see how eagerly they're rising to its technical challenges," says Loebel."
Tue, December 19
As another year at NEC comes to a close, we pause to celebrate the multitude of extraordinary performances that illuminated Jordan Hall and echoed across campus. Before we venture into the excitement of a new year and a calendar brimming with concerts, let's reflect on five performances that left an indelible mark during the fall 2023 semester.