Contemporary Improvisation

H. Netsky
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NEC: Jordan Hall

A retrospective concert directed by CMA co-chair Hankus Netsky showcasing the innovative legacies of CMA faculty and alumni, featuring CMA student performances of music and arrangements by Carla...

Mehmet Sanlikol
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NEC: Jordan Hall

Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol is a Grammy nominated composer, jazz pianist, a multi-instrumentalist, and an active ethnomusicologist.

Instruments wait on stands during a jazz concert
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NEC: Jordan Hall

NEC kicks off the year with a live concert featuring faculty of the Contemporary Musical Arts department, with music from many international traditions as well as Jazz, Avant Garde, new works, and a...

Peter Jonatan Profile Picture
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Peter Jonatan is a composer, arranger, orchestrator, conductor, and pianist specializing in jazz composition. He was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia. In 2009 he moved to Boston to pursue music.

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Tambourine
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NEC: Brown Hall

NEC's students meet one-on-one each week with a faculty artist to perfect their craft. As each one leaves NEC to make their mark in the performance world, they present a full, professional recital...

Close-up of timpani
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NEC: Pierce Hall

NEC's students meet one-on-one each week with a faculty artist to perfect their craft. As each one leaves NEC to make their mark in the performance world, they present a full, professional recital...

Detail of an experimental keyboard from the 19th Century
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NEC: Burnes Hall

NEC's students meet one-on-one each week with a faculty artist to perfect their craft. As each one leaves NEC to make their mark in the performance world, they present a full, professional recital...

Jaewon Wee Violin
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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. 
Anthony Coleman
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Produced by Anthony Coleman, CI students, faculty, and special guests engage with the concept of Ritual and the ways that ritual manifests in our life and music.
An abstract of the John Hancock Tower
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NEC: Pierce Hall
Two electronic showcases featuring students from Composition, Contemporary Improvisation, Jazz, and Classical Performance departments.