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EVENT April 7, 2014

NEC Presents Special In The Mix Concert Featuring Middle Eastern, Jewish Music And American Roots Ensembles At Pierce Hall

New England Conservatory presents a special evening of three concerts featuring top student musicians on Tuesday, April 22. Performing, as part of the conservatory’s In the Mix series, are the Middle Eastern, Jewish Music and American Roots ensembles. Performances take place at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. at New England Conservatory’s Pierce Hall on the first ...

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EVENT April 4, 2014

New England Conservatory Presents György Kurtág Signs, Games & Messages On Monday, April 28 In NEC’s Jordan Hall

Join NEC Contemporary Improvisation students and faculty, led by composer/pianist Anthony Coleman in György Kurtág Signs, Games & Messages, a concert featuring performances and riffs on renowned Romanian-born composer Kurtág's music, sources, and notions. The concert takes place on Monday, April 28 at 8 p.m. in NEC’s Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA. The concert ...

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EVENT April 4, 2014

New England Conservatory Presents The NEC Gospel Ensemble And NEC Jazz Composers Ensemble On Thursday, April 10 At Brown Hall

Join two exceptional NEC student ensembles – the NEC Gospel Ensemble and the NEC Jazz Composer’s Ensemble – as they perform contemporary gospel music and student compositions, plus works by Thelonious Monk and Wayne Shorter on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m. in NEC’s Brown Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA. The concert is free and ...

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EVENT March 29, 2014

New England Conservatory Presents Student Honors Ensembles Great On Paper And Choro Bastardo

Tuesday, April 1 at Jordan Hall Each year, an audition committee of professional musicians selects a few exceptional student ensembles to represent the New England Conservatory Honors Ensemble Program. Two of these ensembles — Great on Paper and Choro Bastardo perform on Tuesday, April 1 at 8 p.m. in NEC’s Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Avenue, Boston, ...

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EVENT March 11, 2014

Discover The Jazz Innovators Of Tomorrow With In The Mix

A Free Series of Concerts Showcasing New England Conservatory's Exceptional Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation Ensembles Music Ranges from Jazz to Middle Eastern, Jewish to American Roots, African Drumming to Electro Acoustic 35 One-Hour Concerts Over 12 Evenings at NEC's Pierce Hall Thursday, March 27 – Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Discover the jazz innovators of tomorrow with ...

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EVENT March 3, 2014

New England Conservatory Jazz Studies Department Presents The Music Of Dave Holland On Thursday, March 13 At Brown Hall

New England Conservatory Jazz Studies Department Presents The Music Of Dave Holland On Thursday, March 13 At Brown Hall

Join visiting artist-in-residence, renowned jazz bassist Dave Holland as he leads New England Conservatory jazz students in a performance of his music at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 13 at NEC’s Brown Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information call 617-585-1122. A master of tone ...

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AWARD/GRANT February 11, 2014

New England Conservatory Jazz Studies Student Andrew Schiller And Alumni Jeff Schneider And Christopher Zuar

Receive 2014 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards New England Conservatory Jazz Studies student Andrew Schiller and alumni Jeff Schneider and Christopher Zuar have been selected to receive 2014 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. Schiller is a jazz bassist and composer working toward his Master of Music degree at NEC. Schneider is a composer and ...

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EVENT February 5, 2014

New England Conservatory Jazz Studies Department Presents Jazz And The Struggle For Freedom & Equality

New England Conservatory Jazz Studies Department Presents Jazz And The Struggle For Freedom & Equality

Performed by the NEC Jazz Orchestra on Thursday, February 27 at Jordan Hall WGBH Jazz Host Eric Jackson to Narrate Mingus’ “Freedom” Ken Schaphorst, New England Conservatory's chair of jazz studies, leads the NEC Jazz Orchestra in Jazz and the Struggle for Freedom & Equality featuring some of the landmark compositions associated with the battle against ...

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EVENT February 1, 2014

NEC Presents Third Stream Headwaters Thursday, February 13 At NEC’s Jordan Hall

NEC’s Charles Peltz Conducts Program Including World Premiere Performances of Gunther Schuller’s From Here to There commissioned by NEC and Charles Mingus’ Half-Mast Inhibition in its original orchestration Join Charles Peltz, Director of New England Conservatory’s Wind Ensemble activities, as he conducts Third Stream Headwaters, a program in which he traces the history of NEC's unique ...

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EVENT January 31, 2014

NEC Presents A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall Tuesday, February 18 At NEC’s Jordan Hall

Original Works and Recompositions Offering a Kaleidoscopic Perspective on Protest Music and Social Change Throughout History NEC Faculty Eden MacAdam-Somer, Anthony Coleman Tanya Kalmanovitch plus student pieces include Soldiers Joy which explores the dual reality of soldiers lives in the field and when they come home; a reflection on the Persian Gulf War; a piece inspired ...

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