NEC Prep Celebrates This Year’s Seniors

On Saturday, June 13, the NEC Preparatory School community gathered online to celebrate the graduating high school class of 2020. The ceremony included inspiring remarks from Rebecca Bogers, Dean and Director of NEC Prep; Andrea Kalyn, president of NEC; and Haley Kwoun, NEC Prep Class of 2020; a surprise message from Yo-Yo Ma, and greetings and well-wishes from NEC Prep faculty.

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Composition Concerts

When NEC was forced to close our campus as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NEC composition faculty called upon students to respond through music. Over the remainder of the spring semester, each composition student composed a short solo work, which were presented in two digital concerts.
Part I premiered on Tuesday, June 9. Watch now >
Part II premiered on Tuesday, June 16. Watch now >

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In her keynote speech at Commencement 2019, legendary soprano Jessye Norman invoked the vital power of creativity in building a better world: “Offer to all comers the teachings of your heart and mind, this music of your soul, and imagine, if you will, the harmony this could bring to our world.”

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Grow as a musician this summer at NEC! Our summer programs for children, teens, and adult beginners and professionals have moved online. Gather online to build community and offer mentorship, embrace rigor and challenge, and make exceptional music together.
Summer with NEC Prep offers two-week online sessions with offerings for elementary, middle, and high schoolers in jazz, chamber music, hand drumming, fiddle, Alexander technique, voice, and more.
Headlined by resident guest artist and YouTuber Adam NeelyJazz Lab is geared toward jazz musicians ages 14 – 18 who want to express their creativity through video, audio, and digital storytelling.
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The NEC Fund

We are committed to staying connected to the heart of what makes NEC extraordinary – its people. Help fund student and community programs that bring people together and make music accessible to all. Please consider making a gift to the NEC Fund this month to create more connections through music. Learn more and give >>
NEC community: share your news and music! Reach out via [email protected] or send music via the NEC Music Hub.

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