On March 7, baritone Thomas Hampson will receive an honorary Doctor of Music degree from NEC during a singers’ masterclass. More
Second chance at the Ninth
Were you one of the 200 music lovers who couldn’t squeeze into the SRO NEC Philharmonia concert in Jordan Hall on February 12? Here’s your chance to hear those stirring performances of Beethoven‘s Symphony No. 9 and Shostakovich‘s Symphony No. 2. NEC at InstantEncore
NEC hosts CBDNA
When the College Band Directors National Association Eastern Division convenes at NEC in early March, activities include panels, workshops, and world premiere performances of music by Charles Mingus and Gunther Schuller. Schedule and registration info
Violinist Daniel Aizenstadt, a student of Miriam Fried, has won Israel’s Aviv Prize. More
African Music Festival
Ephraim Amu‘s music triggered a “quiet revolution” in Ghana on its path to independence. Events at Boston’s African Meeting House on February 20, at NEC on February 21, and at other local partner venues explore Amu’s roots and legacy.