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Monthly Archives: February 2014

NEC Mourning the Death of Sarah Kidd

By ELLEN PFEIFER NEC Senior Communications Specialist   NEC is mourning the death of Sarah Kidd, 27, who had been aView full post »


Accepting Tension as Part of My Journey in Music   by RALEY BEGGS Second-Year MM Guitar     “MoreView full post »

Failure: Things My Teachers Said

by ANDREW NISSEN First-year GD Trombone       I have incredibly wise teachers. This should be a given ofView full post »

A Note to Prospective Students

IT’S GOING TO BE OKAY, I PROMISE.   by SYD DONIELLE RVINSKY Vocalist ’17     Grey skies.View full post »

New Practice Room Policies

NEC Administration Takes A Step in the Right Direction   by TONG WANG Pianist ’16     One of theView full post »

On Love, Non-Attachment, and Compassion

by JULIA DOMBEK Horn ’14       As human beings, we are ruled by emotions. Joy, sadness, fear,View full post »

Strangers in Paradise

REFLECTIONS ON MY TRAVELS ABROAD   by NICK TISHERMAN Oboist ’16         It was a calmView full post »

the musician’s UNDERGROUND drug

A Closer Look at Beta Blockers   by KATE LEMMON Second-year MM Flute     Beta blockers. Just mentioningView full post »


by ROB CINNANTE BM ’11, MM ’13     In 2012, Benoit Rolland decidedly raised the profile of his artView full post »