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Boston GuitarFest Past, Present and Future

New England Conservatory | Posted 04.27.2016 | Entertainment
New England Conservatory

Boston GuitarFest Past, Present and Future By Eliot Fisk I founded Boston GuitarFest in 2006 at the New England Conservatory. From year one my aim h...

Another Kind of 'Return' by Dr. Hankus Netsky

New England Conservatory | Posted 03.22.2016 | Arts
New England Conservatory

The era of "embarrassment" over Jewish "ghetto culture" is long over. A major effort is needed to go beyond one-week workshops and find a way to provide substantial support for offerings in traditional Jewish music and culture at all levels of Jewish and general education...and, if not now, when?

The Role of the Musician and Artist in Tense Social Times By Nedelka F. Prescod

New England Conservatory | Posted 02.24.2016 | Arts
New England Conservatory

As a musician, or as an Artist, as I prefer to think of myself, I often feel there is way too much pressure on us creatives to be this undefinable super-being for the world.

New Pathways: Music Is a Gift

Tony Woodcock | Posted 07.17.2013 | College
Tony Woodcock

A life-long pursuit, becoming a good musician requires self-challenge, self-criticism, a desire to go further, deeper, into a musical work, exploring what a composer meant or how best to realize one's own expressive ideas in an original composition.

First Mondays at the New England Conservatory

Elizabeth Oka | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Oka

At the New England Conservatory's "First Mondays," a concert series curated by President Emeritus Larry Lesser, the mixture of faculty and alumni creates an intergenerational dialogue and distinctions between "teacher" and "student" are erased.