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Robyn Bollinger ’13: Outside the Box

I adore Commencement. We recently had ours at NEC and it presented that great mixture of excitement, energy, optimism and sadness at the passage of time and imminent leave-taking. As I stood on the stage of Jordan Hall looking down … Continue reading

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Student Roundtable on Entrepreneurship

As we prepare the young musicians of the 21st century for the professional world, it is vital to understand the new pathway that is emerging, that is different from the old paradigm, and that will utilize the very best of … Continue reading

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The Art of Losing Your Self by Melissa Snoza

As we prepare the young musicians of the 21st century for the professional world, it is vital to understand the new pathway that is emerging, that is different from the old paradigm, and that will utilize the very best of … Continue reading

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Choosing Music by Kristopher Tong

As we prepare the young musicians of the 21st century for the professional world, it is vital to understand the new pathway that is emerging, that is different from the old paradigm, and that will utilize the very best of … Continue reading

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Sandra Bullock Meets Beethoven

As we prepare the young musicians of the 21st century for the professional world, it is vital to understand the new pathway that is emerging, that is different from the old paradigm, and that will utilize the very best of … Continue reading

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NEC Sophomore’s thoughts about success

In my first blog on this subject I endeavored to set forth the career challenges and outlined the skills that a young musician should possess in these ever changing and highly technological times. That foundation in place, I could then … Continue reading

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21st Century Musicians: New Pathways

Recently my wife and I found ourselves involved in multiple rehearsals and a performance of Façade, a musical extravaganza composed in 1923 by the English prodigy, William Walton on the hallucinogenic poetry of Edith Sitwell.  It was a mesmerizing experience … Continue reading

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