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By adamg - 3/11/20 - 2:40 pm

Berklee announced today it plans "to transition to an online/remote learning mode by Monday, March 23, after spring break," while the New England Conservatory will take a similar step starting March 30.

By adamg - 12/7/14 - 12:39 pm
Concert for Change

New England Conservatory students will play in a concert on Saturday to benefit the Friends of Boston’s Homeless and The Women's Lunch Place and the people displaced from programs on Long Island when its bridge was shut in October.

By adamg - 2/27/12 - 6:39 am

John Carroll reports on protesters outside the Copley Plaza on Saturday demanding the return of Benjamin Zander, the conductor fired over hiring a guy who turned out to be a sex offender to videotape NEC's Youth Philharmonic Orchestra.

By adamg - 1/13/12 - 6:42 am

Associated Press reports on the sudden departure of the conductor of the school's Youth Philharmonic after the school learned who he'd hired to video performances. Channel 4 also reports.

By adamg - 10/6/09 - 3:44 pm

WBUR reports on a professor at the New England Conservatory who puts little weights on a piano's keys before playing it.

By adamg - 12/18/07 - 8:49 pm

Thomas Garvey vows the Conservatory won't get a dime from him until it takes down the giant "New England Conservatory" sign that now forms a prominent part of the stage at Jordan Hall:

... Vulgar in conception, the sign is likewise crass in execution: big block letters reading "NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY" loom behind the artists at every concert, just in case we happen to forget, as we're transported by the music, just where we are and who we should be donating our dollars to. ...

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