Jennifer Wu’s Culinary Creations Featured

Are you drooling? We are! We look forward to Chef-Gastronomist Jennifer Wu’s culinary creations on the upcoming Conversation Between Ear and Tongue event on April 14, 2018. Jennifer has prepared a carefully curated 4-course menu of small bites that all guests...
An interview with composer Reynold Tharp

An interview with composer Reynold Tharp

We interviewed Reynold Tharp about his compositional attitudes, and about his new commission for Dinosaur Annex, Spring Snow. Reynold’s piece will be premiered on the April 14 concert in Somerville. – Hubert Ho Much of your music is well-crafted, balancing...

Psyche Loui on the neuroscience of taste and music

In advance of the April 14 concert, we provide links to interviews with Professor Psyche Loui, professor of Psychology at Wesleyan University and researcher in the perception and cognition of music. At the concert Psyche will speak about the neuroscience of...
Poetry at EcoMuse

Poetry at EcoMuse

We invited Allison Adair, poet and professor of creative writing at Boston College, to compose and curate a set of pre-existing poems, and to create (along with some fellow poets) some new poems based on the music and theme of ecological resilience that we have chosen...
Interview with Elliot Miles McKinley

Interview with Elliot Miles McKinley

Co-Artistic Director Hubert Ho recently caught up with Elliott Miles McKinley, composer and son of the late William Thomas McKinley. Professor Tom McKinley was an influential presence as a long-time faculty member at NEC. Here Elliott reminisces about his father,...
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