New England Conservatory Honored by U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education & Cultural Affairs For Success With Fulbright Program

By David Salazar

New England Conservatory has been named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. students by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs.

Per an official press statement, the institution has produced 67 Fulbright award recipients since 1949.

“NEC is committed to impactful excellence – to advancing music’s role in society by cultivating musical minds,” said NEC President Andrea Kalyn in an official press statement issued by the company. “We join in congratulating our Fulbright recipients, who are all musicians of profound artistry fueled by passion and curiosity. Having the Fulbright Program on campus provides opportunities for our students and faculty to exercise their creativity and thought leadership as they forge new pathways for musicianship that elevate the lives of individuals, communities, and society.”

Since 1946, the Fulbright Program has supported over 400,000 students, scholars, teachers, artists, and professionals.