Welcome to New England Conservatory's "A Feast of Music" online auction. Here you will find once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to bid on exciting getaways and inspiring experiences. Best of all, winning bids directly support New England Conservatory's General Scholarship Fund, which helps make an NEC education possible for every deserving student.
Monies generated will help ensure that these gifted young people can have access to NEC's world-renowned faculty and curriculum, irrespective of their financial means. And it allows NEC's impact on music - here in Boston and throughout the world - to continue to grow.
Why we host A Feast of Music:
• To raise money for NEC's General Scholarship Fund. • To raise 15% of NEC's Annual Fund goal. The Annual Fund is the lifeblood of the Conservatory and helps pay for everything from scholarships and free concerts to general maintenance. • Thanks in large part to this event, 86% of NEC's student body receives some form of scholarship award.
Did you know that New England Conservatory presents over 600 free concerts a year, ranging from classical to jazz to new musics, and everything in between?
Bidding in the Feast of Music auction helps ensure that our tradition of presenting a plethora of free concerts year-round will continue well into the future.
NEC's A Feast of Music Gala 2012
February 25, 2012 Grand Ballroom at the Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston
The Boston Herald has called A Feast of Music one of Boston's "Top 10" parties. But the music patrons who attend A Feast of Music know that it's more than just a chance to get dressed up and go to a glamorous gala. This fabulous evening brings together 450 of Boston’s most prominent business leaders and cultural philanthropists to benefit New England Conservatory’s General Scholarship Fund. One of the season’s most anticipated evenings, A Feast of Music pairs sumptuous food and wine with superb performances by NEC students of jazz, opera, and classical music.