April 29, 2022 | « back

Dr. JT!

James will be in Boston on May 22 to give the commencement address and receive an honorary degree from the New England Conservatory of Music. The “First Lady of Children’s Music”, Ella Jenkins, and conductor & composer, David Amran, will also receive honorary degrees, while pianist Emanuel Ax and Kharkiv-based Ukrainian cellist Denys Karachevtsev will perform during the ceremony.

For more on the New England Conservatory and this year’s 151st commencement, please visit and