Student Experience

Is NEC right for you?

Who is right for NEC? What makes NEC right for the students who chose to study here? Students from all walks of conservatory life discuss the unifying characteristics of the people you’ll find at NEC.

I'm studying with...

Our world-class faculty is the reason that many students choose to study at NEC. Listen to current students talk about how their teachers shape their experiences at the conservatory.

Performing in Jordan Hall

What’s it like to perform in one of the world’s best concert halls? Hear students talk about Jordan Hall, the pride and joy at the center of NEC.

What surprised you about NEC?

You think you know what music school is all about? It’s not always what you might think. Our students talk about the things that surprised them the most when they arrived at NEC.

Living in Boston

NEC is right in the heart of the history and culture of downtown Boston. Listen to NEC students talk about how the city shapes and enhances their experiences at the conservatory.



NEC Update January 26
Due to the weather emergency, NEC will close at 7:00 PM today, Monday, January 26 and remain closed through Tuesday, January 27. All concerts, rehearsals, and classes are cancelled for both days. All buildings are closed. 2015-01-26