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Thank you for your interest in NEC!

We are fortunate to have many of the world's best young musicians apply here each year; we hope you are one of them!

Applications for fall (September) admission must be submitted by December 1. Most programs require a prescreening recording as described in our Audition Requirements.

Applications for spring (January) admission are accepted on a space-available basis. Students interested in January entry should contact us about anticipated openings before submitting an application.

Please see detailed information for:

Undergraduate Applicants

Graduate Applicants

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Contact Us at 617-585-1101 or admission@necmusic.edu


For specific questions about your intended major, please contact the Admissions team member for your program:

Alex Powell, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Artist Diploma, String Quartet Program, Piano Trio Program
alex.powell@necmusic.edu  617-585-1103

Nick Gleason, Associate Director of Admissions
Jazz, Contemporary Improvisation, Brass, Percussion, Composition, Theory, Musicology
nick.gleason@necmusic.edu  617-585-1105

Maya Jacobs, Assistant Director of Admissions
Voice, Piano, Collaborative Piano
maya.jacobs@necmusic.edu  617-585-1102

Zach Schwartz, Admissions Counselor
Strings, Woodwinds, Conducting
zach.schwartz@necmusic.edu  617-585-1104

Julia Ferragamo, Campus Visit Coordinator
General Inquiries and Tours
admissions@necmusic.edu  617-585-1101

NEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or veteran status in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, or other Conservatory-sponsored activities.

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