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Music Theory

NEC’s degrees in Music Theory offer students the unique opportunity to work one-on-one with the department’s diverse faculty, which includes leading scholars, composers, and performers.

Whether you are an emerging professional theorist, a composer, a pedagogue, or a performer, NEC’s Music Theory Department provides an intellectually rigorous and incredibly nurturing environment to pursue your field of research, in one of the world’s most musically inspiring institutions.

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Beyond the Studio

What's in your professional toolkit?

At NEC, you’ll strengthen your music with skills outside of music. In Community Performances & Partnerships, you’ll pitch programming and perform for diverse audiences. In Entrepreneurial Musicianship you’ll make new ventures happen, start to finish.

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