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Large ensemble auditions at NEC Prep are open. With more than 25 different ensembles, there's a place for every player and singer—from beginner to advanced, jazz to classical, ages 8-18.
Audition registration is open!

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Prep Student

All levels

The NEC Difference: a place for every player

Kids can enter at any level of training and move at their own pace.


À la carte offerings

The NEC Difference: flexibility

À la carte offerings mean you have the flexibility to shape the musical education that best fits your child. Enroll in just one activity (ensembles, lessons, classes, workshops) or any combination thereof.



The NEC Difference: faculty

Our faculty is world-class and wonderful, full of teachers and performers committed to nurturing young musicians.


Certificate Program

The NEC Difference: challenge

In addition, we offer a range of certificate programs for the committed student looking for an ambitious, advanced placement-like path.