NEC Prep Youth Chorale Singers

"Truly to sing, that is a different breath." - Rainer Maria Rilke

Jennifer Caraluzzi, Voice Department Chair

Private Lessons

Private instruction is the foundation of a sound musical education. At NEC Prep, the depth and expertise of our faculty assure a great match for our students' individual needs. A unique feature of our voice private lesson program is that it includes the opportunity to participate in recitals and evaluations, which offer every student valuable performance experience and feedback from a variety of teachers.

Voice private lessons of 30, 45, and 60 minutes are offered for students ages 13 and older of all levels (including beginners!). Students younger than 13 years old have the option to enroll in our Preparatory Voice Class, as preparation for private lessons. Prospective voice students must set up an audition or placement interview with the Department Chair, who will advise each student personally regarding an appropriate studio teacher placement and path of study. Private lessons can begin at any time during the school year.

Click here to sign up for a Voice Lesson Placement!


Progress Reports & Evaluations
Concerto Competition
Tuition & Fees

Preparatory Voice Class for Young Singers

Sarah Houghton, instructor

This class offers beginning level group instruction in singing for students aged 7-13 as preparation for private lessons. Singers learn the basics of vocal training through age-appropriate vocal exercises and song preparation, building healthy vocal habits within a supportive and fun group setting. Singers learn how to prepare and present solo songs through coaching and performance in class. This class will culminate in an end of semester recital. This class is offered in two sections by level.

Beginner: Saturdays, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Intermediate: Saturdays, 1:00 - 2:00 PM


For information regarding our chorus program, please click here.

Suggested Course Offerings by Age

Young singers performing at Winter Fest

Voice Ages 4-7

Voice Ages 8-11

Voice Ages 12-15

Voice Ages 16-18

Audition Information

For information on how to audition for our voice offerings, please click here.