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Rental Information


To make a rental date request:

All rental date requests should be submitted via e-mail to Corey King, Scheduling Manager.

Requests should include the following:

  • Name of Group
  • Booking Contact Name, mailing address, e-mail, phone and fax numbers
  • Preferred date(s) and alternates, as well as desired rehearsal time(s)
  • Event Start and End time
  • Information about the nature of the event (approximate number of performers is helpful, as well as a general idea of anticipated equipment needs such as stage extension and/or risers, if known)
  • Special Notes
  • Support Spaces needed (i.e. dressing rooms)

Please note that all rental events must be music-related. We do not accept rental requests for general meetings, conferences, private parties, weddings or any other event that is not primarily focused around a musical performance.

Campus map showing location of all performance halls


About Jordan Hall

New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall provides an intimate and versatile setting for a wide variety of presentations. Orchestras, chamber ensembles, recitalists, and jazz artists alike have found the hall ideal for performances and recording sessions.

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About Our Secondary Halls

NEC’s smaller halls (Brown, Williams, Keller, and Pierce) are available for rental events on a limited basis when school is not is session. For details, please contact Corey King, Scheduling Manager, by e-mail or by phone at 617-585-1268.

Brown Hall

NEC's second-largest recital hall, Brown has a maximum audience of 200 chairs available on the floor and an additional 60 in the balcony. Because of the versatility of the space, Brown is the location for larger receptions, performances, masterclasses and rehearsals.

Keller Room

An intimate recital room, Keller is the perfect location for smaller chamber or solo recitals with a maximum audience of 71. Because of its close proximity to Jordan, Keller is an ideal location for lectures or receptions associated with Jordan Hall events.

Pierce Hall

NEC's newer constructed, multi-purpose hall has two built-in projection screens and a lectern that make this space perfect for meetings, lectures and presentations, as well as performances. Located in the 241 St. Botolph building, Pierce is capable of seating a maximum audience of 105.

Williams Hall

The third largest hall in terms of audience capacity, Williams can seat a maximum audience of 190 with 112 seats on the floor and an additional 78 in the balcony. Located right next to Jordan Hall, Williams is regularly used for lectures and receptions associated with Jordan Hall events, as well as performances.