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NEC Summer Programs provide the opportunity to engage with NEC faculty and other musicians in unique and exciting programs.

Browse Summer Programs by age:

Elementary School

Prep Suzuki violinists perform

Suzuki Explorers

June 25 - 29, 2018: for current and interested Suzuki violinists, violists, cellists and bassists ages 6-11.

An N E C Prep guitar lesson

GuitarFest – Young Guitarist Workshop

June 25 – July 1, 2018: for young guitarists ages 6-15.

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GuitarFest – Youth Competition

June 25 – July 1, 2018: for young guitarists ages 6-15.

Middle School

A guitarist from NEC Jazz Studies performs

SCE Jazz & Blues Ensembles

Summer Jazz Ensembles begin on a rolling basis in June and July, and run for six weeks plus a final concert.

An N E C Prep guitar lesson

GuitarFest – Young Guitarist Workshop

June 25 – July 1, 2018: for young guitarists ages 6-15.

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GuitarFest – Youth Competition

June 25 – July 1, 2018: for young guitarists ages 6-15.

High School

A guitarist from NEC Jazz Studies performs

SCE Jazz & Blues Ensembles

Summer Jazz Ensembles begin on a rolling basis in June and July, and run for six weeks plus a final concert.

Body Mapping

June 10 and August 26, 2018: a one-day workshop for performers and teachers at all levels for ages 14 through adult.

Two JazzLab participants perform

Jazz Lab

June 24 - 30, 2018: for jazz musicians ages 14-18.

Two classical guitarists perform

GuitarFest – Young Guitarist Workshop

June 25 – July 1, 2018: for young guitarists ages 6-15.

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GuitarFest – Youth Competition

June 25 – July 1, 2018: for young guitarists ages 6-15.

A classical guitar quartet performs

GuitarFest - Academy and Competition

June 25 – July 1, 2018: classical guitar intensive for high school and college students ages 16-20.

Collegiate

A guitarist from NEC Jazz Studies performs

SCE Jazz & Blues Ensembles

Summer Jazz Ensembles begin on a rolling basis in June and July, and run for six weeks plus a final concert.

Rear View of the NEC Philharmonia in Symphony Hall

#MusiciansAtWork

Programs offered June 1-3June 14-19, and throughout the summer.

Body Mapping

June 10, 2018 and August 26, 2018: one-day workshop for performers and teachers who wish to enhance performance efficiency, reduce performance stress, and increase capacity for expression.

Continuing Education opera studio

Summer Opera Studio

June 11 - 30, 2018: an opportunity for serious singers to receive operatic and stage training in the standard operatic repertoire.

Graduate Vocal Pedagogy

Acoustic Vocal Pedagogy

June 14–19, 2018: a five-day seminar for voice teachers, voice students, choral conductors, voice therapists, and others.

 A piano stands ready for a sick puppy rehearsal

Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice (SICPP)

June 15–23, 2018: annual chamber music festival focused on works of the 20th and 21st centuries. For instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers.

GuitarFest 2018 Logo

GuitarFest - Academy and Competition

June 25 – July 1, 2018: classical guitar intensive for high school and college students ages 16-20.

A classical guitar quartet performs

GuitarFest – Institute

June 27 - July 1, 2018: for guitarists of various levels ages 21 and over.

The Flute Festival Orchestra

Metropolitan Flute Festival Orchestra

July 12 - 15, 2018: a unique ensemble opportunity for students and teachers at the intermediate and advanced levels.

Continuing Education Conducting Class

Conductors Forum

July 30 - August 3, 2018: Open to a wide range of experience levels, from those leading school ensembles, to conservatory DMA students, to professional conductors.

Adult

Electric Guitarist

SCE Jazz & Blues

Summer Jazz Ensembles begin on a rolling basis in June and July, and run for six weeks plus a final concert.

#MusiciansAtWork

Programs offered June 1-3, June 14-19, and throughout the summer. 

Body Mapping

June 10, 2018 and August 26, 2018: one-day workshop for performers and teachers who wish to enhance performance efficiency, reduce performance stress, and increase capacity for expression.

Continuing Education opera studio

Summer Opera Studio

June 11 - 30, 2018: an opportunity for serious singers to receive operatic and stage training in the standard operatic repertoire.

Graduate Vocal Pedagogy

Acoustic Vocal Pedagogy

June 14–19, 2018: a five-day seminar for voice teachers, voice students, choral conductors, voice therapists, and others.

Sick Puppy leader Steve Drury rehearses

Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice (SICPP)

June 15–23, 2018: annual chamber music festival focused on works of the 20th and 21st centuries. For instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers.

GuitarFest 2018 Logo

GuitarFest – Institute

June 27 - July 1, 2018: for guitarists of various levels ages 21 and over.

The Flute Festival Orchestra

Metropolitan Flute Festival Orchestra

July 12 - 15, 2018: a unique ensemble opportunity for students and teachers at the intermediate and advanced levels.

Continuing Education Conducting Class

Conductors Forum

July 30 - August 3, 2018: Open to a wide range of experience levels, from those leading school ensembles, to conservatory DMA students, to professional conductors.

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