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2017

Student Life & Performance Center opens during 150th anniversary celebrations

Entrepreneurial Musicianship dance and music project

2010

Entrepreneurial Musicianship program launches

2009

Sistema Fellows program launches

George Li playing piano

2005

Harvard/NEC double-degree program admits first students

A flutist plays for kids

2003

Community Performances & Partnerships program launches

2001

Professional String Quartet Training Program launch

2000

“From the Top” radio show launch

1985

NEC and Walnut Hill
 

1977

Tufts/NEC double-degree program established

1969

NEC Jazz Studies Department established

NEC Prep School Horn section rehearses

1950

NEC Preparatory School founded

1903

NEC’s Jordan Hall opens

Hugh Wolff

1902

NEC Symphony Orchestra formed

NEC School of Opera opens

Boston Symphony Hall

1881

Boston Symphony Orchestra founded

1879

NEC in Asia

1867

New England Conservatory founded

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