NEC is piloting career-transforming learning opportunities through its new Center for Professional Development and Performing Arts Leadership. Building on NEC's five-year investment in the Sistema Fellows Program, the Center is creating an arts leadership curriculum designed specifically for musicians.
The Center’s mission is to
In addition to acquiring practical professional skills, the Center supports the development of crucial leadership qualities and self-awareness. Through courses, a workshop series, summer programming, and a resource center, the Center offers access to essential skills and experiences. At the same time, the Center will provide an avenue for musicians to explore the field of performing arts administration.