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Earn a certificate with NEC's School of Continuing Education.
Whether you're a professional musician seeking to refresh your previous training, a student preparing for conservatory study, or a serious amateur working to elevate your music-making, our certificate programs offer rigorous training & personal attention.
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Hands-on music making is one of the best things you can do for yourself.

So get over to NEC after (or before) work to experience the focus and flow, the breath and connection of playing music. All levels, all instruments, all genres.

Why Continuing Education?
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Lessons & Classes

Private classical and jazz lessons are offered at all levels by our highly qualified and experienced Continuing Education faculty. 

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Certificates & Program

NEC's School of Continuing Education offers a variety of certificate programs to fit your needs. 

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Private instruction is also offered in composition, conducting, jazz arranging, music theory, music sight reading, orchestration and music technology.

For adult students looking to sharpen their craft...
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