Department Status

Information and Updates by Department

All of NEC's offices are currently working remotely as part of NEC's COVID-19 response. For information about how each department is operating, please see below.

For daily briefings and information about topics not listed here, visit the NEC Resource Center.

 

ADMISSIONS, FINANCIAL AID, AND ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Admissions and Financial Aid

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email admission@necmusic.edu.

For more information and contact information for individual admission counselors, visit the Admissions page. Current students with immediate employment or financial concerns specifically related to COVID-19 should contact the Resource Center.

 

Preparatory School

Hours of Operation: 

  • Tuesday through Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

How to Contact:

  • For general inquiries, email Prep or call 617-585-1160.
  • Registration: 617-585-1174
  • BEAM: 617-585-1168
 

School of Continuing Education

Hours of Operation: 

  • Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact:

Current students: All SCE classes have moved online, as well as most private lessons and many ensembles. We will be offering additional online workshops and masterclasses shortly.

New students: For those interested in studying an instrument while staying at home, SCE can continue to place new students with instructors.

 

Summer Programs

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: email Summer Programs.

The Summer Programs office is currently accepting registrations for programs in summer 2020. We are closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation and are preparing plans for all contingencies. Please see Summer Programs webpage for more information about specific programs.

 

Performance and Event Management

Box Office

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email the Box Office for any ticketing questions or concerns.

 

Business Relations and Event Management

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact:

 

Performance Production

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

How to Contact: Email Bob Winters or call 617-585-1263.

 

Scheduling Office

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email Tom Engeln or Rebekah Lorenz for all inquiries.

 

Student Life

Community Performances and Partnerships

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email Tanya Maggi or Grace Allendorf for all inquiries.

 

Entrepreneurial Musicianship

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: 

Annie and Drew are available for web or phone advising appointments as usual. We are happy to talk through any regular EM topics like resumes or project planning but also can support you through managing gig or concert cancellations, etc. EM Grants and Fellowship applications are open; check the EM webpage for deadlines and more information.

 

Health and Counseling Center

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

How to Contact: Email the office coordinator Monica Powtak who can direct you to the correct person within the department or call 617-585-1284.

The NEC HCC is providing Telehealth (Telecounseling and Telemedicine) visits for students living in Massachusetts, and phone consultation for those living outside of MA due to potential licensing restrictions. The HCC can assist students with prescription refills, and provide guidance on how to access health/counseling care in their communities if a telehealth visit is not appropriate to manage their health concern.

 

Resident Life and Housing

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email Steven Sweat for all inquiries.

 

Student Services

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact:

  • For academic and international advising questions, or to request an appointment, email Student Services.
  • For questions related to student clubs and organizations, email Steven Sweat.

As always, Academic and International Advising are here to assist students, with all services available remotely.

 

TECHNOLOGY

Information Technology Services

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email ITS Help Desk or call 617-585-1235 for all inquiries.

Please note due to a high volume of requests, responses to direct messages may be delayed. Visit the Information Technology Services resources page for training guides.

 

ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION

Chamber Music, Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion

Hours of Operation:Monday - Friday  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email Elizabeth Van Voorhis for all inquiries. NEC students, staff, and faculty can also message Elizabeth via Microsoft Teams.

 

Chorus

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email Sally Millar for general inquiries.

 

Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email Greta DiGiorgio for all inquiries. 

 

Library Services

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email the Library or call 617-585-1251.

Databases and online products remain available for registered borrowers. The Library continues to increase their online services, including more ebooks, journals, and other information resources. If students have difficulty accessing these products, please send an email and check on the Library's webpage for updates.

 

Office of the President and Provost

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact:

  • For general inquiries and appointment requests, email Amy Giannini. You can also leave a message at 617-585-1200 or 617-585-1201.
  • NEC students, staff, and faculty can also contact Tom Novak and Andrea Kalyn via Microsoft Teams.
 

Opera Studies

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

How to Contact: 

  • For business inquiries, email Rich Frost or call (617) 585-1169.
  • For academic inquiries, email Josh Major.
 

Orchestra

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email Margie Apfelbaum for all inquiries. NEC students, staff, and faculty can also message Margie via Microsoft Teams.

 

Performance Library

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

How to Contact: Email Ashton Bush or Performance Library. NEC students, staff, and faculty can also message Ashton via Microsoft Teams.

Students may contact the Performance Library to receive orchestra excerpts for practice.

 

Piano, Collaborative Piano, and Composition

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: 

To be determined. In the interim, please contact Tom Novak.

 

Registrar's Office

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email College Registrar, Bob Winkley, or Alexander Wolniak. You can also leave a voicemail at 617-585-1310.

The Registrar is only able to provide electronic PDFs of transcripts at this time. They can be requested via www.getmytranscript.com.

 

Media and communications

Recording and Performance Technology Services

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

How to Contact: Email RPTS or leave a message at 617-585-1275.

 

Marketing and Communications

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact:

  • For general inquiries, email Marketing Admin.
  • To share news, projects, and social media inquiries, email News.
  • For website inquiries, email Web.
  • To request marketing support or website updates, visit the Marketing resource center.

During the remainder of the spring semester, NEC plans to share music and other creative expressions from our community via our social media channels, video platforms, and email. Please visit the #NECMusicHub to share your videos and ideas.

 

ADVANCEMENT AND ALUMNI RELATIONS

Advancement and Engagement

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email Lisa Bauer for all inquiries and she can direct to the correct person.  NEC students, staff, and faculty can also message Lisa via Microsoft Teams.

 

Finance and Operations

Facilities and Campus Safety

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email Chris Hayden for all building operations and security related questions and concerns.

 

Finance and Business Office

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact: Email the Business Office for all inquires.

Students are asked to please update their information with the Business Office, including electronic banking information, phone numbers, e-mails, and mailing addresses. If any student foresees issues with paying tuition, or is otherwise experiencing financial hardship, they should contact the Resource Center with any questions or concerns.

 

Human Resources

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

How to Contact:

  • Email HR or Shikha Zaveri for all staff, student, and faculty HR inquiries. 
  • NEC students, staff, and faculty can also message Shikha and Nick Macke via Microsoft Teams.