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Lessons, Classes, & Ensembles

NEC's School of Continuing Education is where the curious explore their musicianship.

Whether you're here for private lessons, group classes, jazz & chamber music ensembles, or a certificate program, you'll find inspiring teachers and skillful peers as you develop your musical voice.

A moment from a Barbara Bonney voice masterclass

Private Voice Lessons

All Lessons are scheduled between the student and instructor.
  • Spring 2019

Study one-on-one with our exceptional School of Continuing Education (SCE) faculty with lessons in Classical Voice. Whether you're a seasoned musician or a total rookie, private lessons are...

Mark Lee

Sight-Singing for Singers I

Wednesday evenings
  • Spring 2019

This course is a critical first step for singers who wish to develop fine skill in their sight-singing.

We will focus on melodic reading skills in both tonal and atonal environments, and strive to...

Student singing jazz

Sight-Singing for Singers II

Occurs every Wednesday
  • Spring 2019

This course reinforces and expands upon skill sets introduced in Sight-singing I, and introduces singers to essential rhythmic patterns and Meters. 

Singers develop increased expertise and fluency...

Handel for Singers & Instrumentalists

Wednesday evenings
  • Spring 2019

Georg Friedrich Handel was born in Germany, studied and lived in Italy, where he was a wildly successful opera composer, and moved to England where he wrote oratorios in English.

This class explores...

Mark Lee

Vocal Mechanics

Thursday evenings
  • Spring 2019

Probably the most important element of the singer's training is vocal technique—the set of rules governing healthy vocal production, carefully instilled through work with the experienced mentor. But...

Musical Theater class

Musical Theatre Workshop

Monday evenings
  • Spring 2019

This course focuses on the preparation and performance of repertoire from the American Musical Theater, including solos, duets, trios and ensemble pieces. Through in-class coaching and rehearsal,...