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How music is lived
across cultures and historical periods
The Music History & Musicology department at NEC allowed me to transform from a performer to a scholar.
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Beyond the Studio

What’s in your professional toolkit?

At NEC, you’ll strengthen your music with skills outside of music. In Community Performances & Partnerships, you’ll pitch programming and perform for diverse audiences. In Entrepreneurial Musicianship you’ll make new ventures happen, start to finish.

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Recent News

2018 Commencement Guests Announced

John Heiss to speak; Herbie Hancock, Edgar Albert Meyer, Jr., Peter Lyman Row and Joseph L. Bower to receive honorary doctorates.

NEC150: Concert Honors Gunther Schuller’s Legacy

NEC’s 150th anniversary celebration continues with a concert of Gunther Schuller compositions on Friday, November 17th.

Musicians at Play, with the Door Open

September 23, all day and into the night during NEC Open Studios, new Student Life & Performance Center is alive with music, activities for all ages.

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