Meet Us at a College Fair!

The NEC Enrollment team will be coming to a city near you soon! Join us at a college fair, school visit, or even a virtual session - we're happy to answer any questions you have about applying to NEC, Conservatory life, or living in Boston!

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Events by Region

Meet us where you are!

Northeast

9/24: NEC College Fair, Boston - 11am-1pm ET

9/25: Peabody Conservatory Fair, Baltimore, Maryland - 12pm-3pm ET

9/27-9/28: South Shore Massachusetts College Fair, Marshfield, Hanover, Pembroke, Norwell, Massachusetts

10/6: Whitman-Hanson Regional High School College Fair, Whitman, Massachusetts - 6:30pm-8:30pm ET

10/7: GEAR Up/Lawrence High School Fair, Lawrence, Massachusetts - 8:30am-1:30pm ET

10/8: New Jersey STEM & PVA College Fair, Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey - 3:30pm-6pm ET

11/3: Upstate New York College Fair, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York - 4pm-6pm ET

11/3-11/5: NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles Fair, National Harbor, Maryland

Southeast

9/29: Florida Music College Fair, Orlando, Florida - 7pm-9pm ET

9/30: Dreyfoos High School for the Arts College Fair, West Palm Beach, Florida - 3:45pm-6pm ET

10/5: Douglas Anderson School of the Arts College Fair, Jacksonville, Florida - 6pm-8:30pm ET

1/4/23-1/7/23: Jazz Educators Network (JEN) Conference, Orlando, Florida

Midwest

10/1: Michigan Performing Arts College Fair, East Lansing, Michigan - 2pm-4pm ET

10/6: Northshore Chicago Fair, Chicago, Illinois - 7pm-9pm CT

10/8: Interlochen Arts Academy Fall Fair, Interlochen, Michigan

10/10: Oberlin Conservatory & Cleveland Institute of Music Fair - Oberlin, Ohio - 4:30pm-6:30pm ET

10/11: Cleveland Institute of Music Graduate School Fair - Cleveland, Ohio - 9:30am-11:30am ET

10/21: Kentucky College and Career Day, Louisville, Kentucky - 4pm-6pm ET

12/19-12/22: Midwest Clinic International Band and Orchestra Conference, Chicago, Illinois

Southwest

9/17: SMU College Fair, Dallas, Texas - 12pm-3pm CT

9/19: Houston-Area PVA, Rice University, Houston, Texas - 7pm-9pm CT

11/18: Booker T. Washington High School College Fair, Dallas, Texas - 3:30pm-6pm CT

1/4/23-1/7/23: National Opera Association Festival, Houston, Texas

West Coast

10/18: Idyllwild Arts Academy Fair, Idyllwild-Pine Grove, California - 12:30pm-2pm PT

10/21: Orange County School of the Arts College Fair, Santa Ana, California

10/24: Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Fair, Los Angeles, California

Virtual Fairs and Info Sessions

9/18: Music Admissions Roundtable Virtual Fall Fair #1 - 4pm-6pm ET

9/27: NEC Virtual Fair: Learn More! 4pm-5pm ET

10/4: NEC Virtual Info Session: All Applicants - 4pm-5pm ET

10/13: NEC Virtual Fair: Learn More! - 5pm-6pm ET

10/18: Music Admissions Roundtable Virtual Fall Fair #2 - 7pm-9pm ET

10/20: NEC Virtual Info Session: Jazz & Contemporary Musical Arts (CMA) Applicants - 12pm-1pm ET

10/26: Mesa, Arizona Virtual College Fair

11/1: NEC Virtual Info Session: All Applicants - 7pm-8pm ET

11/9: NEC Virtual Info Session - 10am-11am ET

11/20: NEC Virtual Info Session - 11am-12pm ET

11/29: NEC Virtual Info Session: All Applicants - 6pm-7pm ET

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By Calendar Date

Browse our entire fair and visit calendar for upcoming events.

September

9/17: SMU College Fair, Dallas, Texas - 12pm-3pm CT

9/18: Music Admissions Roundtable Virtual Fall Fair #1 - 4pm-6pm ET

9/19: Houston-Area PVA, Rice University, Houston, Texas - 7pm-9pm CT

9/24: NEC College Fair, Boston - 11am-1pm ET

9/25: Peabody Conservatory Fair, Baltimore, Maryland - 12pm-3pm ET

9/27: NEC Virtual Fair: Learn More! 4pm-5pm ET

9/27-9/28: South Shore Massachusetts College Fair, Marshfield, Hanover, Pembroke, Norwell, Massachusetts

9/29: Florida Music College Fair, Orlando, Florida - 7pm-9pm ET

9/30: Dreyfoos High School for the Arts College Fair, West Palm Beach, Florida - 3:45pm-6pm ET

October

10/1: Michigan Performing Arts College Fair, East Lansing, Michigan - 2pm-4pm ET

10/4: NEC Virtual Info Session: All Applicants - 4pm-5pm ET

10/5: Douglas Anderson School of the Arts College Fair, Jacksonville, Florida - 6pm-8:30pm ET

10/6: Northshore Chicago Fair, Chicago, Illinois - 7pm-9pm CT

10/6: Whitman-Hanson Regional High School College Fair, Whitman, Massachusetts - 6:30pm-8:30pm ET

10/7: GEAR Up/Lawrence High School Fair, Lawrence, Massachusetts - 8:30am-1:30pm ET

10/8: Interlochen Arts Academy Fall Fair, Interlochen, Michigan

10/8: New Jersey STEM & PVA College Fair, Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey - 3:30pm-6pm ET

10/10: Oberlin Conservatory & Cleveland Institute of Music Fair - Oberlin, Ohio - 4:30pm-6:30pm ET

10/11: Cleveland Institute of Music Graduate School Fair - Cleveland, Ohio - 9:30am-11:30am ET

10/13: NEC Virtual Fair: Learn More! - 5pm-6pm ET

10/18: Music Admissions Roundtable Virtual Fall Fair #2 - 7pm-9pm ET

10/18: Idyllwild Arts Academy Fair, Idyllwild-Pine Grove, California - 12:30pm-2pm PT

10/20: NEC Virtual Info Session: Jazz & Contemporary Musical Arts (CMA) Applicants - 12pm-1pm ET

10/21: Orange County School of the Arts College Fair, Santa Ana, California

10/21: Kentucky College and Career Day, Louisville, Kentucky - 4pm-6pm ET

10/24: Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Fair, Los Angeles, California

10/26: Mesa, Arizona Virtual College Fair

November

11/1: NEC Virtual Info Session: All Applicants - 7pm-8pm ET

11/3: Upstate New York College Fair, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York - 4pm-6pm ET

11/3-11/5: NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles Fair, National Harbor, Maryland

11/9: NEC Virtual Info Session - 10am-11am ET

11/18: Booker T. Washington High School College Fair, Dallas, Texas - 3:30pm-6pm CT

11/20: NEC Virtual Info Session - 11am-12pm ET

11/29: NEC Virtual Info Session: All Applicants - 6pm-7pm ET

December and January

12/19-12/22: Midwest Clinic International Band and Orchestra Conference, Chicago, Illinois

1/4/23-1/7/23: National Opera Association Festival, Houston, Texas

1/4/23-1/7/23: Jazz Educators Network (JEN) Conference, Orlando, Florida