Prep Chamber Music Placement

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Our chamber music ensembles run on a full academic year schedule. 

Auditions - 2021 Deadline Extended! 

We are thrilled to be planning for the return to in-person chamber music at NEC Prep this fall.

Chamber Music placement videos are now due by August 15

Register now by clicking here to sign up for your chamber music placement.

There are two ways to submit your audition video.  (You will be asked your preference in the registration form)

  1. Students are invited to use their spring 2021 large ensemble auditions or evaluations.
  2. Submit a new video via the embark portal by clicking here.

Pre-formed groups are welcome and interested students should email Laura.Blustein@necmusic.edu directly.

Have more questions about NEC Prep Chamber music? Contact our chamber music chair, Laura.Blustein@necmusic.edu

Please note that the NEC Prep tries their best to place all students who audition into chamber groups. However, appropriate chamber groups are only formed if other students of similar age, skill level, and Saturday time availability audition.

Audition Requirements

Chamber Music Ensembles and Classes

Students should prepare two (2) contrasting pieces of solo repertoire for the audition.

Chamber Music Intensive Performance Seminar

Interested violinists, violists, cellists, and pianists between the ages of 13 and 18 years old are encouraged to apply. Auditions are held in May. For full CHIPS audition requirements, please click here.