Continuing Education

Opera Studio Summer 2019
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NEC: Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theatre

We hope that you'll join us for an evening of opera scenes.

Michael Sarra and Elizabeth Dionne
Composition student Bosba Panh smiles and conducts a cellist and violist who also smile
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“I’ve spent my first four months here on something of a whirlwind listening tour, trying to get to know NEC from the inside,” said Kalyn in her inauguration speech.
President Andrea Kalyn smiles at the podium on the stage of Jordan Hall
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The April 26 ceremony emphasized what students can do for the world through music; April 27 gala focused on NEC students and the creativity, compassion and conviction they bring to music making.
Andrea Kalyn Inauguration
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Watch President Andrea Kalyn's inaugural address, a celebration of a future of music at NEC.
Ravi Krishnaswami EM Series CI
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NEC: Blumenthal Family Library

Scoring, recording, and producing

Ravi visits NEC to share his diverse experiences wearing the many hats required of musicians working today in scoring for TV, film, games, television, and other...

Bronze NEC logo against blue background
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Community-wide celebration honors new president Andrea Kalyn and supports #NECNow, the conservatory’s first day of giving.
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  • Summer 2019

“Wait, how does that song work?” and “If you can’t hear it, you can’t play it” are common phrases for aspiring jazz musicians.  The first usually comes from students, and the second, from teachers. ...

Course
019 dates will be posted in the future. Please check back later. (Six 2.25 hour sessions and a final concert)
  • Summer 2019

Jazz ensembles are formed at all levels for instrumentalists and vocalists for adult musicians. Emphasis is on exploring a variety of jazz styles and improvisation techniques.

Ensemble times will be...

Course
2019 dates will be posted in the future. Please check back later. (Six 2.25 hour sessions and a final concert)
  • Summer 2019

In this performance-oriented class, students learn how to play Chicago and New Orleans blues from both a technical and an emotional perspective. Emphasis is place on developing content (i.e., what to...