Preparatory School | Voice

Used for Classical voice studio teachers. Opera studies are not offered at Preparatory School age level. Students at this age level may participate in a full range of Choral/Gospel offerings.

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NEC: Jordan Hall
Come join us for an evening of music by Tchaikovsky for the 28th Annual Composer Celebration, in honor of NEC's 150th anniversary! Tatyana Dudochkin, Founder and Director Ron Della Chiesa, WCRB, Host
Young Women's Chorale
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Kresge Auditorium
Prep Children's Chorus
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NEC: Jordan Hall

Join NEC's Preparatory School for an afternoon of delightful choral music. Preparatory Chorus, Children's Chorus and Chamber Chorus perform, conducted by Carey Shunskis.

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NEC: Jordan Hall

The Young Women's Chorale, Youth Chorale and Camarata perform in Jordan Hall.

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Young singers at NEC get a very special kind of training. We offer voice lessons and choruses, as well as classes in jazz, musical theatre, rock, world music, and Contemporary Improvisation (CI).

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