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Senior Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble
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NEC: Jordan Hall

Join our Cello Choir, Trombone Choir and the Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble in what is sure to be a delightful evening of music.

A Prep string section rehearses
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NEC: Jordan Hall

Join our String Chamber Orchestra and JUnior Repertory Orchestra as they perform Beethoven, a student concerto and more!

Youth Repertory Orchestra and Youth Chorale
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NEC: Jordan Hall

Come hear performances by the NEC Preparatory School's String Training Orchestra (STO), Preparatory String Orchestra (PSO), String Repertory Orchestra (SRO), and Youth Repertory Orchestra (YRO)!

1pm...

Ben Fox
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Oboist Benjamin Fox is in high demand as an orchestral player, chamber musician, and teacher in the Boston area. His versatility and virtuosity are showcased in a variety of venues. From Carnegie Hall...

Young Women's Chorale
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Kresge Auditorium
Prep Chamber Trio
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NEC: Jordan Hall

In tonight's concert, the best of the best Prep chamber ensembles perform in an end-of-year chamber music celebration.

A Prep piano duo
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NEC: Brown Hall

Nearly 250 NEC Prep students will participate in this year's Spring Chamber Festival. It's a whole day of beautiful chamber music!

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At NEC Prep, young musicians can explore all kinds of instruments. We offer brass, percussion, woodwinds, strings, and piano from early childhood on. Whether it's classical, jazz, rock, or world music, you'll get to explore music that moves you.

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Prep Chamber Trio

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What do you want to do?
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I want to play

At NEC, young musicians can explore all kinds of instruments, from early childhood on.

Prep Singer with Youth Jazz Orchestra

I want to sing

Young singers at NEC get a very special kind of training with lots of variety—voice lessons, choruses, jazz, musical theatre, rock, world music, and more!

Prep Piano lesson

I want to compose

Every musician is a composer. Students as young as eight can start learning to hear and create the elements of music.

Prep Eurhythmics Class

I want to explore

Foundation classes like chorus, music theory, composition, and the art of practice and performance are for every musician at NEC, whatever the level or instrument!

We invite you to explore the many opportunities for your child here. If you need more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch! We’d love your family to join our family and make NEC Prep your musical home.

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