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Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble
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NEC: Jordan Hall
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)!

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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!

Department
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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A community of spirited young people.

Plus superb conservatory faculty, and as many approaches to meaningful musical education as there are students — that’s NEC Prep.

Every week, over 1600 students from across New England — absolute beginners to the most advanced young musicians — participate in lessons, classes, and ensembles. NEC Prep is one of the largest programs of its kind in the nation.

What do you want to do?
NEC Prep School Horn section rehearses

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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I just felt like it was home.
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All levels

The NEC Difference: a place for every player

Kids can enter at any level of training and move at their own pace.

Prep Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

À la carte offerings

The NEC Difference: flexibility

À la carte offerings mean you have the flexibility to shape the musical education that best fits your child. Enroll in just one activity (ensembles, lessons, classes) or any combination thereof.

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Faculty

The NEC Difference: faculty

Our faculty is world-class and wonderful, full of teachers and performers committed to nurturing young musicians.

An N E C Prep piano lesson

Certificate Program

The NEC Difference: challenge

We also offer a range of certificate programs for the committed student looking for an ambitious, advanced placement-like path.

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Audition Now for Fall 2021 Large Ensembles!
From orchestras to wind ensembles, NEC Prep offers a place for every player. Applications and video auditions are due May 14th!
Learn more and apply here!
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Kenneth Amis
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Kenneth Amis was born and raised in Bermuda.  He began playing the piano at a young age and upon entering high school took up the tuba and developed an interest in performing and writing music.  A...