NEC's vocal performance major aims to prepare 21st-century artists for the rigorous demands of a professional career in music. You will receive thorough technical training in studio lessons with our renowned voice faculty.
The Undergraduate Opera Studio (UGOS) offers an introduction to performance skills in opera and lyric theatre and the discipline of being a professional singer. UGOS is an annually auditioned ensemble, which is open to undergraduate voice students who have passed their first year promotional. There is a co-requisite of two years of acting and audition techniques and two years of movement class for students in UGOS. Students who are admitted to the performance ensemble of UGOS will have musical coachings and stagings culminating in a scenes program in the first semester and a complete one-act or full opera in the second semester. Students may register for 1.0 credit or 0.0 credits.
Mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves '88 DP went on from New England Conservatory to build an international performing career, appearing at the Metropolitan Opera and the other major opera houses of the world. She returned to NEC on October 24, 2014 to conduct a masterclass with current voice students.
Undergraduate voice major Moira Loh (Soprano) performs Jeremiah Klarman's "Heavenly Union" during a Tuesday Night New Music concert in Jordan Hall, Boston, with the composer at the piano.
Ilanah Lobel-Torres talks about the close bond she has formed over four years with her teacher Carole Haber.
New England Conservatory-Tufts Dual Degree student Moira Loh gives a personal take on her busy life in the Undergraduate Voice program.