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.