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Cultivate your unique voice

and develop your artistry at NEC.

Voice & Opera

At NEC, we develop complete singing artists through technical and stylistic training with world-renowned faculty artists, masterclasses with internationally-acclaimed guest artists, and comprehensive curricula in lyric diction, foreign languages, song repertoire, acting, and movement.

Opera Studies at NEC

Explore cutting edge voice science and pedagogy in our Voice and Sound Analysis Laboratory.

Apply your skills in the many performing opportunities at NEC including opera productions, opera scenes programs, workshops of new operas, Liederabend Song Series performances, and choral concerts including major works with orchestra and student soloists.

Cultivate your unique voice and develop your artistry at NEC.

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Beyond the Studio

What’s in your professional toolkit?

At NEC, you’ll strengthen your music with skills outside of music. In Community Performances & Partnerships, you’ll pitch programming and perform for diverse audiences. In Entrepreneurial Musicianship you’ll make new ventures happen, start to finish. And in Liberal Arts you’ll sharpen the intellectual and communications skills artists need to go farther.

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Recent News

NEC sopranos honored at Met Regional Auditions

Erica Petrocelli '14, '16 MM, '18 AD finished in First Place, Brooke Dircks '17, '19 MM won Encouragement Award

Musicians at Play, with the Door Open

September 23, all day and into the night during NEC Open Studios, new Student Life & Performance Center is alive with music, activities for all ages.

At 150 Years, a New Door Opens at NEC

New England Conservatory celebrates 150th anniversary with opening of new Student Life and Performance Center, a state-of-the-art multipurpose facility.

2017 Student Commencement Speech: Alexandra Keller

Undergraduate jazz vocalist offered these remarks to her fellow members of the Class of 2017 at NEC's 146th Commencement ceremony on May 21, 2017.

New Opera Department Music Director

Robert Tweten comes from Santa Fe Opera to NEC as new Opera Department music director.

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