NEC's student body consists of undergraduate and graduate musicians from various backgrounds.
Click on a picture below to read a current student's perspective on NEC and life in Boston.
*Student Profiles may be rotated to highlight NEC's diverse community and programs.
Jee Hae Ahn
Major: Piano Performance
"There are many great faculty whom I admire and many friends who have influenced me both personally and musically, and this atmosphere makes me feel like home."
Major: Trumpet Performance
"You start out as a vocalist or a violinist or a trumpet player, but your experiences turn you into a musician."
Major: Double Bass Performance
"In just one week you can see a period instrument ensemble, a Contemporary Improvisation group, and everything in between."
Major: Violin Performance
“I really like that there are so many performance opportunities. Between orchestra, chamber music, studio class and recitals there are always chances to perform at NEC.”
Major: Viola Performance
"You get a lot of attention from your teachers and really feel that you are part of a community."