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2017

Student Life & Performance Center opens during 150th anniversary celebrations

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2010

Entrepreneurial Musicianship program launches

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2009

Sistema Fellows program launches

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2005

Harvard/NEC double-degree program admits first students

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2003

Community Performances & Partnerships program launches

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2001

Professional String Quartet Training Program launch

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2000

“From the Top” radio show launch

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1985

NEC and Walnut Hill
 

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1977

Tufts/NEC double-degree program established

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1969

NEC Jazz Studies Department established

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1950

NEC Preparatory School founded

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1903

NEC’s Jordan Hall opens

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1902

NEC Symphony Orchestra formed

NEC School of Opera opens

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1881

Boston Symphony Orchestra founded

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1879

NEC in Asia

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1867

New England Conservatory founded