Continuing Education

Composing music for film
Course
Tuesdays online beginning 10/19, Time TBD
  • Fall 2021

In the last few years, the film scoring industry has grown exponentially and has opened more possibilities of musical growth. By writing soundtracks to accompany selected scenes from films, students...

Zoe Cagan speaking at NEC's 2021 Convocation
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Cagan offered inspiring, poignant, and timely words to the NEC community during NEC's 2021 Convocation last Thursday morning—the first in-person Convocation held in Jordan Hall since September 2019.
Fernando Huergo
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Fernando Huergo is a bassist, composer, and educator from Córdoba, Argentina, now based in Boston. He has recorded over 160 albums, including 11 as a leader and co leader. Fernando has toured and...

Billy Buss
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Billy Buss is an award-winning trumpet player, composer, producer, and educator. He has been recognized by DownBeat magazine, the National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts, and the White...

Michael Johnson
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Dr. Michael Johnson is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer/arranger, and producer/engineer. His vocal and instrumental arrangements and compositions have been performed by groups all over the...

Charles Weller
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Originally from San Diego, California, Charles Weller has worked extensively over the years as a performer, composer and educator. Upon completing his undergraduate degree in Boston, Weller moved back...

Lautaro Mantilla
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Schedule may change depending on student availability
  • Fall 2021
  • Spring 2022

Contact continuingeducation@necmusic.edu for more information 

Course
7 Sessions, Thursday Evenings, Dates TBD
  • Spring 2022

Harmony at the Piano is a hands-on musicianship class for students eager to expand their understanding of harmony, melody, and form. Students will develop their ears, sight-reading skills...

Course
Monday evenings starting 9/13
  • Fall 2021

Bring your operatic performance to a new level. Perform with a live string ensemble and prizewinning pianist, through NEC's SCE Opera Workshop.

Designed for intermediate and advanced opera singers...

A photo of a plush NEC penguin is encircled by a rainbow music note border for Pride Month
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Happy Pride Month! Enjoy this mixtape of LGBTQ+ composers—old-school and contemporary—curated by the NEC community in honor of #Pride2021!