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As a string player at NEC, you will receive studio instruction from one of the world’s most distinguished faculties and will collaborate with peers who are equally passionate and dedicated musicians. Performance opportunities are numerous, with an expansive range of repertoire and genres – solo and concerto performances, chamber music, masterclasses, and orchestra concerts, as well as opportunities in the Boston community.
New England Conservatory double bass students and faculty talk about the NEC program, and what they love about being part of the New England Conservatory community.
Cellist Jonah Ellsworth joins Hugh Wolff and the NEC Philharmonia in a performance of Elgar's Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85.
The New England Conservatory Chamber Orchestra, coached by Donald Palma performs Mozart's Sinfonia concertante for violin and viola featuring violinist Grace Park and violist Wenting Kang, who, as winners of NEC concerto competitions, perform as soloists.
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 further.