At NEC Prep, we believe that music is an essential component of a well-rounded education, and we are committed to providing students with the tools they need to become accomplished musicians and lifelong learners. Our curriculum is designed to challenge and inspire you, and we are confident that you will find a lesson or program to meet your needs and be both enriching and rewarding.
To apply for any of NEC Prep's programs, parents/guardians of students younger than 18 must create an account in our Parent Portal. Accounts only need to be created once, and they will provide a smoother experience going forward. You can access the application directly after the Parent Portal has been created and activated.
À la carte offerings give you have the flexibility to shape the musical education that best fits your child. Enroll in just one activity (ensembles, lessons, classes) or any combination thereof. Students can enter at any level of training and move at their own pace.
Our world-class faculty at NEC Prep are exceptional teachers, as well as dedicated performers, committed to inspiring young musicians. They provide a nurturing, positive, and challenging learning experience for all students, regardless of their level of proficiency. Join our community today and experience unparalleled mentorship and instruction from our talented faculty.
Stay up-to-date with the latest concerts and events happening at NEC Prep by exploring our calendar and joining us for an upcoming performance!
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Plus superb conservatory faculty, and as many approaches to meaningful musical education as there are students — that’s NEC Prep.
Every week, over 1300 students from across New England — absolute beginners to the most advanced young musicians — participate in lessons, classes, and ensembles. NEC Prep is one of the largest programs of its kind in the nation.
At NEC, young musicians can explore all kinds of instruments, from early childhood on.
Young singers at NEC get a very special kind of training with lots of variety—voice lessons, choruses, jazz, musical theatre, rock, world music, and more!
Every musician is a composer. Students as young as eight can start learning to hear and create the elements of music.
Foundation classes like chorus, music theory, composition, and the art of practice and performance are for every musician at NEC, whatever the level or instrument!
We invite you to explore the many opportunities for your child here. If you need more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch! We’d love your family to join our family and make NEC Prep your musical home.
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