New England Conservatory of Music , private, coeducational institution of higher learning in Boston , Massachusetts , U. Considered one of the leading music schools in the United States , it is also the oldest independent music conservatory in the nation. The conservatory offers additional graduate degrees in accompaniment; choral, wind ensemble, and orchestral conducting; musicology; music education; and vocal pedagogy. Students perform in some concerts annually in ensembles, including the New England Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, which is often led by notable American and European conductors. Total enrollment is about For most of its history Boston Symphony Orchestra players have taught at the conservatory and have been students there. New England Conservatory of Music.
He met with a group of Boston's most influential musical leaders to discuss a school based on the conservatories of Europe. NEC offers degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels in performance and composition. At the graduate level, we also offer conducting, collaborative piano, music theory, musicology, and vocal pedagogy. In , it is highly advantageous for a professional musician or an organization made up of professional musicians, to have the skills to plan for and carry out a fundraising campaign. In fact, building a career on the strength of a thoughtfully cultivated web of relationships is increasingly becoming essential in the 21st century as the security provided by large institutions is dwindles.
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It is the oldest independent music conservatory in the United States. The conservatory is located on Huntington Avenue of the Arts near Boston Symphony Hall and is home to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate studies along with more in its Preparatory School as well as the School of Continuing Education. Also offered are five-year joint double-degree programs with Harvard University and Tufts University. Its primary concert hall, Jordan Hall , designed by Edmund M. Wheelright contains an organ modeled after the one at Santa Maria Della Scala in Siena  It hosts approximately 1, concerts each year. He met with a group of Boston's most influential musical leaders to discuss a school based on the conservatories of Europe.