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New England Conservatory of Music

48 months
51440 USD/year
51440 USD/year
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Come study the Piano program at New England Conservatory of Music with renowned pianists who will guide you in the development of your art across a vast range of repertoire. Perform frequently as a soloist in an array of settings – recitals, masterclasses, concertos – and collaborate with amazing peers and faculty coaches in chamber music.


Key facts:

  • As a Piano student at the school, you will work with our internationally renowned faculty, and receive lessons from a senior teacher—not from an assistant or surrogate.
  • The traditional private lesson is vital in our curriculum; you will also participate in piano studio classes, master-classes with New England Conservatory of Music faculty and such visiting artists as Emanuel Ax, Richard Goode, Murray Perahia, Menahem Pressler, András Schiff, Fou T'song, solo and concerto competitions, and festivals.
  • You will learn by participating in chamber music ensembles and by interacting with colleagues both within and outside the major.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Piano Class
  • Piano Performance Seminar
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Piano Literature
  • Music Theory
  • Liberal Arts
  • General Education Electives

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application, which will include submission of your prescreening recording (if required for your major or program)
  • All applicants must submit short essays (75-300 words each)
  • All applicants must submit an Artistic Resume into the online application. 
  • unofficial transcripts
  • English proficiency documentation (if applicable), 
  • All applicants must submit supporting letters of recommendation. NEC does not use a specific recommendation form; instead, recommenders should compose an original statement on the applicant's behalf.
  • application fee of $115.

Tuition Fee

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    51440 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 51440 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    51440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51440 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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