Welcome to the New England Conservatory Orchestra Department website. This site is mainly for current NEC College Division Orchestra students looking for information about assignments and schedules. If you are looking for general concert information please go to NEC's public website:http://necmusic.edu

(updated 5/23/2017)

Information for the 2017 - 2018 school year will be posted throughout the summer. Information regarding seating auditions will be posted around June 21, 2017. This will include orchestral excerpts.

New students will audition during Orientation week; returning students will audition from September 5 - 9.

NEC Orchestra Department

Margie Apfelbaum, Director of Large Ensemble Administration

617 585-1338


Ashton Bush, Performance Librarian

617 585-1759


David Loebel, Associate Conductor


Donald Palma, Artistic Director NEC Chamber Orchestra


Hugh Wolff, Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Director of Orchestras


email for all of the above: