Performance library information

The Performance Library is located in the Jordan Hall Building, room B-40, in the Brown Hall basement . Library hours during the school year are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, unless otherwise posted.

Please read the guidelines below for how to get music from the library.

You can reach the library at 617-585-1759, or via NEC email at or

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Useful Links Free, public domain, PDF sheet music

NEC Library Resources: Links to numerous web resources, free to NEC users. Includes Grove Music Online, Orchestral Music Online, and the Percussion Orchestrations database.

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: