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Berklee College of Music is a small, accredited, private college focused on contemporary music, especially jazz. Alumni have received over 200 Grammy awards. It is located in the middle of Boston and also operates a campus in Spain.

Summer Programs at Berklee College of Music

The Five Week Summer Performance program brings musicians from more than 70 countries for an immersion in music performance. Students choose jazz, pop/rock, funk/fusion for instrumentalists or pop/R&B for vocalists.

There are workshops in electric bass, American roots music, strings in all styles, Latin Jazz, guitar and keyboard. Students should have at least six months experience.

There are also topics in the business of music, music production and songwriting. The program is available on a commuter or residential basis, but musicians must be 15 years old to live on campus.

Berklee Day Sessions are for middle school musicians of all levels and styles. Musicians should have at least six months experience. The focus is on small-group lessons, music theory and overall musicianship. Classes are 8 AM – 3 PM and are taught by Berklee faculty.

English as a Second Language allows students to develop as a musicians while integrating English language study and earning college credit.

Twelve-Week Full-Credit Summer Program offers the first semester of Berklee’s core curriculum for a full semester of college credit. Participants must be at least 16 years old.

The Summer Performance Program is also offered at Berklee College of Music’s campus in Valencia, Spain. Tuition is 2,000 euros.


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Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Berklee in Los Angeles: It's All in the Song
(Song Writing,Voice)
(Song Writing,Voice)
Sherman Oaks, CA
07/17/17 to 07/21/17 $1,225 N/A
Brass with Sean Jones
(Wind Instruments)
(Wind Instruments)
Boston, MA
06/26/17 to 06/30/17 $910 $1,435
Business of Music
(Music)
(Music)
Boston, MA
06/16/17 to 06/17/17 $647 $992
Creative Entrepreneurship
(Music,Entrepreneurship)
(Music,Entrepreneurship)
Providence, RI
07/16/17 to 07/29/17 N/A $5,750
Five Week Summer Performance
(Music,Business,Musical Theater,
Jazz,Song Writing,Guitar,Strings,
Percussion,Piano,Latin Music,Voice)
(Music,Business,...)
Boston, MA
07/08/17 to 08/11/17 $4,795 $8,170
Global Jazz at Newport Jazz Festival
(Jazz)
(Jazz)
Newport, RI
07/24/17 to 07/28/17 N/A $0
Global String Intensive
(Strings)
(Strings)
Boston, MA
06/26/17 to 06/30/17 $1,205 $1,995
Guitar Sessions
(Guitar)
(Guitar)
Boston, MA
08/13/17 to 08/18/17 $1,205 $1,995
Music Production Workshop
(Digital Music)
(Digital Music)
Boston, MA
07/14/17 to 07/16/17 $1,595 $2,020
Musical Theater Summer Intensive
(Musical Theater)
(Musical Theater)
Boston, MA
08/13/17 to 08/18/17 $1,205 $1,995
Percussion Weekend
(Percussion)
(Percussion)
Boston, MA
06/09/17 to 06/11/17 $680 $1,105
Piano/Keyboard Workshop
(Organ,Piano)
(Organ,Piano)
Boston, MA
08/14/17 to 08/18/17 $887 $1,397
Songwriting Workshop
(Song Writing)
(Song Writing)
Boston, MA
06/26/17 to 06/30/17 $1,205 $1,995
Stage Performance Workshop
(Music,Voice)
(Music,Voice)
Boston, MA
06/23/17 to 06/25/17 $680 $1,105
Twelve-Week Full-Credit Summer Program
(Music)
(Music)
Boston, MA
05/30/17 to 08/18/17 $13,946 $21,329
Victor Wooten/Berklee Summer Bass
(Strings)
(Strings)
Boston, MA
06/16/17 to 06/18/17 $680 $1,105
Vocal Summit
(Voice)
(Voice)
Boston, MA
06/19/17 to 06/23/17 $887 $1,397
Young Performers Weekly Sessions
(Music)
(Music)
Boston, MA
Varies $995 N/A
Summer Performance Program: Spain
(Music)
(Music)
07/17/17 to 07/28/17 N/A $2,500