City Music Boston

Designed for students in middle school to seniors getting ready for college, Berklee City Music in Boston offers a series of age- and level-appropriate programs that make a positive impact on students’ lives year after year. Since its launch in 1991, Berklee City Music has provided a continuing learning experience kids take with them for life.

With year-round instruction, expert faculty, individualized mentoring, and a comprehensive curriculum, Berklee City Music sets up students for success. Students receive access to the Berklee Media Center, library facilities, and a selection of master classes and workshops with visiting artists. They also participate in annual student performances such as the City Music Blowout Concert and Festival and the Berklee High School Jazz Festival.

City Music is available to youth in Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Lawrence, Lynn, or Somerville. Applicants must have access to their own instruments and demonstrate a passion for learning music.

In addition to exploring Berklee City Music Boston, we also invite you to learn more about the Berklee City Music National Office and our network of 45 partner sites throughout North America.