The Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute’s (BIAI) comprehensive curriculum provides a critical forum for students to develop capstone portfolio work. Participants in the program collaborate with peer artists across disciplines in affiliated schools and through internship opportunities. World-class visiting faculty and visiting artists provide critiques in classes, lectures, and immersive workshops.
BIAI classes are:
BIAI Seminar (MT-475); Thursday, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (Note: MT-475 is a zero credit class.)
BIAI Directed Studies (MT-480); Thursday, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
The Berklee Interdisciplinary Arts Institute (BIAI) is now accepting applications for admission for the Spring 2014 semester. The application deadline is November 11, 2013. Selected finalists will be interviewed in person. Applicants are selected based on their GPA, musical skill, artistic vision, creativity, and ability to collaborate within a group.
Interested students should contact:
Artistic Director, Interdisciplinary Arts Institute
Professor, Electronic Production and Design
Please submit application text online.
- Berklee Student ID
Write an essay (1+ pages) explaining why you are interested in the creation of interdisciplinary art. If you have previous experience in interdisciplinary art, please specify. Describe highlights in your composition, performing, and/or sound design work. Describe one highly successful artistic collaboration. Let us know which cutting-edge interdisciplinary artists inspire and inform your goals and vision in this field. In a few sentences, outline your career goals.
At least one reference is required. Submit the email address of the reference. No letter is required.
- Reference #1, mandatory: Name and email of a Berklee teacher, chair, or assistant chair of your major or instrumental department who agrees to serve as a reference. Please check with this reference prior to submitting their contact info.
- Reference #2, optional: Name and email of a non-Berklee teacher, mentor, or former employer. Please check with this reference prior to submitting their contact info.
CV, bio, or resume (1+ pages)
A maximum of thee mp3s (less that 15 MB each) showcasing any combination of the following skills. Send each mp3 as a separate email to email@example.com.
- your original composition
- original sound design
- performance skills
- improvisation skills
Video Link (Optional)
A link to documentation of a previous interdisciplinary work
Musical Score (Optional)
A link to documentation of a revious interdisciplinary work