Summer Programs

Music. It’s everything to you. Spend your summer making music with others who share your passion, and studying with world-renowned faculty who are the very best at what they do. 
 
Berklee summer programs will give you a taste of Berklee—the best contemporary music college in the world—on the stage and in the classroom. Along with students from all over the United States and more than 60 countries from around the world, you’ll have access to the same facilities available to full-time students.
 
You’ll leave inspired, transformed, and equipped to drive your music forward.

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Sights and Sounds


Whether they've always wanted to come to Berklee or aren't quite sure they want to commit to music as a career, students in the Five-Week Summer Performance Program get a taste of the college experience.


High school students discuss their experiences in Berklee's summer program in musical theater, which culminates in a final showcase where students can share their talents and passion.


Professional bassists Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey discuss working with students from all over the world who come to study with these masters of bass in this extraordinary Berklee summer program.

 

Student Profiles

Felipe Gutiérrez Reyes

“When I came back to Colombia after the Five-Week, I felt I had left home somewhere else.”

Dom Delore

“Going to the Berklee Summer Programs and living on campus for a few weeks is what helped me decide, or truly let me know that I want to make music my career.”

Jean Michael Zayas

“Berklee was by far the best summer and experience I have had…I feel grateful for the time it lasted, and I’m sure that’s the feeling everyone on the summer program had.”

Daniela Zamora

“You get to meet so many people from all around the world, and I made some of the best friends I’ve ever had. The fact that everyone there has such passion for music is amazing.”

27 minutes ago

Students took a video of their walk around Boston. We're sure you'll see some recognizable spots! #berkleesummer https://t.co/XcWXLgl8wy

about 21 hours ago

We've posted photos from the 5Week bbq as our tumblr version of a #throwbackthursday. Check 'em out! http://t.co/Q5ZkbU6sVZ

Aug 28th, 2:42pm

Seeing your friend in a practice room http://t.co/w5Z1xzrMNC

Aug 27th, 7:00pm

We've posted another #berkleesummer photo series! Check out our tumblr for a glimpse at summer in Boston. http://t.co/7dNxBt1rdC

Aug 27th, 4:42pm

For all you techies: 14 pieces of software that changed the way we think of music production via @FACTmag http://t.co/g5HM7UxxCM