Berklee Day Sessions
July 8–August 2, 2013
What's the program like?
Berklee Day Sessions is a unique program designed to allow middle school students, ages 12-14, the opportunity to experience all that Berklee College of Music has to offer in a flexible day session format. Students will have the opportunity to study at Berklee with Berklee faculty and students. The program is a four-week experience that allows students the flexibility to participate in one-, two-, three-, and four-week sessions that are specifically designed with the middle school musician in mind.
- Week 1: July 8-12
- Week 2: July 15-19
- Week 3: July 22-26
- Week 4: July 29-August 2
Featuring small-group lessons, music theory and ear-training sessions, ensembles, clinics by Berklee faculty and outside artists, jam sessions, and weekly performances, Berklee Day Sessions is the perfect way to develop your performance skills, explore various musical styles, and learn from members of the Berklee community as well as from leaders in the music industry.
Classes will generally be conducted between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Classes will be taught by Berklee faculty, Berklee alumni, and Berklee students.
Day Sessions students will be guided, advised, and chaperoned by Berklee faculty and Berklee student counselors.
Lunch will be provided each day (at no extra charge) in the Berklee dining hall.
Group lessons - Each day, on your chosen instrument, take group lessons with other students who have similar ability.
Mixed ensembles - Perform with a group of students in a variety of styles.
Clinics - Attend clinics and master classes conducted by Berklee faculty and visiting artists.
Ensemble performances - All ensembles will perform at week's end, in one of Berklee's performance venues. These performances are open to the public, and family and friends are invited to attend.