Supporting Materials

You will be prompted to upload the following supporting materials through the online application portal. All materials must be written in English.

Statement of Purpose

This is your chance to tell us all about you, including your musical, academic, and professional journey, and why you would like to pursue a master’s degree at Berklee (400–500 words).

Resumé/Curriculum Vitae

Include your personal details, educational, and work experience. 

One Letter of Recommendation

Recommendation should come from someone you have worked or collaborated with who can convey your musical strengths and skills.

Official Transcripts and Diploma

Submit official transcripts from your undergraduate degree. Please do not submit transcripts from high school. Applicants need to successfully complete their undergraduate degree in order to start the master's degree program and must submit official transcripts before the start of the program.

If you are in the final year of your bachelor's degree, you may upload your unofficial transcripts in the application portal for initial review. You will need to submit your official transcripts when you graduate.

For applicants who attended university outside the U.S. or Canada, refer to International Applicants section for more information about transcripts.

Program-Specific Supporting Materials