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. Applicants will need to submit their official transcripts when they graduate.

All materials should be mailed to: 

Berklee College of Music
Office of Admissions
1140 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02215


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


Program-Specific Supporting Materials