Berklee Admissions Events
We regularly host events to help you learn about Berklee College of Music and connect with our community of musicians. Learn more about our upcoming virtual events, and reserve your spot below.
- Getting into Berklee: Throughout October, our virtual events will cover topics such as applying and auditioning, what it's like to live on campus, financing your education, our core values of diversity and inclusion, career opportunities, alumni experiences, and more.
- Engagement Events: Engage with our community of world-class musicians, dedicated educators, and motivated students through virtual master classes, clinics, live interviews, and more. You’ll discover the many musical, educational, and professional opportunities available to Berklee students.
- College Fairs: We will be participating in a variety of college fairs throughout the fall months. These virtual fairs provide you with an opportunity to meet admissions representatives from Berklee College of Music who can help answer your questions.
- International Student Information Sessions: Learn more about Berklee College of Music's undergraduate programs, what it’s like to live and learn in Boston, what makes our community unique, and more. Our international information sessions are scheduled by location so that you can join during a time that works best for you.
If you can’t make it to the live event, you can watch recordings of all of the events below.
In the table below, search by date (YYYY/MM/DD) or keyword to find out when our next virtual event is taking place. We will add more events throughout the fall, so please continue to check back for new information.
|DATE||Virtual Event||Registration info|
|2020/11/20||Interview with Adrianne Lenker (Big Thief)||Join a live interview with Adrianne Lenker B.M. ’12, lead singer and songwriter for the critically acclaimed indie band Big Thief. Register for the event.|
|2020/11/23||National Performing Arts College Fair||Attend the National Performing Arts College Fair to connect live with Berklee College of Music admissions representatives. Register for the event.|
|2020/11/27||Berklee Information Session: South East Asia||Join an admissions counselor from Berklee College of Music to learn about how Berklee’s creative education is helping students thrive in becoming leaders in the music industry and beyond. The audience will have a chance to hear about the admissions process, majors, careers, student life, scholarship opportunities, and more. Register for the event.|
|2020/12/04||Berklee Information Session: Australia and New Zealand||Join an admissions counselor from Berklee College of Music to learn about how Berklee’s creative education is helping students thrive in becoming leaders in the music industry and beyond. The audience will have a chance to hear about the admissions process, majors, careers, student life, scholarship opportunities, and more. Register for the event.|
|2020/12/05||Interview with Roy Wang||Roy Wang, also known as Wang Yuan, is a Chinese singer-songwriter, television host and actor, and current student at Berklee College of Music. He was named one of TIME's 30 most influential teens of 2017, and has been a UNICEF ambassador since 2018. In this interview, Wang will talk about his life as an artist and the impact Berklee has had on his career. Register for the event.|
|2020/12/09||Clinic: Berklee Meets NYJO, a Clinic with Berklee Jazz Composition Professor Ayn Inserto and NYJO (Session 2)||Join Berklee Jazz Composition Professor Ayn Inserto and the U.K.'s National Youth Jazz Orchestra members led by Mark Armstrong, artistic and music director, for a clinic covering jazz arranging and composition. This is the second in the series of two events. Register for the event.|
|2020/12/11||Interview with Dan Platzman (Imagine Dragons)||Join a live interview with Dan Platzman B.M. ’09, drummer for the Grammy-winning band Imagine Dragons. Register for the event.|
How to Apply and Audition
The first session of the Getting into Berklee series for Berklee College of Music provides an opportunity to hear from admissions representatives and faculty, and ask questions about how to apply and audition.
Living at Berklee
The second session of the Getting into Berklee series for Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee offers a chance to hear directly from representatives from the offices of Housing and Health and Wellness. In addition, College and Conservatory students perform and share their experiences with living on campus.
Paying for Berklee
The third session of the Getting into Berklee series for Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Berklee College of Music provides an opportunity to hear from Kathy Anderson, associate vice president of Student Financial Services.
Diversity and Inclusion at Berklee
The fourth session of the Getting into Berklee series for Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Berklee College of Music is an opportunity to hear from representatives in the Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Careers After Berklee
The fifth session of the Getting into Berklee series for Boston Conservatory at Berklee and Berklee College of Music gives the chance to hear from representatives in the Career Center.
A Conversation with Berklee College of Music Students
In the final session of the Getting into Berklee series for Berklee College of Music, current students from the college share their music, talk about their musical journeys, and share why they chose Berklee.
Studying Performance at Berklee
Ron Savage, dean of the Professional Performance Division, and chairs of each principal instrument department—Bass, Brass, Electronic Digital Instrument, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Strings, Voice, Woodwinds, and Ensemble—gather to talk about the experience of being a performance major at Berklee and how it prepares students for a successful career as a performer.
Studying Music Technology at Berklee
Watch Matthew Nicholl, the dean of the Professional Writing and Music Technology Division, as he joins the chairs and assistant chairs of the Music Production and Engineering and Electronic Production and Design departments as they discuss how their majors prepare students for successful careers in the music industry.
Writing Majors at Berklee
Learn about Berklee’s five writing majors that prepare you for a career as a composer: composition, contemporary writing and production, film scoring, jazz composition, and songwriting.
Being a Producer
Listen to multiple Grammy winner Prince Charles Alexander as he shares his insights on the evolution of the producer over his career. A sought-after recording and mixing engineer, Alexander's clients include Mary J. Blige, Destiny's Child, Faith Evans, P. Diddy, and the Notorious B.I.G., among many others. He has garnered more than 40 platinum and gold certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and has multiple Grammy Awards and nominations.
Berklee Jazz and Gender Justice Institute
Join Grammy-winning artist Terri Lyne Carrington and her guests as they discuss the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice mission, which is focused on equity in the jazz field and the role that jazz plays in the larger struggle for gender justice. The institute will celebrate the contributions women have made in the development of the art form as well as frame more equitable conditions for all pursuing careers in jazz in an effort to work toward a necessary and lasting cultural shift in the field.
Professional Education Majors at Berklee
Join Darla Hanley, dean of the Professional Education Division, and the chairs of the Music Business, Music Education, Music Therapy, and Professional Music departments as they discuss how their majors prepare students for a successful career in music.
Berklee Information Session in Mandarin 伯克利音乐学院华语地区线上咨询会
Join Daniel Abussi, assistant director of Admissions for Berklee College of Music, to learn about how Berklee’s creative education is helping students thrive in becoming leaders in the music industry and beyond. The audience will have a chance to hear about the admissions process, majors, careers, student life, scholarship opportunities, and more. This session is entirely in Mandarin and features a panel with two Berklee alumnae.
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