City Music Boston

If you're a fourth- through 12th-grader living in the greater Boston area, Berklee City Music® can give you the tools and support you need to reach your fullest potential through theory/musicianship classes, ensembles, one-on-one instruction and mentoring, and performance opportunities. You’ll have access to expert faculty and a comprehensive curriculum in popular and contemporary music.

You’ll not only emerge as a better student and musician, but also as a more confident and well-rounded individual ready to shape your world.

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Sights and Sounds

City Music college scholar Antonio Sheill-Loomis delivers a winding guitar solo for a track he wrote.

City Music student Lea Grace Hicks-Swinson and college scholar Josh Sutherland cover Alicia Keys.

City Music Boston students join Elevation Theory in a performance at the Berklee Dining Hall.

Student and Alumni Profiles

Aidan Gallegos

Berklee City Music High School Academy student Aidan Gallegos reflects on taking a semester off from City Music to concentrate on his academic pursuits.

George Clark

City Music Boston student George Clark is a junior in high school who doubles as President and CEO of his self-made record label. 

Adeline Um

"I joined City Music only a year ago yet it’s changed and shaped my life in so many ways."

Gerami Groover

"It didn’t really hit me until I was a freshman how much City Music prepared me for Berklee."