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 Boston students joined Elevation Theory in a Caf Show at the new Berklee dining hall.

City Music Boston students performed at the 2013 BCMN Conference in Memphis, TN for guest clinicians Shoshana Bean and Kirk Whalum, as well as music director Rob Lewis.

City Music students share their thoughts on the 2014 Unsung Hero honoree, Sarah Ann Shaw.

Student and Alumni Profiles

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."

Mercedes Glaude

"I don’t know what I would do without City Music because it allowed me to meet many musicians, form friendships, and it helped me to focus on my music."

Joshua Natal

"The City Music Mentoring Program is an opportunity to have awesome teachers, to learn and improve my instrument, to observe what college life will be like, and to make new friends who also love music."