Music Production and Engineering


It takes a special set of skills to bring out the best in a musician. In addition to technical and musical expertise, you must have experience in adapting to the various personalities that may walk through your door. Berklee music production and engineering (MP&E) students develop an expert ear for quality and learn how to help musicians achieve their full potential.

Through coursework in Berklee’s state-of-the-art facilities and collaborations with some of today’s most accomplished industry professionals, MP&E students build and hone the skills required to work effectively in the fast-paced environment and challenging situations faced by today’s music producers and engineers.

Learn more about the MP&E major here.

For more information and the Music Production and Engineering Department, please email admissions@berklee.edu or call 617-747-2400.

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Hip-hop pioneer Kurtis Blow participated in a career-spanning conversation with faculty member Prince Charles Alexander in addition to speaking to students in several classes. 

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Michael Semanick, a 1985 graduate of Berklee’s music production and engineering major, recently received his 11th Academy Award nomination following his work on Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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