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Find on-campus or online summer programs for your experience level in music performance, theater, dance, music production, songwriting, and music business.

 

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Featured Program

Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive

Join musicians from more than 70 countries for the summer of a lifetime in an environment sure to inspire you and elevate your performances.

Ages 15+
July 9–August 12, 2022
Boston, Massachusetts

On-Campus Summer Programs


Explore summer programs based in Boston, Los Angeles, or Valencia, Spain. Browse by your interests below. 

Music Performance Summer Programs

Dive into your instrumental or vocal technique, and pursue a diverse range of musical styles.

July 9–August 12, 2022


Join musicians from more than 70 countries for the summer of a lifetime in an environment sure to inspire you and elevate your performances. (Age: 15+)

May 23–August 12, 2022


Join other serious music students from all over the world, and earn a certificate in guitar performance or songwriting. (Age: 16+)

June 10–12, 2022


Become a more versatile player in this program hosted by the Berklee Bass Department and Victor Wooten. (Age: 15+)

June 21–25, 2022


Explore your craft with the Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee Brass departments. (Age: 15+)

July 11–15, 18–22, 25–29, and August 1–5, 2022


For middle school students of all levels, styles, and backgrounds. Develop your musical ear with training in theory and harmony, explore modern music technologies, and discover effective songwriting techniques to share your story. (Age: 12–14)

June 10–12, 2022


Explore the possibilities in a world of rhythm. (Age: 15+)

June 21–25, 2022


Learn from some of the world’s leading string virtuosos and educators. (Age: 15+)

June 13–17, 2022


Open to instrumentalists or vocalists, this program allows you to become fully immersed in the tradition of gospel music. (Age: 15+)

August 15–19, 2022


Learn to play guitar like a professional in this comprehensive course designed to provide you with practical performance experience. (Age: 15+)

July 25–29, 2022


Participate in ensemble rehearsals, master classes with musicians who have appeared in the Newport Jazz Festival, and final performances, with all students playing on the festival stage. (Age: 15+)

August 15–19, 2022


Become fully immersed in piano, keyboard, and Hammond organ performance. (Age: 15+)

July 18–29, 2022


Enjoy two weeks of comprehensive, world-class music performance instruction. (Age: 15+)

June 27–July 9, 2022


Discover your potential as a soloist, choral singer, and ensemble singer in musical theater or classical music settings. (Age: 15–18)

June 13–June 17, 2022


Open to vocalists, singer-songwriters, and instrumentalists who sing, the Vocal Summit will let you explore the world of contemporary vocal music. (Age: 15+)

Songwriting, Composition, and Scoring Summer Programs

Develop and refine your writing technique through the study of rhythm, harmony, and melody as you write and create with other musicians.

August 1–5, 2022


Discover easy-to-learn but powerful compositional tools to write cinematic music. (Age: 14+)

July 18–29, 2022


Develop a portfolio of works for collegiate applications, and experience your work being performed by professional ensembles. (Age: 15–18)

July 25–29, 2022


Discover the art of songwriting and production by exploring melody, rhythm, harmony, lyrics, and the latest technology. Learn to use your computer to write and produce new songs. (Age: 14+)

Week 1: June 21–25, 2022

Week 2: June 27–July 1, 2022


In this one- or two-week program, you'll receive expert support and feedback on your original material from current industry professionals. (Age: 15+)

Music Production Summer Programs

Learn the latest mixing, mastering, and production techniques using Pro Tools, Ableton Live, and more.

June 27–July 1, 2022


Push your limits as an electronic musician, and develop your skills in sound design, production, and laptop performance. (Age: 15+)

June 24–27, 2022


Explore a range of techniques used in recording, editing, and mixing, supported by your digital audio workstation of choice. (Age: 15+)

Dance and Theater Summer Programs

Work with faculty, coaches, and guest clinicians to perfect your technique, and learn how to consistently demonstrate your art with finesse.

July 11–30, 2022


Explore dance forms that are necessary for success in the entertainment industry, such as jazz dance, hip-hop, and urban. (Age: 15–22)

July 11–30, 2022


Delve deep into the complex art of character development with intensive studies in acting, singing, and movement. (Age: 15–25)

June 21–July 10, 2022


Is your dream to be a triple threat on Broadway? Engage in rigorous training in voice, acting, and dance (ballet, jazz, and theater). (Age: 15–25)

August 15–19, 2022


Do you dream of taking the stage in a Broadway musical production? Come find out what it takes. (Age: 15+)

July 25–August 13, 2022


Dancers, transform your technique and ignite your artistry while expanding into modern dance and improvisation. (Age: 15–22)

Week 1: August 1–5, 2022

Week 2: August 8–12, 2022


This one- or two-week program lets you explore the world of musical theater, where everyone gets to perform. (Age: 12–14)

Music Business Summer Programs

Engage with experienced instructors as you develop the business acumen that will help you fully realize your vision.

June 27–July 1, 2022


Hone your entrepreneurial skills and inner creativity. (Age: 15–18)

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Study from Anywhere

Online Summer Programs

Connect with a global network of musicians this summer through Berklee Online, our award-winning online school. 

Choose from 12-week courses in music production, songwriting, film scoring, music business, dance, theater, guitar, voice, piano, and more.

Earn college credit while learning part-time or full-time this summer.

Programs start June 6, 2022. Age: 14+

Find Programs by Age, Location, or Date


Search or sort the table below to find programs for a specific age range or location. 

PROGRAM
AGES
Location
DATES (MM/DD/YYYY)
Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive 15+ Boston, MA 07/08/2022–08/12/2022
Bass Workshop 15+ Boston, MA 06/10/2022–06/12/2022
Berklee Summer Semester 16+ Boston, MA 05/23/2022–08/12/2022
Brass Workshop 15+ Boston, MA 06/21/2022–06/25/2022
Commercial Dance Intensive 15–22 Boston, MA 07/11/2022–07/30/2022
Day Sessions: Music 1 12–14 Boston, MA 07/11/2022–07/15/2022
Day Sessions: Music 2 12–14 Boston, MA 07/18/2022–07/22/2022
Day Sessions: Music 3 12–14 Boston, MA 07/25/2022–07/29/2022
Day Sessions: Music 4 12–14 Boston, MA 08/01/2022–08/05/2022
Drums and Percussion Workshop 15+ Boston, MA 06/10/2022–06/12/2022
Electronic Music Production and Sound Design Workshop 15+ Boston, MA 06/27/2022–07/01/2022
Film Scoring Program in Los Angeles 14+ Los Angeles, CA 08/01/2022–08/05/2022
Global String Program 15+ Boston, MA 06/21/2022–06/25/2022
Gospel Performance Program 15+ Boston, MA 06/13/2022–06/17/2022
Guitar Sessions 15+  Boston, MA 08/15/2022–08/19/2022
High School Composition Intensive 15–18 Boston, MA 07/18/2022–07/29/2022
Music Business Program 15–18 Boston, MA 06/27/2022–07/01/2022
Music Production Workshop 15+ Boston, MA 06/24/2022–06/27/2022
Musical Theater Acting Intensive  15–25 Boston, MA 07/11/2022–07/30/2022
Musical Theater Dance Intensive 15–25 Boston, MA 06/21/2022–07/10/2022
Musical Theater Workshop 15+  Boston, MA 08/15/2022–08/19/2022
Newport Jazz Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival 15+ Newport, RI 07/25/2022–07/29/2022
Online Summer Programs 14+ Online 06/06/2022–08/28/2022
Piano/Keyboard Workshop 15+ Boston, MA 08/15/2022–08/19/2022
Songwriting Sessions in Los Angeles 14+ Los Angeles, CA 07/25/2022–07/29/2022
Songwriting Workshop 1 15+ Boston, MA 06/21/2022–06/25/2022
Songwriting Workshop 2 15+ Boston, MA 06/27/2022–07/01/2022
Spain Summer Performance Program 15+ Valencia, Spain 07/18/2022–07/29/2022
Summer Dance Intensive 15–22 Boston, MA 07/25/2022–08/13/2022
Vocal/Choral Intensive 15–18 Boston, MA 06/27/2022–07/09/2022
Vocal Summit 15+ Boston, MA 06/13/2022–06/17/2022
Youth Musical Theater Summer Program 1 12–14 Boston, MA 08/01/2022–08/05/2022
Youth Musical Theater Summer Program 2 12–14 Boston, MA 08/08/2022–08/12/2022

 

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