Experience Berklee in person this summer. 

Study with world-renowned faculty at the preeminent institute for contemporary music and performing arts.

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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Cancel for any reason before the first day of your on-campus program and receive 100 percent of your money back. We also offer flexible options to transfer your payments to another summer program or to defer.

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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 10–August 13, 2021
Boston, Massachusetts

On-Campus Summer Programs


Explore summer programs based in Boston, Massachusetts, 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 10–August 13


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 24–August 13


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

August 16–18


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

June 21–25


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

August 16–18


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

June 21–25


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

August 16–20


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

August 16–20


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

August 16–20


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

July 12–30


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

July 5–18


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

Songwriting and Composition Summer Programs

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

July 19–30


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

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 12–30


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

July 12–30


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

June 21–July 9


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 16–20


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

July 26–August 13


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

August 2–6


This 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 21–July 2


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 multiple-award-winning online school. 

Choose from more than 50 twelve-week courses in music production, songwriting, film scoring, music business, guitar, voice, piano, and liberal arts.

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

Programs start June 7, 2021. Age: 14+


Other online options include Musical Theater Acting Intensive and Day Sessions: Music.

 

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 07/10/2021–08/13/2021
Bass Workshop 15+ Boston, MA 08/16/2021–08/18/2021
Berklee Summer Semester 16+ Boston, MA 05/24/2021–08/13/2021
Brass Workshop 15+ Boston, MA 06/21/2021–06/25/2021
Commercial Dance Intensive 15–22 Boston, MA 07/12/2021–07/30/2021
Creative Entrepreneurship Program  15–18 Boston, MA 06/21/2021–07/02/2021
Day Sessions: Music 12–14 Online 07/12/2021–08/06/2021
Drums and Percussion Workshop 15+ Boston, MA 08/16/2021–08/18/2021
Global String Program 15+ Boston, MA 06/21/2021–06/25/2021
Gospel Performance Program 15+ Boston, MA 08/16/2021–08/20/2021
Guitar Sessions 15+  Boston, MA 08/16/2021–08/20/2021
High School Composition Intensive 15–18 Boston, MA 07/19/2021–07/30/2021
Musical Theater Acting Intensive  15–25 Boston, MA 07/12/2021–07/30/2021
Musical Theater Acting Intensive 15–25 Online 06/21/2021–07/09/2021
Musical Theater Dance Intensive 15–25 Boston, MA 06/21/2021–07/09/2021
Musical Theater Workshop 15+  Boston, MA 08/16/2021–08/20/2021
Online Summer Programs 14+ Online 06/07/2021–08/29/2021
Piano/Keyboard Workshop 15+ Boston, MA 08/16/2021–08/20/2021
Spain Summer Performance Program 15+ Valencia, Spain 07/12/2021–07/30/2021
Summer Dance Intensive 15–22 Boston, MA 07/26/2021–08/13/2021
Vocal/Choral Intensive 15–18 Boston, MA 07/05/2021–07/18/2021
Youth Musical Theater Summer Program 12–14 Boston, MA 08/02/2021–08/06/2021

 

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