About Berklee College and Pre-College Summer Programs

About Berklee Summer Programs

Unleash your creativity this summer with students from all over the world and renowned faculty who are the very best at what they do. Whether you're a pre-college student in middle school or high school, a college student, or beyond, if you're passionate about music, theater, dance, entrepreneurship, or composition, there is a Berklee summer program for you.

Berklee's college and pre-college summer programs will give you a taste of Berklee—the preeminent institute of contemporary music and the performing arts—on the stage and in the classroom. Berklee hosts its summer programs at its campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, and Valencia, Spain, as well as at satellite locations such as Los Angeles, California, and Newport, Rhode Island.

Explore all available summer programs. Then, once you've found the right one for you, we invite you to come ready to learn. You'll leave inspired, transformed, and equipped to turn your creative spark into a fire.

Featured News from Berklee Summer Programs

Betty Who '13

Five All-Stars from Berklee’s Summer Performance Program

Who first sought out the Berklee boost in their teenaged years at Berklee's Five-Week Summer Performance Program?



Charlie Puth Connects with Berklee Summer Students

Charlie Puth B.M. '13 returned to his alma mater to talk to Five-Week Summer Performance Program students about how he parlayed a YouTube presence into a successful career. 


Danilo Pérez, Seung-Ho Jang, Anthony Fung, and Eric Blanquicet on stage at the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival

Summer Students Perform at Newport Jazz Festival

At the 2016 Newport Jazz Festival, high school students with the Berklee Global Jazz Institute Newport Jazz Workshop performed on the stage after a week of intensive classes.

 



New Summer Opera Program Launched in Valencia, Spain

Boston Conservatory at Berklee, recognized for offering one of the best opera programs in the U.S., presents a summer program at Berklee's Valencia, Spain campus for students from all over the world looking to pursue an opera career.


Kara DioGuardi speaks to Songwriting Workshop students in the BPC.

Hit Songwriter Kara DioGuardi Gives Career Advice to Summer Students

Grammy-nominated hit songwriter, producer, and music publisher Kara DioGuardi spoke to Berklee's Songwriting Workshop summer students, sharing valuable insights on building a career in the music industry.