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Browse Berklee summer programs by the locations below, or check our calendar to see programs by week.


Summer Programs at Berklee College of Music—Boston, Massachusetts

Most of our summer programs take place at our campus in the vibrant Back Bay neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.

Five-Week Summer Performance Program

Five-Week Summer Performance Program

 

July 6–August 9

 


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

Twelve-Week Full-Credit Summer Program

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Join other serious music students from all over the world and get a comprehensive taste of Berklee. (Age: 16+)

Songwriting Workshop

June 24–June 28


Take your songs to the next level as you immerse yourself in the art and craft of songwriting. (Age: 15+)

Guitar Sessions

August 11–August 16


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

Vocal Summit

June 17–June 21


Explore the world of contemporary vocal music in your choice of style. (Age: 15+)

Music Production Workshop

July 12–July 14


Do you want to produce or engineer music? Get started by immersing yourself in Berklee’s recording studios and labs. (Age: 15+)

Day Sessions: Music

Week Sessions


Middle school students: explore performing arts programs in music, dance, and musical theater. (Age: 12–14)

Musical Theater Intensive

August 11–August 16


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

Groove School: Bass, Drums, and Percussion

 

June 14–June 16


If you play bass, drums, or percussion, find your performance groove and rhythm with renowned faculty and visiting artists. (Age: 15+)

Piano/Keyboard Workshop

June 18–June 22


Dive into a full immersion in piano, keyboard, and Hammond organ performance. (Age: 15+)

Electronic Music Production and Sound Design Weekend

June 21–June 23


Discover the future of sound design, production, and laptop performance. (Age: 15+)

Global String Program

June 24–June 28


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

Stage Performance Workshop

June 21–June 23


Develop the confidence and skills to take your performance to the next level and make the stage feel like your home away from home. (Age: 15+)

Berklee/Boston Conservatory Brass Program

June 24–June 28


Learn contemporary brass with the Berklee Brass Department and Boston Conservatory at Berklee's Larry Isaacson. (Age: 15+)


Summer Programs at Boston Conservatory at Berklee—Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Conservatory at Berklee offers summer programs in dance, music, and theater for high school and college students, as well as a workshop for vocal music educators.

Musical Theater Dance Intensive

 

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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)

Vocal/Choral Intensive

 

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

Summer Dance Intensive

 

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

High School Composition Intensive

 

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

Day Sessions: Musical Theater

 

July 29—August2


This program lets you explore the world of musical theater where everyone gets to perform. (Age: 12–14)


Summer Programs in the U.S.—Beyond Boston

Berklee offers summer programs in the Rhode Island cities of Newport and Providence, and across the country in Los Angeles, California. 

Creative Entrepreneurship Summer Program

July 14–July 26


Hone your entrepreneurial skills and your inner creativity in this Boston and Providence, Rhode Island–based program. (Age: 15–17)

Global Jazz Workshop at Newport Jazz Festival®

July 29–August 2


Study with world-renowned faculty in this full-scholarship jazz program, culminating in a performance at the Newport Jazz Festival. (Age: 15+)


Summer Programs at Berklee's Campus in Valencia, Spain

Berklee's international campus in Valencia, Spain, is an extraordinary setting for summer learning.

Summer Performance Program

July 15–July 26


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

Summer Study Abroad

June 3–June 21; June 24–July 12


Learn about music production and technology, music/entertainment business, or film scoring while studying abroad in Valencia, Spain. (Age: 18+)

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Opera Intensive

June 2–June 22


Boston Conservatory at Berklee faculty impart technical and performance skills to build your opera career. (Age: 18+)

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