Find a Summer Program

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 7–August 10

 


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

May 29–August 17


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

Groove School: Bass, Drums, and Percussion


 

June 15–June 17


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

The Business of Music

June 15–June 16


Learn about the recording industry, new marketing strategies, and music entrepreneurship. (Age: 15+)

Vocal Summit

June 18–June 21


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

Electronic Music Production and Sound Design Weekend


June 22–June 24


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

Stage Performance Workshop

June 22–June 24


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+)

Global String Program

June 25–June 29


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

Songwriting Workshop

June 25–June 29


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

Berklee/Boston Conservatory Brass Program


June 25–June 29


Learn contemporary brass with Grammy-nominated trumpeter Sean Jones and Boston Conservatory at Berklee's Larry Isaacson. (Age: 15+)

Day Sessions: Young Performer Programs

Music, Dance, Musical Theater


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

Music Production Workshop

July 13–July 15


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

Guitar Sessions

August 12–August 17


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

Musical Theater Intensive

August 12–August 17


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

Piano/Keyboard Workshop

August 13–August 17


Dive into a full immersion in piano, keyboard, and Hammond organ performance. (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.

Vocal/Choral Intensive


 

July 9–July 20


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

Dance Intensive


 

July 9–July 27


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

Composition Intensive


 

July 9–July 20


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

Musical Theater Dance Intensive


 

July 23–August 10


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)


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 15–July 27


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 30–August 3


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 Study Abroad

Session 1: June 4–June 22 | Session 2: June 25–July 13


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 3–June 23


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

Summer Performance Program

July 16–July 27


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