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.

Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive

Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive

July 11–August 14

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

Berklee Summer Semester


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

Songwriting Workshop

Berklee Songwriting Workshop

June 15–19, June 22–26

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

Guitar Sessions

Berklee Guitar Sessions

August 17–21

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

Vocal Summit

Berklee Vocal Summit

June 15–19

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

Music Production Workshop


Music Production Workshop

June 19–21

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

Day Sessions: Music

Week Sessions

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

Musical Theater Workshop

Musical Theater Workshop

July 6–10

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

Piano/Keyboard Workshop

August 17–21

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

Electronic Music Production and Sound Design Workshop

June 22–26

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

Global String Program

June 22–26

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

Brass Workshop

Brass Workshop

June 22–26

Explore your craft with Berklee College of Music's and Boston Conservatory at Berklee's Brass departments. (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


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)

Musical Theater Acting Intensive


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

Vocal/Choral Intensive


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

Summer Dance Intensive


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

High School Composition Intensive


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

Day Sessions: Musical Theater

August 3–7

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. 

Songwriting Sessions in Los Angeles

Songwriting Sessions in Los Angeles

July 27–31

Take your craft to the next level with the best in the industry in Los Angeles. (Age: 15+)

Creative Entrepreneurship Summer Program


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

Global Jazz Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival®

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop at the Newport Jazz Festival

August 3–7

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.

Spain Summer Performance Program

July 13–24

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

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Opera Intensive

May 31–June 20

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

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