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

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.

Berklee Summer Semester

May 21–August 16

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 16–June 20

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 17–June 21

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


July 8–July 26

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

July 22–August 9

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

Vocal/Choral Intensive


July 7–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 22–August 10

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

High School Composition Intensive


July 8–July 19

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. 

Songwriting Sessions in Los Angeles

Songwriting Sessions in Los Angeles


July 29–August 2

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

Creative Entrepreneurship Summer Program

July 7–July 19

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+)

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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