Day Sessions: Music
It’s never too early to get a taste of Berklee. For middle school students of all levels, styles, and backgrounds, Berklee offers an online four-week program to build on ear training fundamentals while exploring and developing skills in harmony, songwriting, and music technology. Join Berklee faculty in live classes, and work towards improving your overall musicianship with other talented peers around the world.
2020 Program Information
|Program dates:||Monday, July 13–Friday, August 7, 2020|
|Registration fee:||$50 (nonrefundable, nontransferable)|
|Payment deadline:||July 1, 2020|
|Age range:||12–14 years old|
- Please note: When registering for this program, select Non-Degree (Summer and Extension Programs) as the level and Berklee Boston Summer Program as the application type.
At Day Sessions: Music, you'll participate in several classes throughout the week.
- Music Theory: Enhance your understanding of music theory and how it applies to your instrument.
- Songwriting: Take your compositional ideas, and develop them with guidance from Berklee faculty.
- Music Technology: Use technology to support your songwriting ideas, and work towards creating a polished final song.
You will participate in five or six hours of required coursework per week. You'll have live class sessions with your Berklee instructors and fellow students, along with independent coursework that can be completed on your own schedule. Classes will meet regularly at defined times, and you are expected to attend each live class if you can. Recordings of all classes will be archived to accommodate students in different time zones or with schedule issues.
All students ages 12–14 with six months of playing or singing experience are welcome to attend.
For this program, you should have access to a computer with the latest version of Google Chrome, a webcam, speakers or headphones, an external or internal microphone, and a broadband internet connection.