Gospel Performance Program

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Gospel Performance Program at BerkleeOrgan at the Gospel Performance ProgramDrums at the Gospel Performance ProgramBass at the Gospel Performance ProgramPiano at the Gospel Performance ProgramEmbrace the style of gospel in this five-day program for vocalists or instrumentalists. Led by Berklee faculty and esteemed guest clinicians, you will be immersed in the gospel tradition through courses in technique, group rehearsal, and the evolution of gospel. Discover gospel's cultural relevance today, and develop your skills as a performer.

2020 Visiting Artists

Gospel Performance Program Visiting Artists

Donald Lawrence is a Grammy-winning songwriter, producer, composer, music director, and recording artist. He has collaborated with artists such as Karen Clark Sheard, Donnie McClurkin, Kirk Franklin, En Vogue, and Mary J. Blige.

Teresa Hairston is a leader and entrepreneur in the gospel music industy. She's the founder of Gospel Today and former director of the archives of African American Music and Culture at Indiana University.

2020 Program Information

Program dates: Monday, August 17–Friday, August 21, 2020
Registration fee: $50 (nonrefundable, nontransferable)
Tuition: $1,295
Housing: $895
Payment deadline: July 1, 2020
Move in: TBD
Move out: Friday, August 21 by 7:00 p.m.
Age range: 15 years and older
  • Please note: This program has limited capacity. Submission of registration materials alone does not guarantee participation in the program. You will secure your spot by paying in full. When the program capacity has been reached, registrants who have not paid in full will be placed on a waitlist. 


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