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Find on-campus or online summer programs for your experience level in music performance, theater, dance, music production, songwriting, and music business.

 

Featured Program

Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive

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

Ages 15+
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Boston, Massachusetts

On-Campus Summer Programs


Explore summer programs based in Boston, Los Angeles, or Valencia, Spain. Browse by your interests below. 

Music Performance Summer Programs

Dive into your instrumental or vocal technique, and pursue a diverse range of musical styles.

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Join musicians from more than 70 countries for the summer of a lifetime in an environment sure to inspire you and elevate your performances. (Age: 15+)

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In the ABLE Day Sessions program for musicians with disabilities, experience music through drumming, singing, and music technology workshops. (Age: 9–17)

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Become a more versatile player in this program hosted by the Berklee Bass Department and Victor Wooten. (Age: 15+)

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Explore your craft with the Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee Brass departments. (Age: 15+)

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For middle school students of all levels, styles, and backgrounds. Develop your musical ear with training in theory and harmony, explore modern music technologies, and discover effective songwriting techniques to share your story. (Age: 12–14)

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Explore the possibilities in a world of rhythm. (Age: 15+)

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

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Open to instrumentalists or vocalists, this program allows you to become fully immersed in the tradition of gospel music. (Age: 15+)

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

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Become fully immersed in piano, keyboard, and Hammond organ performance. (Age: 15+)

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

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

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Open to vocalists, singer-songwriters, and instrumentalists who sing, the Vocal Summit will let you explore the world of contemporary vocal music. (Age: 15+)

Songwriting, Composition, and Scoring Summer Programs

Develop and refine your writing technique through the study of rhythm, harmony, and melody as you write and create with other musicians.

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Discover easy-to-learn but powerful compositional tools to write cinematic music. (Age: 14+)

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

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Discover the art of songwriting and production by exploring melody, rhythm, harmony, lyrics, and the latest technology. Learn to use your computer to write and produce new songs. (Age: 14+)

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In this one- or two-week program, you'll receive expert support and feedback on your original material from current industry professionals. (Age: 15+)

Music Production Summer Programs

Learn the latest mixing, mastering, and production techniques using Pro Tools, Ableton Live, and more.

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Push your limits as an electronic musician, and develop your skills in sound design, production, and laptop performance. (Age: 15+)

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Explore a range of techniques used in recording, editing, and mixing, supported by your digital audio workstation of choice. (Age: 15+)

Dance and Theater Summer Programs

Work with faculty, coaches, and guest clinicians to perfect your technique, and learn how to consistently demonstrate your art with finesse.

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Explore dance forms that are necessary for success in the entertainment industry, such as jazz dance, hip-hop, and urban. (Age: 15–22)

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

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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)

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

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

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This one- or two-week program lets you explore the world of musical theater, where everyone gets to perform. (Age: 12–14)

Music Business Summer Programs

Engage with experienced instructors as you develop the business acumen that will help you fully realize your vision.

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Hone your entrepreneurial skills and inner creativity. (Age: 15–18)

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Online Summer Programs

Connect with a global network of musicians this summer through Berklee Online, our award-winning online school. 

Choose from 12-week courses in music production, songwriting, film scoring, music business, dance, theater, guitar, voice, piano, and more.

Earn college credit while learning part-time or full-time this summer.

2023 dates are coming soon. Age: 14+

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