Berklee College of Music

It’s one of the best-known such institutions in the field. Berklee offers bachelor degrees in music education and practically everything else you can imagine from film scoring to music therapy.  Dual majors are available for certain subjects. A Dual Major requires a five-year course of study.

Well-known musicians on the faculty at Berklee? How about Joe Lovano and Terri Lynne Carrington?   There are saxophonists Bill Pierce and Walter Beasley, pianist Joann Brackeen, vocalist Kevin Mahogany, guitarist Mick Goodrick, trombonist Phil Wilson, vibist Dave Samuels and drummer Kenwood Dennard. And that’s just a brief sampling of the school’s talented teachers.

If you prefer to study overseas, you might attend one of the Berklee International Network Schools in Greece or Germany. And there are more such overseas programs.

Cuban pianist Dayramir Gonzalez... One of the new generation of jazz from Berklee College of Music

Berklee’s  distinguished alumni includes such people such as Quincy Jones, Toshiko Akiyoshi and Gary Burton.  The school has attracted a great many of today’s top musicians and people in other fields related to the making of music.

Italy's Concetta Donato is another of the bright new stars at Berklee representing the international flavor of the school.

To learn more about Berklee College of Music and what it can do to help prepare you for a future in jazz, contact the office of Admissions. The email address is: admissions@berklee.edu or there is a phone number: 1-800-237-5533.

To hear the musicianship at Berklee, listen to Cyber Jazz Today Programs 1, 16, 19.