Prepare for Berklee
Get ahead of the pack by studying with Berklee's renowned faculty from anywhere in the world.
Berkleemusic's award-winning online preparatory courses are the perfect way to build a strong musical foundation and understand the techniques and technologies that are crucial to your success at Berklee and as an independent musician.
“Taking online courses with Berklee not only helped me to grow as a musician, but also prepared me for Berklee's undergraduate program. The instructors I was working with online are the same that teach at the physical school.”Arooj Aftab Berkleemusic Student
Berklee Class of 2010
Recommended Preparatory Courses:
- Music Theory 101 by Paul Schmeling
- Desktop Music Production by Michael Bierylo & David Marsh
- Berklee Keyboard Method by Paul Schmeling
- Basic Ear Training 1 by Matt Marvuglio
- Arranging 1: Rhythm Section by Suzanne Dean
- Getting Inside Harmony by Michael Rendish
How Does It Work?
Our dynamic learning environment is designed to stimulate ongoing dialogue between you, your classmates, and your instructor. We incorporate the best possible online educational tools — weekly real-time audio/visual chats, discussion boards, interactive activities and quizzes, and personalized feedback from your instructor — to perfectly prepare you for Berklee’s undergraduate program.
Our Students are Rock Stars
Since the release of the gold-selling third album, Love on the Inside, it's been an intense and amazing experience for Sugarland touring band members (and Berkleemusic online students) Brandon Bush, Annie Clements, and Thad Beaty. Watch Video
Arranger and bass player for Australian Idol and Berkleemusic online student shares his experiences working on one of Australia's biggest hit shows. Watch Video
Southern California quintet Saosin are one of the fastest-growing headliners in rock earning main stage slots on the Vans Warped Tour, touring with heavyweights like Linkin Park, My Chemical Romance, and Taking Back Sunday, and building an ocean of fans. Watch Video