Become a Better Vocalist with Berklee

Develop your vocal technique, range, and expression and become more confident in vocal performances.

Voice Technique 101

Make your voice sound more powerful, use vocal technique to expand your range and expression, and learn to become more confident in vocal performances.

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Pop and Rock Vocals

Learn to sing everything from “classic hits” pop and rock to singer-songwriter styles to contemporary indie rock in an authentic manner.

Jazz Voice

Apply the unique vocal characteristics of great jazz singers such as Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, and Sarah Vaughn into your own sound. Understand proper jazz vocal delivery in a number of tempos and gain confidence singing an array of jazz standards in a live or recorded context.

R&B Vocals

Learn the vocal techniques of the R&B greats, including Steve Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, and Beyonce. In this course, you'll gain the necessary skills to sing R&B in an authentic way, including proper phrasing, riffing, shouting, scale patterns, rhythmic articulation and much more.

Vocal Production

This course guides you through the essential concepts and methods to master the craft of vocal production. You will learn the technical aspects of working with the vocal and the personal, artistic aspects of working with a vocalist to achieve the best performance - skills that can be applied to many roles from engineer to producer to artist.

Professional Certificates (4-6 Courses)

General Music Studies

Create your own certificate program by adding five courses from any interest area into a dedicated program.

15 Credits

Make the most of your passion and talent, become a more complete musician and songwriter, and begin to craft and perform songs that express your unique voice.

15 Credits

Specialist Certificates (3 Courses)

General Music Studies

Create your own certificate program by adding three courses from any interest area into a dedicated program.

9 Credits

Develop the skills used by the best songwriters and performers, and learn how to frame your melodies in captivating harmonies and voicings, play those on the guitar, and polish your vocal delivery.

9 Credits
Vocal Styles

Learn the necessary vocal skills and technique in the key genres of Jazz, R&B, and Pop/Rock, and leave you prepared to take on any set list that comes your way.

9 Credits
Voice Technique and Musicianship

Develop a strong foundation of knowledge and a better awareness of what is happening in the music that you hear, write, and sing, to become a more confident and capable musician and vocal performer.

9 Credits

Spring Term Starts April 6 for Courses and Multi-Course Certificates

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