Jazz Composition and Arranging
$4,4913 Courses (9 Credits) or $1,497 Per Course
Become a versatile and sought-after jazz composer and arranger by advancing your skills with some of Berklee’s most renowned jazz educators. As you practice writing complete jazz compositions and arrangements, you’ll be joining the ranks of artists such as Bill Frisell and Gary Burton—artists who have learned core, fundamental concepts of jazz at Berklee. In addition to bolstering your own catalogue, you’ll be prepared to create material for another recording artist, collaborate with a lyricist, write a jazz musical, compose for a modern dance company, or create music for film or video.
3 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate
In this music composition course, you'll learn effective techniques that will help you compose jazz tunes that have a balance of melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic appeal.
Take your musical vocabulary and skill set to a whole new level for writing, arranging, and performing music of any genre by learning reharmonization and providing musical interest and variety to standard repertoire.
Become a more versatile and sought-after jazz arranger. Jazz Arranging explores techniques that will allow you to write effective jazz arrangements for all types of instrumental combinations, from bop and hard-bop, to big band jazz ensembles.
Upon Completion of this Certificate Program, You'll Receive:
- Professional credential from the world leader in music education
- Credits that may be eligible for transfer toward a Bachelor's degree program
- A physical certificate from Berklee College of Music
- A verified, digital certificate that you can share