Professional Certificate

Keyboard Styles

Next Term Starts January 8

Tuition

$4,437

3 Courses (9 Credits) or $1,479 Per Course
Only $3,993.30 when paid all at once

There is always a demand for dynamic, expressive, and well-rounded keyboard players, and this program is geared toward enabling you to be comfortable in any number of different musical situations. You'll gain a comprehensive education in the wide array of skills and knowledge necessary to develop your technique and gain a greater command of the keyboard. As you become familiar with different keyboard performance styles, you'll learn the signature riffs and licks of the masters, increase your repertoire, and develop your improvisation skills. This program is well suited for intermediate keyboard students, students with classical training, or students with contemporary jazz style training.

Requirements

3 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate

Blues and Rock Keyboard Techniques (OPIAN-220)
Level 2 Course
by Dave Limina

Study the theory and harmonic concepts common to blues and rock styles, and learn the licks, techniques, patterns, and improvisation styles associated with shuffles, New Orleans piano, rock and roll and modern rock piano, and solo blues piano.

Pop/Rock Keyboard (OPIAN-230)
Level 2 Course
by Dave Limina

Learn to play authentic keyboard parts in a wide range of pop/rock styles, including rock 'n roll, R&B, dance pop, classic rock, country, heartland/alt-country, and jam band.

Jazz Piano (OPIAN-315)
Level 3 Course
by Robert Christopherson and Ross Ramsay

Strengthen your command of the melodies, harmonies, and rhythms that make up the rich art form of jazz on the piano or keyboard.

Upon Completion of this Certificate Program, You'll Receive:

  • Professional level 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

Questions?

Contact our Academic Advisors by phone at 1-866-BERKLEE (U.S.), 1-617-747-2146 (INT'L), or by email at advisors@online.berklee.edu.

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