Online Finale Courses

Our 12-week online Finale courses are authored and taught by industry experts and the same renowned instructors that teach at Berklee College of Music's Boston campus.

  • Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
  • Credits transfer to hundreds of other colleges and universities
  • Many Berklee Online courses apply toward certificates and degree programs
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    OCWPR-130
    Arranging 1: Rhythm Section
    Level 1

    Level 1

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Explore all of the aspects of writing and arranging for the rhythm section and essential techniques for arranging music for a band.
    OCWPR-332
    Arranging: Advanced Horn Writing
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Take your arranging abilities to the next level by studying more advanced techniques for voicing chords, orchestration, articulations, and background lines.
    OCWPR-231
    Arranging: Small Ensemble and Horns
    Level 2

    Level 2

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Develop your writing and arranging skills for small and large ensembles and learn techniques that you can apply to both live instrumentation and sequences.
    OCWPR-333
    Arranging: Woodwinds and Strings
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Explore the sound and personality of woodwind and string instruments and learn how to apply them to songs, arrangements, and compositions.
    OEART-115
    Basic Ear Training
    Level 1

    Level 1

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Build your confidence as a performer with this practical approach to ear training by learning how to notate rhythms and identify different parts of a song.
    OCOMP-250
    Counterpoint
    Level 2

    Level 2

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Gain a broad overview of counterpoint and the art of writing lines that support both the melody and the overall structure of a composition.
    OPERF-312
    Gary Burton: Jazz Improvisation
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Learn the art of jazz improvisation from Gary Burton, one of the most renowned improvisers in the jazz world.
    OHARM-110
    Getting Inside Harmony 1
    Level 1

    Level 1

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Learn to identify and modify chord progressions, improvise effectively from chord to chord, and deepen your understanding of music’s inner workings.
    OHARM-211
    Getting Inside Harmony 2
    Level 2

    Level 2

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Explore more advanced principals in harmony, including melodic and harmonic tension, chord substitution, and chromatically altered chords.
    OEART-320
    Harmonic Ear Training: Recognizing Chord Progressions
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Learn techniques that will improve your performance, arranging, and compositional skills by learning to recognize what is going on within chord progressions.
    OBASS-332
    Jazz Bass
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Gain the tools you need to improvise jazz bass lines by learning to recognize common chord progressions in standards and studying works by the greats.
    OCOMP-395
    Jazz Composition
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Learn effective techniques that will help you compose jazz tunes that have a balance of melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic appeal.
    OCOMP-490
    Music Composition for Film and TV 1
    Level 4

    Level 4

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Learn to write music in the style of big budget Hollywood productions and gain a recipe book for writing for film and TV.
    OCWPR-101
    Music Notation and Score Preparation Using Finale
    Level 1

    Level 1

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Create great-looking sheet music quickly and easily with the powerful Finale music notation software, and learn techniques to maximize speed, control, and accuracy.
    OCOMP-493
    World Music Composition Styles
    Level 4

    Level 4

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Add depth and flavor to compositions in any genre by studying the characteristics of a wide array of world music compositional techniques.