Online Piano and Keyboard Courses

Our 12-week online piano and keyboard 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 Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Credits transfer to hundreds of other colleges and universities
  • Many Berklee Online courses apply toward certificates and degree programs

    OPERF-110
    Basic Improvisation
    Level 1

    Level 1

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Learn a step-by-step approach to improvisation that applies to all styles and any instrument. Develop your solos by studying the riffs and licks of legendary players, and learn to incorporate the inflections, feel, and nuances of the masters into your own playing!
    OPIAN-100
    Berklee Keyboard Method
    Level 1

    Level 1

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Learn the Berklee approach to keyboard in this 12-week course. Master the basics of technique and chord voicings, and gain an understanding of more advanced concepts including interpretation of lead sheets and improvisation.
    OPIAN-220
    Blues and Rock Keyboard Techniques
    Level 2

    Level 2

    Credit: $1,197
    Non-credit: $1,050
    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.
    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. Learn different types and styles of compositions from the perspective of the improviser, and take an in-depth look at how mental, harmonic, and melodic processes contribute to the instinctive skills that an improviser puts to use when taking a solo.
    OPIAN-315
    Jazz Piano
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Strengthen your command of the melodies, harmonies, and rhythms that make up the rich art form of jazz on the piano or keyboard.
    OPIAN-150
    Keyboard for the Electronic Musician
    Level 1

    Level 1

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    In this beginner level course, you'll build skills that will help you write, produce, and perform music using keyboards ranging from acoustic piano to modern controllers with virtual instruments.
    OPIAN-230
    Pop/Rock Keyboard
    Level 2

    Level 2

    Credit: $1,197
    Non-credit: $1,050
    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.