Piano and Keyboard
Learn the Berklee Piano Method
Develop your piano technique and gain a greater command of the keyboard in a variety of musical styles including blues, rock, and jazz.
Courses are best for students who are looking to meet a specific need, or simply want to get started with Berklee Online. No application necessary.
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.
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.
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.
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 inflexions, feel, and nuances of the masters into your own playing!
Strengthen your command of the melodies, harmonies, and rhythms that make up the rich art form of jazz on the piano or keyboard.
Certificate programs are 3-18 months in duration and are designed for students who want to gain a deeper proficiency in a chosen area. No application necessary.
Master Certificates (8-12 Courses)
Professional Certificates (4-6 Courses)
Specialist Certificates (3 Courses)
The courses in this music theory certificate program will help you gain the foundational knowledge necessary to read, write, and understand music's inner workings, and deepen your understanding of rhythm, scales, chord progressions, and harmony.
In this music theory program, you'll learn how to turn your musical impulses into concise information that you can share with anyone. Gain a concrete musical foundation in rhythm, chords, scales, and progressions, and the musical tools ready at your disposal to create your next music project with ease.
Degree programs are the most affordable and flexible option for earning your music degree from Berklee College of Music. They are the best option for students who want a music education degree and the full Berklee experience.
“Build your own” music major by selecting coursework from a number of disciplines that align with your personal career goals.
This major is geared specifically for new and entering students who are not yet ready to declare their major.
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