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Take our online school for a test drive in our free sample course, containing 12 real lessons from our most popular courses.

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Our sample course offers twelve weeks' worth of lessons, each highlighting a different interest area. Each week includes:

  • video and audio clips
  • sample quizzes
  • discussion topics and weekly assignments
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  • Lesson 1: Songwriting, Music Production
    Music Production Fundamentals for Songwriters
  • Lesson 2: Guitar
    Guitar Ensemble Techniques
  • Lesson 3: Music for Film, TV, and Games
    Film Scoring 101
  • Lesson 4: Music Theory, Harmony, and Ear Training
    Music Theory 101
  • Lesson 5: Music Business
    Music Marketing 101
  • Lesson 6: Orchestration
    Orchestration 1
  • Lesson 7: Songwriting
    Collaborative Songwriting
  • Lesson 8: Piano and Keyboard
    Keyboard for the Electronic Musician
  • Lesson 9: Songwriting, Voice
    Producing Songwriting Demos with Pro Tools
  • Lesson 10: Music Production
    Critical Listening 1
  • Lesson 11: Arranging
    Arranging: Small Ensemble and Horns
  • Lesson 12: Music Production
    Music Production Analysis

About Our Online School: A Closer Look

Berklee Online has a revolutionary custom built online learning management system. It combines classroom, syllabus, and course content. Chat with your instructors live, upload your assignments and get feedback, and connect with your fellow students — all in one environment.

View all course content in one comprehensive app

  • learn from any device — phone, tablet, or computer
  • access your syllabus, readings, quizzes, and record your assignments, all in one place
  • message your instructors and classmates

Get in tune with the tools of success

  • record and upload your audio assignments right in the browser
  • create and post video to enrich your assignment presentations
  • try out melodies and tune your instrument with the platform's built-in piano widget

Make a connection

  • access instructors during their weekly "office hours"
  • exchange project feedback with other students
  • create a community of fellow musicians around the world

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  • everything you need to learn about music, available on all your devices
  • interaction with students across the globe
  • learning music just got a lot easier, and a lot more fun!

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