Boston Conservatory at Berklee understands the stylistic and technical demands on professional brass players. The Conservatory’s rigorous training program, individualized attention from expert teachers, and varied performance opportunities prepare you to lead a dynamic career in brass performance.


  • B.M.
    Bachelor of Music in Brass Performance
    Four-Year Program
  • M.M.
    Master of Music in Brass Performance
    Two-Year Program
  • P.S.C.
    Professional Studies Certificate in Brass Performance
    One-Year Program
  • A.D.
    Artist Diploma in Brass Performance
    Two-Year Program
  • G.P.D.
    Graduate Performance Diploma in Brass Performance
    Two-Year Program

Areas of Focus

Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba

WATCH: Boston Conservatory's brass quintet No Strings Attached performs "Ragtime" from Suite Americana No. 1 live at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Featuring Justin Ploskonka and Moxi Li (trumpet), Brian Nowak (French horn), Joshua Thomas-Urlik (trombone), and Austin Comerford (tuba).

By the Numbers

  • 11 brass undergraduates
  • 13 brass graduates
  • 10 brass faculty

WATCH: Boston Conservatory Brass Ensemble performs the prologue from Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story live at Old South Church in Boston, Massachusetts.