Contemporary Classical Music

bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, flute, harp, horn, oboe, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, and voice

With contemporary music so prominent in today’s music scene, Boston Conservatory at Berklee offers a thoughtfully designed, one-of-a-kind program for classically trained musicians looking to study and perform new music in a dynamic conservatory setting.

Degrees Offered

M.M.

Master of Music in Contemporary Classical Music Performance

Two-Year Program
Program Description

G.P.D.

Graduate Performance Diploma in Contemporary Classical Music Performance

Two-Year Program
Program Description

P.S.C.

Professional Studies Certificate in Contemporary Classical Music Performance

One-Year Program
Program Description

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In a Year

260
new work performances
10
students
150
new works created

"Students work one-on-one with living composers, premiere new works, and create new sounds and performance experiences under the tutelage of some of the finest new music interpreters of our time.”—Sarah Brady, Associate Professor of Flute and Contemporary Music