With contemporary music so prominent in today’s classical 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.
WATCH: Student Kevin Madison performs "Ukom," the first movement from Talking Drums by Joshua Uzoigwe.
- M.M.Master of Music in Contemporary Classical Music PerformanceTwo-Year Program
- P.S.C.Professional Studies Certificate in Contemporary Classical Music PerformanceOne-Year Program
- G.P.D.Graduate Performance Diploma in Contemporary Classical Music PerformanceTwo-Year Program
Associate Professor of Flute and Contemporary Music
Professor of Viola
Professor of Piano
Assistant Professor of Orchestral Studies and Contemporary Music
Assistant Professor of Clarinet
Professor of Cello
Associate Professor of Percussion
Assistant Professor of Saxophone
Associate Professor of Double Bass
WATCH: Boston Conservatory at Berklee contemporary classical music students perform “Mobius” by Chair of Composition, Contemporary Music, and Core Studies Jonathan Bailey Holland.
"Students work one-on-one with living composers, collaborate with professional ensembles, 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
In a Year
- 260 new work performances
- 10 students
- 150 new works created
Meet Your Mentors
Q&A with Randall Zigler
WATCH: Boston Conservatory at Berklee contemporary classical music students perform "They Might Be Giants" composed by Amy Beth Kirsten and commissioned by Sandbox Percussion.