Strings

violin, viola, cello, double bass

To have a successful career in music, string players must be versatile artists equipped with the skills and creativity needed to pave their own paths in a competitive field. That’s why Boston Conservatory at Berklee is taking a fresh approach to string performance training—one that exposes you to a wide range of styles and techniques, encourages collaboration, and inspires an entrepreneurial spirit.

Degrees Offered

B.M.

Bachelor of Music in String Performance

Four-Year Program
Program Description

M.M.

Master of Music in String Performance

Two-Year Program
Program Description

G.P.D.

Graduate Performance Diploma in String Performance

Two-Year Program
Program Description

P.S.C.

Professional Studies Certificate in String Performance

One-Year Program
Program Description

A.D.

Artist Diploma in String Performance

Two-Year Program
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By the Numbers

15
world-class faculty members
39
undergraduate students
42
graduate students

“The instructors at Boston Conservatory help you reach your professional goals and become a versatile musician in a diverse and competitive field.” —Eric Mrugala (B.M. ’15, Violin)

Student Spotlight

Montserrat Siles

Violin Student Montserrat Siles Writes from the Tanglewood Music Center

Violin student Montserrat Siles (B.M. '20) spent the summer of 2018 as a fellow with the Tanglewood Music Center (TMC), the premier summer academy for emerging musicians.

Montserrat Siles Class of 2020 B.M., Strings