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)

Alumni Spotlight

Christina Bouey and Ulysses Quartet

Alumni Spotlight: Christina Bouey

Music alumna Christina Bouey (B.M. '08, violin) wins a prestigious award with her New York-based ensemble, the Ulysses Quartet.

Christina Bouey B.M., Strings

Alumni Spotlight

Headshot Matthew Smith

Alumni Spotlight: Matthew Smith

Music alumnus Matthew Smith (M.M. '15, cello) shares his Boston Conservatory experience from a global perspective.

Matthew Smith M.M., Strings