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
Program Description

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

Shota Nakama

Video Game Orchestra (VGO)

Shota Nakama (M.M. ’11, guitar)
 

Shota Nakama M.M. '11, Guitar

Your Teachers

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