Master of Music in Contemporary Performance (Production Concentration)

Advance your production and recording skills while exploring your artistry in multiple contemporary genres. Master your style and develop your artistic identity with this accelerated one-year program.

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Program Highlights

Contemporary Approach

This program is open to advanced performers from a wide variety of genres and styles. Expand your musical horizons and learn to collaborate with diverse and dynamic musicians.

Production Technology

Students spend ample time on pre-production, recording, and mixing processes in our state-of-the-art recording studios and scoring stage.

Live and Recorded Performance

Through private instruction, ensembles, the performance forum, and frequent performance opportunities, students work with faculty and visiting artists to develop their artistic identity.

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Un Lago de Conciertos

Concerts a la FundaciĆ³ Fall (in Love) with Valencia

La Nit de Berklee 2017

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Musaico Festival

Visiting Artist: Banda Magda

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Musaico Festival

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How to Apply

1.
Submit your online graduate application and supporting materials.
2.
Schedule an audition and interview.
3.
Get notified of your admissions decision.

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30+
Live concert opportunities

100+
Original songs recorded

100+
Gigs outside of school

Ideal candidates:

have a previous B.A. in music, or a B.A. in the arts with a major in music and a good academic record;
seek artistic identity through the exploration of familiar and new styles including the fusion of genres and musical collaboration;
are composers, songwriters, or arrangers in their own style, with strong technical proficiency and knowledge of contemporary harmony (through academic or personal study);
possess a strong sense of rhythm and excellent intonation and have ensemble experience;
are deeply motivated to learn and apply strategies for recorded music production (including the pre-production, recording, and mixing processes) to their craft; and
are creative problem solvers motivated to experiment, take risks, and explore and push personal and musical boundaries.