Berklee College of Music

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Performance: Voice (BMus)

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Program Information

School:Berklee College of Music
Faculty:Voice Department
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Music Performance, General
Voice and Opera
Description:As a vocalist majoring in performance at Berklee, you will learn the skills, concepts, and methodology required to demonstrate professional-level proficiency on your principal instrument: your voice.

You will complete a performance portfolio, including a juried senior recital, that typifies current professional performance standards. Most students also engage in extracurricular and cocurricular concert performances, and each performance major participates in ensembles and public performances in the college’s recital halls and venues such as the Berklee Performance Center.
URL:Performance: Voice (BMus) at Berklee College of Music
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $44,360

Cost per year represents tuition fees only.
Careers:Musicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants must have successful completion of PIVC-111 and PIVC-112; students must have a cumulative GPA or 2.7 in their performance courses (private instruction, labs/ensembles, and ear training) and they must also complete an audition/interview through the Voice Department.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 72] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0]

    If you are applying to the degree program and your first language is not English, you are required to submit a PTE Academic, a TOEFL, or an IELTS score to complete your application for admission. We recommend a PTE Academic score of 48, a TOEFL IBT score of 72 or higher, or a IELTS score of 6 or higher.

    Application Notes : If you are applying to the degree program and your first language is not English, you are required to submit a PTE Academic, a TOEFL, or an IELTS score to complete your application for admission. We recommend a PTE Academic score of 48, a TOEFL IBT score of 72 or higher, or a IELTS score of 6 or higher.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Berklee’s unique audition and interview process allows us to learn about you as a whole artist while assessing your current level of musicianship and potential to succeed in our dynamic community. It also allows us to consider you for merit-based scholarship awards. The audition and interview, combined with your transcripts and supporting application materials, gives us a picture of who you are and where you have potential to grow.
      Cost Notes : Cost per year represents tuition fees only.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on June 29, 2019