Name of School:
Berklee College of Music
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Type of School:
Private, coeducational music college specializing in contemporary music
Berklee also offers courses and certificate programs through their online extension school at Berkleemusic.com. Students who completed a Music Business/Management program at Berklee may continue on to an Accelerated MBA Program through Suffolk University. Other special programs are also available.
Berklee College of Music was founded in 1945 by Lawrence Berk. The school is said to have the highest percentage of undergraduates from outside the United States. Today, Berklee has a student population of over 4,000 and over 500 faculty members. Their current president is Roger H. Brown. Notable alumni includes Kevin Eubanks (from the Tonight Show band), Melissa Etheridge and Quincy Jones.
More information is available at the Berklee College of Music Web site.