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Are there any other colleges besides Berklee College of Music that focus on contemporary music performance?

I'd like to be a recording/touring artist and am looking at applying to Berklee College of Music. Are there any other colleges in the US that are comparable to Berklee?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Not really, no. Berklee is really the one US school with a contemporary music focus that extends beyond jazz. There are classes for basically every genre- pop, rock, r&b, metal, funk, all kinds of world music, the list goes on... But it's the only school with a program like that. Basically every other school focuses solely on jazz and/or classical music.

    Source(s): Berklee student
  • 5 years ago

    it somewhat is an exceedingly stable music college placed genuine in Boston and accessible with the aid of employing public transportation. they grant many courses and study and that they have got a great tech save for upkeep, etc. you are able to usually locate some stable musicians from the interior of sight area impressive around and likewise a great place to evaluation for looking bandmates to your gigs. in case you come right here you additionally can see some professional musicians on the overall performance midsection and/or strolling around the halls or homes. Al Kooper could be stumbled on right here usually and likewise performs with 'The Funky college'. Who is familiar with, possibly you will run into different Berklee cats like John Mayer, Vinnie Colaiuta, Paula Cole, Gavin DeGraw, Melissa Etheridge, invoice Frisell, Bruce Hornsby or Susan Tedeschi....you in no way comprehend!

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