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Contemporary Performance (Production Concentration)

12 months
42750 USD/year
42750 USD/year
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The Contemporary Performance (Production Concentration) program from Berklee College of Music (Valencia Campus) is designed to give advanced instrumentalists and vocalists of any style the confidence and skills in performance and production technology to take their careers to the next level.


The Contemporary Performance (Production Concentration) program from Berklee College of Music (Valencia Campus) is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time, allowing students to master their own style while discovering others. Students develop a strong artistic identity through frequent performance opportunities, private instruction, ensembles, and studio recordings. Throughout the program, students become adept at pre-production, recording, and mixing processes through ample firsthand experience in state-of-the-art studios—ready to meet the unique demands facing the artist of tomorrow.

Contemporary Approach

The program is style-independent and is open to advanced performers from a wide variety of genres and styles, such as jazz, Latin, world music, pop, rock, classical, electronic and fusion, among others. Through hands-on playing and recording experience, you'll expand your musical horizons and learn to work 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 designed by the Walters-Storyk Design Group. By the end of the program, you'll feel confident in any studio setting.

Possible Career Paths

Getting a master's degree in contemporary performance opens you to a world of possibilities in the music industry and beyond. After graduating, many students work as performing artists, session musicians, songwriters, and some discover additional opportunities in teaching, sound design, production, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Production Concepts for the Contemporary Performer
  • Masters Performance Forum: Production
  • Private Instruction 
  • Contemporary Ensemble
  • The Artist as a Startup
  • Masters Advanced Performance Forum: Production
  • Applied Advanced Production Projects

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Total Credits: 40/41 with optional internship


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose
  • Résumé/curriculum vitae
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official Transcripts
  • English exam
  • Bachelor's degree diploma

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42750 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    42750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42750 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Valencia

560 - 966 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Contemporary Performance (Production Concentration)
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