The California Jazz Conservatory offers a 4-year Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies for instrumentalists and vocalists.
The CJC Bachelor of Music degree program offers candidates:
- A 100% jazz-relevant curriculum, taught by artist-educators with a proven track record of turning students into professionals, musicians into artists
- A synergistic, comprehensive program of jazz education and performance for today’s professional jazz instrumentalist and vocalist
- Small classes taught by professional artists and experienced educators in the field of jazz and related styles of music
- Opportunities to study with preeminent artists and educators
- Performance opportunities at prominent Bay Area venues and workshop opportunities with resident faculty and visiting artists
- Access to important networking opportunities
- A downtown campus located in the heart of Berkeley’s vibrant Arts District, with easy access to the San Francisco Bay Area’s thriving arts scene
See BM Curriculum Requirements/Course Planner
CJC has supported and promoted individual creativity since its inception in 1997, earning widespread recognition as a hotbed for cutting edge new work. We will help you become the artist you aspire to be, with a program that celebrates and promotes individual expression on all fronts and for all students.