Brooklyn Music School Artist Certificate Program

Brooklyn Music School offers an Artist Certificate program for the serious musician. Study in Downtown Brooklyn, in the heart of New York City’s music scene, with teaching artists active on the scene. Each BMS Artist Certificate candidate works directly with a faculty mentor, to craft a course of individualized study. At BMS, our goal is to encourage the development of your unique artistic voice in every way possible, as well as to build skills for working as a 21st century artist.

Current Certificate Tracks

The BMS Artist Certificate Program consists of three potential concentrations, and two certificate levels. Students study according to a proprietary BMS artist certificate curriculum that includes standard and customizable courses.

● Performance (Pop/Rock, Jazz, Classical, World)

● Professional Music (Integrated Track of Performance, Business, Education)

● Composition (Jazz, Classical, Electronic)

Program Design

The BMS Artist Certificate Program follows a quarter system (10 weeks, 15 credits). Students receive a Level I certificate after three quarters (45 credits) and a Level II certificate after six quarters (90 credits).

All BMS Artist Certificate Program students are required to complete the required credits for

Part A 

Part B (based on concentration) 

Part C (electives)



For More Information Contact

Dr. Samuel Thomas
Director of Curriculum and Institutional Programming
(718) 638-5660