Work with Tom Stein

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Video Testimonials

Students around the world have found success from working with Tom in the classroom, at the performance hall, in the recording studio, and on stage.


Now, with his first online course, students around the world - including you! - can learn Tom's strategies for getting accepted to a top music school.

"Tom taught me to have everything mapped out before doing something and now I know every step of the way."

"Now I have some target schools to apply to and understand application progress."

"I learned so many things I had never considered, like choosing the right campus."

"My biggest challenge before working with Professor Stein was that I couldn't find my direction in music."

More kind words about Tom Stein

Tom is a highly knowledgeable, disciplined teacher with real world experience of what he teaches.

His classes give applicable, useful skills to use in the industry. He cares for his students, wants them to succeed and goes above and beyond to make himself available as a resource,
both inside and outside Berklee.

Former Student

Undergraduate Music Student
Berklee College of Music

Professor Tom Stein is one of the gems at Berklee College of Music. I had the opportunity to work with him on numerous occasions and I walked away being a better musician, entrepreneur and human being. I highly recommend taking a class with Tom if you are looking to grow career wise and be mentored by an empathic and highly intelligent individual.

Former Student

Undergraduate Student
Berklee College of Music

Tom is kind and generous.

He will do anything for you to make sure you are getting the education you need and deserve. Hes a very smart and unique teacher. Its easy to talk to him about his love of music and history and really explore
what he has to offer.

Its really fun!

Former Student

Undergraduate Student
Berklee College of Music

Tom is someone you want to know and spend time with. He's been around the music business - all sides of it! - for many years and there is nothing he didn't do in this industry as a musician, a professor and a business leader. He's a great musician - performer and arranger.

Ady Cohen

Award Winning Film Composer,
Associate Professor of Contemporary Writing and Production and Film Music at Berklee College of Music

Tom was an invaluable resource to me while I was a student at Berklee College of Music. His support and encouragement had a big impact on my development, both as a musician and as someone working in the music business. Tom is a pro; whether working as a musician, educator or businessman, he is fun to work with and motivates people with his energy and enthusiasm.

Grant Brown

Vice President, Partner Development
Sony Music Entertainment

Tom was an excellent teacher at Berklee. I took his Music Career Planning seminar and it remains one of my favorites. He showed us how to develop tangible goals and think outside the box, and was, of course, constantly encouraging.

Thank you, Tom!

Emma White

Pop/Country Artist
Founder of Whitehouse Records

It's rare that you come across standout talent like Tom! I had the pleasure of producing a couple of professional videos and voice over recording sessions for him, and besides also taking one of his Professional Development classes at Berklee College of Music! As a leader on global expansion into emerging growth regional markets like Asia, India, Latin America, Mideast and Africa, Tom earns my highest recommendations!

Alejandro Ramirez-Cisneros

Multimedia Producer at Tufts University;
Music Composer, Record producer, Audio Engineer, Multi-Instrumentalist and Performing Artist

Tom is a brilliant, knowledgeable, and hard-working business man with many talents and skills. I have had the opportunity to work with him on several different projects and his wisdom and generosity has always made working with him and exciting, encouraging and fun experience. Tom is a talented musician, arranger, educator, business executive and entrepreneur. His business ideas and models are unique and inspiring and anyone who would get the opportunity to work with him would be blessed.

Salvatore DiFusco

President of Sadetar Records, Inc.

Tom is a great person to know if you want to break into the music industry. He has a wealth of great connections and contacts to help you accomplish your personal goals. As a teacher, he has expanded my understanding of the music business and given me the tools I needed to be confident in my future musical endeavors. His passion for helping others and knowledge are traits that I closely associate with a true professional.

Riley Snyder

Guitarist at Princess Cruises

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