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How Berklee Online Student Shelbie Rassler Created the Viral “What the World Needs Now” Video

Shelbie Rassler, a senior composition student at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee and a Berklee Online student, orchestrated a video of 75 of her peers performing “What the World Needs Now.” She shares how she did it.

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6 Mental Health Tips for Musicians during the Coronavirus Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on musicians. Therapist Claudia Glaser Mussen, who works with musicians regularly, shares mental health tips to help cope with coronavirus anxieties.

5 Tips for Taking Music Classes Online

Eric Zawada knows a thing or two about taking music classes online as an academic advisor and bachelor’s degree student at Berklee Online. He has five tips to help you navigate the musical education experience, whether it’s a choice or result of social distancing.

Student studying guitar.

5 Ways for Musicians to Collaborate While Practicing Social Distancing Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

Social distancing can be a strange new concept for musicians who are used to playing in bands and being around other creatives on a regular basis. Here are five ways that you can collaborate with other musicians while waiting out coronavirus.

PODCAST EPISODE 038: Black Belt Eagle Scout on How Working as a Booker Helped Prepare Her for a Deal with Saddle Creek

Katherine Paul (AKA Black Belt Eagle Scout) discusses growing up on the Swinomish Indian Reservation in Washington state, and the changes that happened after she discovered Madonna, emo music, and how to put on a great show.

What it’s Like to Be a Touring Musician During the COVID-19 Outbreak

For bands like the Boston-based metal act Worshipper, canceling the last leg of their US tour due to coronavirus fears is a last resort that’s out of their control.

PODCAST EPISODE 037: Ron Pope Talks ‘A Drop in the Ocean,’ ‘One Grain of Sand,’ and Massive Streaming Numbers

Ron Pope discusses his new album, as well as his smash, “A Drop in the Ocean,” and a whole lot more.

Refugees in Cape Town Develop their Musicianship through Berklee Online

“What I would like the world to know about my situation is that being a refugee doesn’t mean I must be limited,” says Dorcas Mungusa, an asylum-seeker and a Berklee Online student.

Songwriter’s Toolbox: 3 Lessons H.E.R.’s ‘Hard Place’ can Teach us about Songwriting

Andrea Stolpe walks us through H.E.R.’s song “Hard Place,” and tells us why it’s a great example of prosody, and how you can apply the same principles to your songwriting.

Singing a New Song: Dr. Krystal Prime Banfield on the Importance of Teaching Popular Music in the Classroom

Dr. Krystal Prime Banfield doesn’t just want to teach popular music, she wants to inspire others to teach it as well.