“It is assumed that, if you can write for orchestra, you can write for anything.” An agent once told me that, and I took it to heart so much that I wrote two courses to help you get where you need to be with orchestration. Here is an excerpt.
Sparsh Shah’s cover of Eminem’s “Not Afraid” went viral when he was just 13 years old. Now at 19, Sparsh has traveled the world as a singer, songwriter, motivational speaker, philanthropist, and Guinness World Record holder. He talks about earning his bachelor’s degree at Berklee Online.
When it comes to producing contemporary music of any kind—hip-hop, EDM, or any of the many subgenres within the hip-hop or EDM world—it’s very important to know about sound design, i.e., how to create your own custom sounds. In this lesson excerpt, we’ll take a look at FL Sampler within FL Studio to learn how to manipulate a sample and create a unique sound.
Scott Gentile, who earned his professional certificate in Composing and Orchestrating for Film and TV, discusses scoring the feature film “American Murderer,” directed by his brother, Matthew Gentile.
Andrea Stolpe has won the 2022 Exemplary Teaching Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association. This award honors a professional, continuing, or online education faculty member for outstanding teaching.
Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15. It is a month to reflect and celebrate Hispanic culture’s influence in America. To help you get in the spirit we’ve put together a playlist of 15 Hispanic artists you need to know about.
Berklee alumni Bethany and Blake Jurasin discuss what it’s like to be married musicians, how they won their 2020 wedding, and how their musical paths led them to each other.
Musicians have explored light and darkness since, well, probably the beginning of light and darkness. Or at least since the beginning of music. But composer, pianist, and Berklee Online instructor Vicente Avella is doing something different with his new “Physics of Light” album.
If there’s one thing that the vast network of Berklee Online alumni prove, it’s that success can take many different forms and manifest in many impressive career paths. We checked in with six Berklee Online alumni that we previously covered in Take Note, to see what they were doing after graduating, and how they were applying their degrees.