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How Music Publishers Pick Hit Songs

Berklee Online music business instructor Eric Beall explains how music publishers pick hit songs, providing sample questions and examples of feedback.

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How to Create Music Arrangements for Melodic Shapes

Music arranger Jerry Gates explains how to create music arrangements for linear, circular, and square melodic shapes in this excerpt from his course “Arranging: Woodwinds and Strings.”

Berklee Online Student Floyd Foster

Floyd Foster on What Black Lives Matter Means to Him

Bassist and Berklee Online student Floyd Foster talks about what Black Lives Matter means to him as a musician and father of three.

Martha Reeves on Dancing in the Street, the Vandellas, and the Motown Sound

Martha Reeves reflects on the timeless appeal of “Dancing in the Street,” how the social movements of the 1960s compare to today’s Black Lives Matter movement, as well as her storied career with Motown.

The covers of Berklee Online CEO Debbie Cavalier's children's books "My Mom is Going Back to School" and "My Dad is Going Back to School."

Berklee Online CEO Debbie Cavalier Releases New Children’s Books Celebrating Lifelong Learning

Berklee Online CEO Debbie Cavalier releases two new children’s books, “My Mom is Going Back to School” and “My Dad is Going Back to School.”

Budapest Scoring Orchestra Brings Life to Student Film Scores from Across the Ocean

Behind the scenes with four Berklee Online Film Scoring grad students, who recently got to serve as music directors while an orchestra in Budapest performed scores the students had written.

Janet Billig Rich on Management (Nirvana, Hole) and Music Supervision (‘Rock of Ages,’ ‘Moulin Rouge’), and More

Janet Billig Rich discusses her long career in the music business, which started in merch sales, grew to an internship at Caroline (where she signed Hole), led to a career in management (where she managed acts like Nirvana and Dinosaur Jr.) and now has settled into music supervision.

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Gabrielle Davis’ Nonprofit Offers Music Education to Students in Flint

Gabrielle Davis is a drummer, a DJ, a new mother, and a graduate of Berklee Online. In 2014, she founded her music mentoring nonprofit, Dream League, to offer music education for students in her hometown of Flint, Michigan.

Man with a guitar writing a protest song.

How to Write a Protest Song

If you’re looking to express your anger and frustration, especially now in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests, put your feelings to song.