Inspiration for Music Makers
published by Berklee Online
Berklee Online presents
Music is Glenn Kotche’s life. From the age of three through his study of classical percussion in college to playing with Wilco, music has always been a part of this drummer’s narrative. Hear his story.
Loudon Stearns began his relationship with Mike Gordon the same way many in his generation did, as a fan. But it led to the pair creating the most interactive concert technology available.
When Brian Funk first filmed an Ableton tutorial in his basement five years ago, he wanted to maintain his anonymity. So the high school English teacher put on sunglasses and dubbed himself AfroDJMac.
“The whole idea of MOOCs is to increase access to music education for people who wouldn’t necessarily have access otherwise,” Leah Waldo says.
The details of these graduates’ stories vary, as do the reasons they chose to leave Berklee, but what unites them all is an overwhelming sense of inspiration.
The music industry is in such rough shape that some of your favorite bands have resorted to selling automobiles.