An Applicant Advisor’s Scoop on Berklee Online’s Application Process
Behind every Berklee Online decision letter is a successfully completed application, and an Applicant Advisor who has reviewed it, like Quan Yao Lim. In this article, he elaborates on Berklee Online’s application process and shares some helpful tips to consider before hitting submit.
Top Drum Grooves—According to Berklee Online Faculty
We polled members of the Drum Department at Berklee on the drum grooves they love the most. Some of the usual suspects are there—Ringo and Bonzo—but some of their choices may surprise you. Drumroll, please! …
Berklee Online Holds 2023 Berklee Onsite Music Conference June 2-3
On June 2-3, Berklee Online will hold its sixth annual Berklee Onsite conference at the Berklee College of Music campus in Boston. Berklee Onsite 2023 is two days of workshops, panels, performances, and networking events, open to Berklee Online students and the music community at large.
Top Guitar Songs—According to Berklee Online Faculty
We polled members of the Guitar Department at Berklee on the guitar-based songs they love the most. Some of the usual suspects are there—Hendrix and Van Halen, etc.—but you may be surprised by some of the songs that strike a chord with your instructors, including some acoustic picks!
Voice Leading Paradigms for Harmony in Music Composition
These voice leading examples provide guidelines to help you learn how to compose so each voice moves smoothly from note to note, while you create rich harmonic changes.
Students You’ll Meet at Berklee Online
With a global student population, all seeking flexibility in their music studies and a desire to learn from anywhere, Berklee Online offers unique networking and collaboration you can’t find anywhere else. Learn about the kinds of students you’ll meet at Berklee Online.
Circle of Fifths: The Key to Unlocking Harmonic Understanding
The circle of fifths is arguably the most helpful way of visually organizing Western music theory’s 12 chromatic pitches for learning. This primer, featuring excerpts from Music Application and Theory and Music Foundations will give you several new tools to commit this concept to memory.
Informational Interviews: How They Can Help Your Job Search
If you’re wanting to tap into informational interviews as a way to expand your network, and even land a job in your desired field, here are some tips pulled straight from Peter Spellman’s “Career and Job Success in the Music Industry” course.
Berklee Online Launches New Masterclass Series in February 2023
With Berklee Online’s new Masterclass series, students can experience the renowned curriculum of Berklee College of Music in a one-time, two-hour long live session led by a Berklee instructor for just $99.
How to Write a Love Song
The key to a great love song is a specific yet universal message that feels like it’s about you and your special someone. This is how you achieve that.