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Salem Ilese "Mad at Disney"

Salem Ilese and Berklee’s Bonnie Hayes on Viral TikTok Hit ‘Mad at Disney’

Salem Ilese and Berklee Songwriting Chair Bonnie Hayes discuss Ilese’s viral TikTok hit “Mad at Disney,” which has millions of streams on Spotify.

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Jamelle Houston

Jamelle Houston on his Grandfather’s Legacy, his Nonprofit, and BLM

Incoming Berklee Online master’s student Jamelle Houston discusses his music career and what keeps him coming back to his hometown of Temple, Texas.

Freesia Towle DJing.

Academic Advisor by Day, DJ by Night: Freesia Towle’s 5 Tips to Start DJing

Academic advising and DJing share the common requirements of empathy and emotional intelligence. Academic Advisor and DJ Freesia Towle shares her five tips to start DJing.

Gabrielle Davis stands in front of a colorful brick wall wearing headphones.

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.

Berklee Online 2020 graduates Allegra Hernandez, Carrie Lane Pearlman, and Ryan Harris.

Berklee Online’s Class of 2020 Celebrate Commencement from Their Own Spaces

Berklee Online’s graduating class of 2020 share stories of resiliency and celebrating virtual Commencement from their own spaces during the coronavirus pandemic.

5 Music Therapy Techniques to Help You Cope in a Pandemic

Joy Allen and Suzanne Hanser of Berklee’s Music Therapy department share five music therapy techniques to help you cope during quarantine.

7 Tips for a Successful Live Concert Stream

There are more live concerts to stream online than ever before. These seven tips will help you optimize your own live stream, with input from jazz drummer Matt Jorgensen and singer/songwriter Jill Andrews.

How 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.

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.

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.