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Sushant KC

Sushant KC Proves Pursuing Music is a Viable Path in Nepal

Sushant KC is pursuing his bachelor’s in Songwriting and Producing Music at Berklee Online and strives to prove music is a viable career for Nepalese youth.

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Neil Larocque on Getting Through 2020 with His Guitar

Student Neil Larocque talks about being separated from his family in China during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how playing guitar helped him through.

Kamilah Marshall on Broadway Credits (Rent, Lion King, Hairspray) and Starting Berklee Online with BFFs

Kamilah Marshall discusses Broadway roles, touring with Bette Midler, Matthew Morrison from Glee, and going back to school.

Supporters of Britney Spears take part in protest “#FreeBritney” outside Stanley Mosk Courthouse on Nov. 10, 2020 in Los Angeles.

Framing Britney Spears: What it Teaches Us about the Disparity between Male and Female Performers

The New York Times documentary “Framing Britney Spears” demonstrates how mental health, addiction, and sexuality are considered shameful for female performers and detrimental to their music careers.

Berklee Online student Danielle Collavino, Jamie Dickinson, and Billy Henry, who formed the group Future Perfect Sound.

Collaborative Songwriting Students Create Future Perfect Sound

Berklee Online students Danielle Collavino, Jamie Dickinson, and Billy Henry, who took Neil Diercks’ “Collaborative Songwriting” course, kept their remote songwriting dynamic going. They’re releasing their first EP under the name Future Perfect Sound.

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Tips for Sending Press Releases to Music Writers

If you take the time to promote your music to the right blogs and writers, you’ll see a greater return on your time investment.

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.

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.