‘Tis the season to spice up your catalog of originals with holiday songwriting tips courtesy of songwriter Brady Rymer, Berklee Online songwriting instructors Andrea Stolpe and Jimmy Kachulis, as well as Berklee’s Joe Bennett, who helped compose what is winkingly known as “the happiest Christmas song, according to science.”
Debbie Gibson understands the importance of nurturing young talent, which is why she chose 20-year-old Berklee Online grad Sean Thomas to produce and mix her new album.
Tommy Pedrini, Luis Rivera, Michael Simon, and Dan Toth are recognized by Sweetwater, iZotope, and Slate Digital for their excellence in music production.
Just one week into the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020, Marc Lumley founded the nonprofit Horns United, with a mission to raise money for COVID relief and infectious disease research.
Berklee Online degree student Shalom “J.Storm” Miller talks about his two decade-long career in the music business, which includes collaborating with Beyoncé and Missy Elliott, working in the licensing department at BMI, and starting his own music management business out of Nashville.
This is the second year that Berklee’s Commencement will be held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 graduates have been through their share of adversity to get where they are today, but they are stronger, more resilient, and ready to take on the music industry.