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Berklee Online On the Road

October was a busy month for Berklee Online! Academic Advisors, faculty, and staff attended conferences from D.C. to L.A., meeting our online students and making face-to-face connections. Read on for photos and stories from the road…

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L-R: Berklee Online music business instructor and CMO Mike King, CD Baby VP of Marketing Kevin Breuner, and CD Baby CEO Tracy Maddux at the DIY Musician Conference in Chicago, IL

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Music business instructor Mike King kicks off the first panel discussion at CD Baby’s DIY Musician Conference

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Instructor Chrissy Tignor Fisher giving an Avid Pro Tools 101 presentation at the DIY Musician Conference

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Academic Advisor Mark Hopkins, music production instructor Erik Hawkins, and songwriting instructor Neil Diercks hosting a Berklee Online student meet-up in Burbank, CA

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Instructor Shain Shapiro leads a panel on global trends in music at the Future of Music Policy Summit, introduced by Future of Music Coalition CEO and Berklee Online instructor Casey Rae

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Instructor Mike King meets his online student Christiana Desir at the 2015 Future of Music Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.

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Berklee Online’s Director of Continuing Education Boriana Alexiev leads a presentation at the UPCEA Conference in Portsmouth, NH

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Berklee campus and online staff members meet students and alumni at the AES Conference in New York, NY

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Academic Advisor Jeremy Miller at the AES Conference in New York, NY

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Admissions representative Mike McGlone reps Berklee Online closer to home at the German-American Conference at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

“We had an amazing time in Burbank on October 23rd! I greeted each individual person as they came through the door and I was ecstatic to hear how excited our students are about the Berklee Online experience. What was even more exciting was the number of online degree students who attended the event! Many of the students I met from the degree program had either just started or were close to finishing! It was wonderful to see them networking and connecting their L.A. community,” said Senior Academic Advisor Mark Hopkins of the meet-up he hosted with instructors Neil Diercks and Erik Hawkins.

“At AES, I met with several prospective students including one of our degree applicants who was provisionally admitted. He didn’t have the funds needed to take his provisional course with us but instead presented me with four Berklee Coursera certificates to show his academic aptitude! We have since fully accepted him into the program,” said Admissions Director Michael Moyes of the AES Conference. Academic Advisor Jeremy Miller continued, “It was great to see so many fellow Berklee graduates at AES, most of whom are successfully navigating our turbulent industry. These former students are now out there working in world-class studios with world-class colleagues on everything from raw indie music to polished top charting hits.”

Make sure to follow Berklee Online on Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date on all of our conference dates!

About
Kayley Kravitz is the Social Media and Event Manager at Berklee Online. She has previously written for Vanyaland, the Huffington Post, the Boston Phoenix, and Filter magazine. When she's not editing this blog, updating our social media channels, or coordinating our events, she can be found spinning forgotten Britpop singles in Kendall Square.
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