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Breanna Dickerson on Berklee Graduation and Entrepreneurship

Breanna Dickerson, who is a member of Berklee Online’s class of 2024, shares the lessons that she’s learned during her time in the Music Business program, which involve auditioning for America’s Got Talent, interning for Universal Music Group, and rebranding her award-winning Christian hip-hop duo, F.L.O.G.I.C.

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What is Generative AI and Should Musicians be Afraid? Carlos Arana Says No!

Carlos Arana, author of the Berklee Online course AI for Music and Audio, shares why it’s important for musicians to educate themselves about generative AI and to replace fear with curiosity.

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Are You Ready for It? New Taylor Swift Songwriting Masterclass

Berklee Online instructor Scarlet Keys is leading a new Masterclass called “The Songwriting Secrets of Taylor Swift,” a two-hour session that serves as a bite-size online version of the popular course she teaches at the Berklee College of Music campus in Boston. Learn what particular Tay-Tay songwriting tricks Scarlet appreciates most.

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Amping Up Accessibility in Live Music

Columnist Karli Drew discusses concert accessibility and what venues can do to make the live music experience more accessible for Disabled people.

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Pianist Matt Rollings: How to Be a Session Musician People Want to Hire

Grammy-winning producer, pianist, and songwriter Matt Rollings shares what it takes to be a successful session musician, including what to charge and when to say yes or no to a project. He also shares how his recording career took off after he said yes to a young Lyle Lovett. 

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Home Studio: Recording Equipment Basics

There is an extraordinary range of affordable tools that make it possible for most musicians to produce their own music from a home studio. The goal of this article—and the Berklee Online course it comes from—is to familiarize you with the basic equipment and techniques used in electronic music production.

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Modulation 101: Berklee Online Instructors on How to Leap into a Key Change

Modulation can inject a song with a jolt of interest, but it takes skill to make a key change work. Be advised, songwriters: Use modulation in moderation. And learn from these Berklee Online instructors, sharing their favorite songs to feature key changes.

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Berklee Online Music Courses Unlock Potential in Juvenile Justice Programs

Berklee Online has partnered with the Department of Youth Services in Massachusetts, and other juvenile justice programs across the US, to offer students the opportunity to earn college credit by taking online music courses.

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WATCH: ‘This is What it Sounds Like’ Author Susan Rogers Berklee Onsite 2023 Keynote Address

In this keynote address from Berklee Onsite 2023, famed recording engineer Susan Rogers implores music makers to think more about their listeners, using science and statistics to back it up!

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The Best and Worst Romantic Song Lyrics

Learn why the Flamingos “I Only Have Eyes for You” has the best romantic song lyrics of all time, and why Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” is, well, not perfect.