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An electronic musician composing house music on a synthesizer.

How to Make Electronic House Music at Home

As many of us are confined to our homes and searching for feel-good music, what better time than now to explore house music? Loudon Stearns shares the elements needed to produce a house song.

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An illustration of a vintage synth next to a laptop displaying a DAW program. 

How to Connect Vintage Analog Synths (and More) into Your DAW

Incorporate some vintage synths into your computer setup, and you’ve got yourself an incredibly powerful music production and sound design toolbox. But first you need to know the best way to plug these old machines into your modern DAW.

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.

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10 Berklee Online Music Courses for Creation and Collaboration

Berklee Online recommends 10 music courses for creation and collaboration in areas such as music business, music production, songwriting, guitar, and more.

10 Online Teaching Tips

Erin Barra teaches music production for Berklee Online and at the Berklee College of Music campus in Boston. She has been helping her fellow faculty members get up to speed with online learning during the coronavirus pandemic. Her 10 tips for making online teaching engaging extend beyond music and production and are helpful to anyone teaching an online course.

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.

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Virtual Networking Tips for Berklee Online Students

The Academic Advisors at Berklee Online offer virtual networking tips to help students build their professional network within their courses.

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.

A student taking online classes on their laptop.

5 Tips for Taking Online Music Classes

Eric Zawada knows a thing or two about taking music classes online as an academic advisor and bachelor’s degree student at Berklee Online. He has five tips to help you navigate the musical education experience, whether it’s a choice or result of social distancing.