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Acoustic blues guitar with a slide.

How to Play Acoustic Blues Guitar

Learn the history and techniques to start playing acoustic blues guitar with these four tips from Berklee Online guitar instructor Dan Bowden.

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How to Process Music Industry Data

Liv Buli, author of the “Data Analytics in the Music Business” course at Berklee Online, teaches you how to process music industry data using the data pyramid.

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What Does a Music Publisher Do?

Berklee Online music business instructor Eric Beall explains how music publishers pick hit songs, providing sample questions and examples of feedback.

A violinist playing a music arrangement in an orchestra.

Melodic Shapes in Music Arranging

Music arranger Jerry Gates explains how to create music arrangements for linear, circular, and square melodic shapes in this excerpt from his course “Arranging: Woodwinds and Strings.”

Gaming Music: How to Price Your Composition Work

If you’re first starting out scoring music for games, it’s important to know what to charge for your labor so you don’t shortchange yourself or undervalue your skills. In this article you’ll learn about industry going rate, bundling, upselling, revisions, overages, and perhaps most importantly, how to figure out what a client can afford.

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How to Write a Song Using Imagery

Learn how to write a song using imagery in a series of video tutorials by Berklee Online songwriting instructor Andrea Stolpe.

A musician sits at his computer creating his website.

How to Create a Website as a Musician

Websites allow artists to share their music and shape their messaging exactly how they want. Here you’ll learn where to begin when designing your artist website and the components that make a website effective.

Gary Burton playing the vibraphone.

Jazz Solo Improvisation with Gary Burton

Jazz legend and Berklee Online instructor Gary Burton shares his tips for jazz solo improvisation.

E. Michael Harrington discussing music copyright.

How Music Copyright Works with E. Michael Harrington

In a series of video tutorials, Berklee Online instructor E. Michael Harrington explains the specifics of copyright law as it applies to music.

Learn Intermediate Guitar Fundamentals with Amanda Monaco

In this 12-part video series, Berklee Online course author Amanda Monaco teaches you the fundamentals of intermediate guitar.