Singing a New Song: Dr. Krystal Prime Banfield on the Importance of Teaching Popular Music in the Classroom
Dr. Krystal Prime Banfield doesn’t just want to teach popular music, she wants to inspire others to teach it as well.
Peter Bell has written countless jingles for brands like Nike, RC Cola, Converse, and the American Red Cross, so he knows a thing or two about writing music for advertising.
Berklee Alum Starts Music Production House After Taking ‘Writing and Producing Advertising Music’ Course
After 10 years working in the music industry, Katie Day enrolled in Peter Bell’s course at Berklee Online where she learned how to write and produce music for advertising. One year later, she started her own music production house out of Los Angeles.
When songwriting student Myra Molloy landed the alternate lead role of Kim in the national Broadway tour of “Miss Saigon” she contemplated dropping out of Berklee College of Music—before learning that she could complete her degree through Berklee Online.
Learn how to write a song using imagery in a series of video tutorials by Berklee Online songwriting instructor Andrea Stolpe.
First there was TIDAL, and now there’s Amazon Music HD, another mainstream high-fidelity streaming service. Berklee Online instructors Jonathan Wyner, Erin Barra, Prince Charles Alexander, and Sean Slade share their thoughts on music streaming quality and whether it matters to music industry professionals like themselves, the average listener, and the audiophile.
Rose Banuelos, a songwriting major at Berklee Online, established the nonprofit, Music for Purpose, which provides music education to vulnerable children in Honduras.
When Dr. Joe Bennett is not acting in his position as a vice president for Berklee College of Music, he investigates copyright infringement in the music industry as a forensic musicologist.