Berklee Online advisor and graduate Eric Zawada gives his daughter a hug on Graduation Day, 2023.

You May Know Eric Zawada as Your Advisor at Berklee Online, and/or You May Know Him as Your Classmate

Academic Advisor Eric Zawada recently became one of the few Berklee Online employees to earn their bachelor’s degree through the institution. This is his story.

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Berklee Online Holds 2023 Berklee Onsite Music Conference June 2-3

On June 2-3, Berklee Online will hold its sixth annual Berklee Onsite conference at the Berklee College of Music campus in Boston. Berklee Onsite 2023 is two days of workshops, panels, performances, and networking events, open to Berklee Online students and the music community at large.

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Amazing Aarya Mehta Uses Prior Learning to Finish Degree Program in a Year

Aarya Mehta gave herself the “Amazing Aarya” moniker when she was starting her YouTube music channel in ninth grade. With her achievements, she continues to live up to that name.

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Students You’ll Meet at Berklee Online

With a global student population, all seeking flexibility in their music studies and a desire to learn from anywhere, Berklee Online offers unique networking and collaboration you can’t find anywhere else. Learn about the kinds of students you’ll meet at Berklee Online.

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From Vinyl, CDs, MP3s, to Streaming: How I Learned to Listen with Intent

Ottavio Kaye, who is studying Contemporary Writing & Production at Berklee College of Music, shares his take on his music consumption evolution.

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Andrea Stolpe Wins UPCEA Exemplary Teaching Award

Andrea Stolpe has won the 2022 Exemplary Teaching Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association. This award honors a professional, continuing, or online education faculty member for outstanding teaching.

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Berklee Online Announces Three New Degree Programs

Berklee Online will unveil three new degree programs over the next year: a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Music Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in Voice Performance, and a Bachelor of Arts in Piano Performance.

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Berklee Online Collaborators Win 2022 Daytime Emmy Award

Berklee Online course authors Brad Hatfield and Gaye Tolan Hatfield have earned a 2022 Daytime Emmy Award, along with Lydia Harrell, Jeff Meegan, and RC Cates, for “Outstanding Original Song.” The winning track is titled “Grateful For It All” and appeared on the soap opera “The Young and the Restless.”

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Roman Falkenstein on Winning the 2021 International Original Soundtrack French Film Scoring Competition

Watching good films puts Roman Falkenstein in a good mood, so when he has to compose for one, he brings that joy into his music. Recently, the Latvia-based Berklee Online student translated this emotion into music so successfully that he won the French National Film Scoring Competition’s Original Soundtrack (OST) Challenge.

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Sushant KC Proves Pursuing Music is a Viable Path in Nepal

Sushant KC is pursuing his bachelor’s in Songwriting and Producing Music at Berklee Online and strives to prove music is a viable career for Nepalese youth.