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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.

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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.

Dr. Krystal Prime Banfield on 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.

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Top 5 Tips for Writing Music for Advertising from Peter Bell

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.

Back to School … 40 Years Later: Berklee Grads on Alumni Degree Completion Journey

The details of these graduates’ stories vary, as do the reasons they chose to leave Berklee, but what unites them all is an overwhelming sense of inspiration.

Katie Day Starts Music Production House After Berklee Online 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.

Myra Molloy Completes Berklee Degree While Touring with Broadway’s ‘Miss Saigon’

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.

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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.

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High Fidelity Music Streaming: Can You Tell the Difference?

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.

‘Music for Purpose’ Provides Music Education for Children in Honduras

Rose Banuelos, a songwriting major at Berklee Online, established the nonprofit, Music for Purpose, which provides music education to vulnerable children in Honduras.