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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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.
Traditional four-year music programs can be restrictive to active musicians. Three students share their stories about how transferring to Berklee Online has allowed them to pursue their music careers close to home and on the road.
Rose Banuelos, a songwriting major at Berklee Online, established the nonprofit, Music for Purpose, which provides music education to vulnerable children in Honduras.
Right out of high school, Josh Sebek completed his Advanced Certificate in Music Production using Pro Tools, a stepping stone that led him to attend Berklee’s Boston campus.
Cleniece and Christine are both musical educators based in Kenya. They both chanced upon Berklee Online courses and found them so inspirational that they used the material to teach their students.
Berklee Online students recently collaborated with the Video Game Music Club at the Boston campus for a scoring contest with the Videri String Quartet.