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Firsthand accounts of the Berklee experience

'What You’re Supposed to Do': Finding Success on a Nontraditional Career Path

Berklee Online student Ravi Lad talks about the joys—and risks—of pursuing a career in music when you've already started down a different road.

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Ella Fitzgerald: Singing, Storytelling, and the Ultimate Creative Entrepreneurial Adventure

Nanette Perrotte B.M. '91 shares her experiences creating the children's audiobook/e-book Ella Jane the Jazzy Cat—An Ella Fitzgerald Fable.

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(Harvard) Student By Day, (Berklee) Pop Star By Night

Avanti Nagral candidly reflects on her experience pursuing a dual degree from Berklee and Harvard.

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Composing in Prague

Stella G. Gitelman Willoughby reflects on her brush with classical history as a contestant in the 2019 Antonín Dvořák Composition Competition.

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Career Jam 2019: The Rundown

Student blogger Alma Blum breaks down her highlights from this year's Career Jam, from panels to the concluding concert.

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Remembering Carla Whitney Nelson

Throughout her long battle with cancer, the 24-year-old producer, singer-songwriter, and visual artist never stopped creating, and continued to document her powerful story.

Micki Miller: The Soul behind the Music

Student Alma Blum sits down with R&B/soul underground mainstay Micki Miller to talk about Miller's career and creative process.

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Change and Collaboration: A New Spin on Feminism

For her new song, "Red Dress," and its accompanying video, songwriting and performance double major Alexandra Maes sought out gender equality at every step of the creative process. Read more about why on Berklee Blogs.

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Alumna and Her Recorder Take on New York in New Docuseries

Tali Rubinstein B.M. '14 takes us behind the scenes of her jam-centric web series.

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Active History: Experiencing the Past and Future through Music

Andrew Schroeder holds Berklee history in his hands while working in the Berklee Archives.

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Ritardando and Glitter: Playing Violin at Newport Folk Festival

Violinist and student Louisa Byron chronicles her experience playing with Lucius and other artists in Newport this summer.

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Songwriting for Sony in Beijing

Salem Davern shares writing tips from her experience at Sony's international songwriting camp.

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Six Students Reflect on Industry Spring Break Trips

Students share their experiences spending spring break in major entertainment industry cities.

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