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How to Support Artists During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Four ways you can help artists and music industry professionals right now and in the days ahead.

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So You've Shifted to Remote Learning. What Now?

Get up and move, rest your eyes, set an ending time for schoolwork, and seven more tips for making the most of this semester.

5 Ways for Musicians to Collaborate Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

Social distancing can be a strange new concept for musicians, but you don’t have to wait until quarantine has lifted to get back to working with other creatives.

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Stay at Home Festival Brings Relief to Fans and Artists

Cofounded by alumnus and fiddler/composer Galen Fraser, the livestreamed event series helps keep artists off the road and in business.

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What the World Needs Now Is This Student-Made Video

Boston Conservatory at Berklee student Shelbie Rassler convened a virtual orchestra of 74 of her peers to create connection in a time of social distancing.

'It’s Time’ for Women to Play a Bigger Role in Music Tech

She Knows Tech works to close the music technology gender gap through mentorships and events that empower women in the industry. 

Scene at Berklee: Noa and Gil Dor

The two Israeli musicians shared their artistic journeys and performed pieces from their new collaboration, Letters to Bach

Berklee Students Find Harmony in A Cappella Groups

Berklee’s five student-run a cappella groups let students hone their singing skills and business acumen, and build relationships on campus. 

The Music of Heartbeats

Music therapy alumnus Brian Schreck shared his unique approach to creating music with the heartbeats of patients with a terminal illness.  

Berklee Announces Creation of Dream Theater Scholarship

Progressive music icons Dream Theater and Berklee College of Music announce the creation of the Dream Theater Scholarship Fund.

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Scene at Berklee: Billy Childs and Kenny Werner

The two decorated composers talked about their different approaches to creativity and debated which chord sounds the most like hope.

5 Self-Care Tips for Songwriters

Emily Shackelton ’07, who has written hits for Carly Pearce, ABC's Nashville, and American Idol, offers advice for surviving the highs and lows of a songwriting career.

Guerilla Opera to Perform at the Kennedy Center

The Boston Conservatory at Berklee alumni group will perform Rumpelstiltskin, with music and libretto by faculty member Marti Epstein, on March 16.