Berklee Today: Other Paths

Mark Small
September 10, 2007
Best-selling novelist Arthur Phillips '93

Ample evidence suggests that the skills developed in the quest for the mastery of music have application to other endeavors. The creativity, problem-solving, decision-making, and analytical abilities critical to writing and playing music serve musicians well in nonmusical pursuits. Peiter "Mudge" Zatko '92, Eric "T" Fleisher '82, Arthur Phillips '93, and Chris Waterman '76 are all examples of this talent crossover. These Berklee alumni are well-trained musicians who are also bright lights in careers that lie outside the musical sphere.

Read more about these Berklee alumni who have successful careers outside of the musical sphere in Berklee Today.