Debbie Cavalier was part of the leadership team that founded Berklee's online school 18 years ago. Prior to this, Cavalier was the dean of Online and Continuing Education at Berklee, a music publishing executive at Warner Bros. Publications, and a music educator. She holds a master's degree in education from Cambridge College.
As a music education publishing veteran, Cavalier has penned more than 100 music education methods books and arrangements for Carl Fischer, Alfred Publishing, and Warner Bros. Publications. She is the leader of the award-winning kids/family band Debbie and Friends, performing concerts and producing cartoons for TV, cable, retail outlets, and on a host of apps for children. Debbie and Friends' music is part of the 2011 Grammy Award-winning CD for Best Children's Album.