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Always A Student

Today, my new courses start at Berklee Online. I will be taking “Online Music Marketing: Campaign Strategies, Social Media and Digital Distribution” taught by Chandler Coyle and “Developing Your Artistry” taught by Camille Colatosti.  In order to get ahead in life and be able to live the life you not only desire, but deserve…you must always be student, always learning.

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I look forward to learning everyday.  I have found my true calling and I am now in the learning and training phase.  I want to do it the right way. Natural talent can only get  you so far.  FUNDAMENTALS can take you all the way.  As I continue to embark on this journey, I look forward to sharing and growing.  These two course along came with four required textbooks.

My Textbooks for Summer 2014 Term
My Textbooks for Summer 2014 Term

I have a lot to learn apparently.  Over the next 12 weeks, I will find and develop myself as an artist, share my talents, and touch lives with the tools and insight from my instructors.  It’s a journey well worth it. Here’s to education, determination, and the thirst for knowledge.

#BerkleeNOLA: A Month Later

It has been a month since I left for my volunteer trip to New Orleans, LA.  I can’t believe how fast time flys.  Not a day goes by where I don’t think about my experience there.  Being blessed with such a wonderful opportunity has not only created a special place in my heart, but I now have a new family of 9 other great people.  Berklee College of Music’s GraceNotes does wonderful things in the community of Boston, so to step out and into NOLA was just fabulous!

Working hard-Habitat for Humanity
Working hard-Habitat for Humanity

As we went around New Orleans, so many people would tell us “Thank you for being here and helping.”  I want to tell the lovely people of New Orleans, “Thank you for having us and allowing us to come into your home and aid in rebuilding a legend.  I am very appreciative of everything and everyone that I encountered in NOLA. There was great food, fun, people and lots of hard work!

 

#BerkleeNOLA: Debriefed

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February 21st, 2014 I received a letter to inform me that I had been selected as a participant in the 2014 Berklee Gracenotes Sponsorship to New Orleans.  Gracenotes is The Volunteer Committee at Berklee College of Music.  Every year since Summer 2006, Gracenotes has taken a trip to New Orleans and volunteered with Habitat for Humanity.  This year, I got to go and participate.  The trip was May 12-18.  Wow!  What an awesome experience.  Service and Community is a couple key components of what Chief Life Changers is all about.  Being the change can not only be hard work, but can be a lot of fun and life changing.  Check in on my personal blog where I will be doing a 5 part series on my time in New Orleans…complete with plenty of pictures.