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Entrevista com Michael League do Snarky Puppy!

This post was authored by Andre Vasconcelos, writer of the Brazilian Portuguese tab for the Berklee Blogs.

Na semana passada eu e dois colegas entrevistamos um dos músicos que mais chama atenção na indústria hoje em dia. O baixista, compositor, arranjador, produtor, empresário do famoso grupo Snarky Puppy, Michael League separou alguns minutos de seu ocupadíssimo itinerário para conceder uma entrevista para o Berklee Blogs.

 

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Andre Vasconcelos interviews Michael League

Last week me and two companions had the pleasure to interview one of the most notorious young artists of today’s scene. Michael League is a bassist, composer, producer, arranger, manager, record label owner and much, much more. This very capable musician took some time out of his intensely busy schedule to do a video interview with me for the Berklee Blogs!

 

This post was authored by Andre Vasconcelos, writer of the Brazilian Portuguese tab for the Berklee Blogs.

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Intern Tips from Naiquisia Hensey: Tip #2 – Make It Better By Building a Budget

Berklee Blogs checks in with Naiquisia Hensey, a music business major wrapping up her internship at Velour Music Group, an artist management company based out of Brooklyn, New York. Naiquisia lets us in on a few tips she’s learned that can make an intern’s life a lot easier. In the meantime we’ll be taking a break from blogging until the college reopens on Jan. 3- be sure to check back then!

While you are looking for you internship, keep in mind that there are a number of different places in which you may want to pursue an internship. You could end up anywhere from London to Japan or Chicago interning in the music industry and it is best to be as prepared as possible before making a final decision. Although many of us would love to travel to the music capitals of the country, or to another continent altogether, there are many things that go into deciding where, when, how and why, you should intern. If the sunny skies of California or the chance to work with your favorite artist of all time in New York City are not enough of deal breaker, then a budget can often become the corner stone of the decision making process.

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Intern Tips from Naiquisia Hensey: Tip #1 – Intern Early

Berklee Blogs checks in with Naiquisia Hensey,  a music business major wrapping up her internship at Velour Music Group, an artist management company based out of Brooklyn, New York.  Naiquisia lets us in on a few tips she’s learned that can make an intern’s life a lot easier.

The Early Bird Gets the Worm.

If there is one thing that job/internship hunting has taught me, it is that for most positions experience = income. This means that the more experience you have on your resume, the better chance you have at getting hired. Whether you are looking to bartend, waitress, or run Sony, your experience in those fields will get you to the position you want more quickly.

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Naiquisia Hensey: Veteran Tips for Internships

Berklee Blogs checks in with Naiquisia Hensey,  a music business major wrapping up her internship at Velour Music Group, an artist management company based out of Brooklyn, New York. In the coming weeks, Naiquisia lets us in on a few tips she’s learned that make an intern’s life a lot easier.

When I started at Berklee in the Fall of 2007 I didn’t have any idea what I wanted to do in the music industry. I loved singing and performing, but I felt there were so many aspects of the industry that I knew nothing about. How does it run, who operates it, and how do we change it were my main questions.  I declared my Music Business major in the summer of 2008 and upon seeing the requirements, I immediately became excited about the MB-495 internship. Finally in the fall of 2011 after walking in the commencement ceremonies in May, I began my MB495 internship at Velour Music Group.

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