When I first discovered I would be taking Berklee’s pilot course Artistry, Creativity, and Inquiry, I was quick to add my own addendum “and all things touchy-feely” or “touchy-feely” class for short. After reading the course description fraught with New Age-y red flags and learning that another ACI course had students building legos for their first class, it wasn’t a huge stretch for me to assume that I was wasting two credits and thousands of dollars to “reflect on [my] life choice as a musician”

That was until I actually had my first class.

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