FROM THE NEWS NEST: Berkleemusic.com Offering Online Rock History Course

March 19. 2012 | By Collin Welbon


Berkleemusic.com, the award-winning online continuing education division of Boston’s Berklee College of Music, is offering an online course in Rock History that begins on April 2, 2012. This first of its kind online course chronicles the last 60 years of one of the most memorable eras of music by taking an in-depth look into everything rock 'n roll: from the greatest bands and moments to learning about managers, the media, behind the scenes, and the cultural trends that followed it all.

To really turn up the volume, Berkleemusic.com tapped Steve Morse to write and teach the course. For those

of you who don’t know, Steve Morse was senior rock writer for the Boston Globe for 30-plus years and brings a lifetime of real world rock 'n roll material to the online classroom. So, get ready to pump your fist, spark your lighter, and break out your rock band buttons because the school of online rock is cranking it up come April 2nd. To register and learn more about the Rock History online course, click here.

Here’s what Aerosmith’s Joe Perry had to say about Steve Morse: “I have known Steve Morse for over twenty years. Steve is a musicologist and his love of music makes him a very enthusiastic teacher. Steve has an undying love of music and a proven ability to be one of music's finest critics and writers.”

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