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Erin Barra: LifeLong Learning, Creating Musical Moments from Chaos, and the Anti-To Do List
Episode 718th November 2020 • Progressions: Success in the Music Industry • Travis Ference
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Our guest this week is producer, songwriter, tech educator, entrepreneur, and activist Erin Barra. Currently Erin is the Director of Popular Music at Arizona State University. Prior to that she wrote multiple courses for Berklee Online and worked as an associate professor at their campus in Boston for several years. We discuss the importance of being a lifelong learner, understanding your personal narrative, and how learning music can be the skeleton key to unlocking your full potential. She is passionate about empowering her students through music and technology and fights to be sure that all people have equal access to the opportunity to learn.

In this episode, we'll dig in on...

  • Transitioning from artist to educator by accident
  • Understanding your Personal Narrative
  • Creating musical moments from chaos
  • The anti-todo list
  • Life-Long Learning
  • Technology Justice
  • In person vs online learning
  • Ableton Live

Learn More About Erin Barra...

Website: www.mammabarra.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erinbarra

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ErinBarra

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/erinbarramusic 

Beats By Girlz: www.beatsbygirlz.org

Intro to Ableton Course: Here

ASU Popular Music Program: Here

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Credits:

Guest: Erin Barra

Host: Travis Ference

Editor: Travis Ference

Theme Music: inter.ference