Erin Barra

Assoc Professor
Berklee College of Music

Erin Barra is an Associate Professor at the Berklee College of Music, a Board Director of WIM, and the founder of Beats by Girlz. She is the main principal and lead researcher of the jointWith a wide ranging skill set (educator, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist, music technology consultant), she enables people to create content they're personally invested in and execute their ideas. Specializing in music technology integration, she works with artists and bands looking to integrate laptops and digital technologies into their writing, production and stage setups, and has developed, taught and executed several music technology curriculums at the open source (Coursera and ROLI), K-12 (Beats By Girlz), and collegiate levels ( Berklee Online). An authoritative voice in music technology education, she is also one of the leading product specialists for the Berlin-based music software company Ableton.

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