With a wide ranging skill set as a music and tech educator, songwriter, producer, instrumentalist, entrepreneur, and activist, Erin has been a key player in many projects.
An authoritative voice in music tech education, Barra is an Associate Professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston with experience developing and teaching curriculums at the open source (Coursera, and ROLI), K-12 (Beats By Girlz, City Music), and collegiate levels (Berklee College of Music, Berklee Online). Specializing in composition, performance, and creative music technology application, she has worked with and represented companies such as Ableton, ROLI, MusicTech, Moog and iZotope. A fierce gender equity activist, she runs Beats by Girlz, is on the board of Women in Music, and has spearheaded research regarding women in the music industry in partnership with Berklee’s Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship. She has presented at Loop, NAMM, SXSW, Moogfest, Gearfest, KIEM, Future of Music Coalition, Re-Mixed Media Festival.
Check out Barra’s work as an artist on all platforms, and catch her live electronic performances on YouTube and right here.