Darla Hanley

Dean, Professional Education Division

Darla Hanley holds a Ph.D. and M.M. in music education research from Temple University and a B.M. in music education and vocal performance from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. She is an experienced arts leader who specializes in educational administration, vocal jazz, popular music education, music for children, and creative movement.

Hanley has previously worked as a Pre-K-12 music educator, and, as an author, clinician, and consultant, she has extensive experience working with teachers and students all over the world. She is an active member of numerous professional organizations and associations. Hanley enjoys leading Berklee’s Professional Education Division and facilitating students’ education.