Berklee

Music Production Capstone

This course is part of Music Production Specialization

Taught in English

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Stephen Webber
Chrissy Tignor
Loudon Stearns

Instructors: Stephen Webber

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.9

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Intermediate level

Recommended experience

8 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Create a mock up of your song, using the emotional and dynamic timeline technique to "map" the arrangement of your production

  • Run a recording session effectively, including creating a comfortable space and providing effective feedback to musicians

  • Edit your tracks while using your reference tracks and emotional and dynamic timelines to realize your vision for your production

  • Ensure all instruments sound their best by using level, panning, EQ, and other effects and evaluate your mix by listening to it critically

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Intermediate level

Recommended experience

8 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 5 modules in this course

Welcome to the Music Production Capstone! Before you begin the course, we will cover all the details about the course and what you'll need to know to get the most out of your experience.

What's included

1 video5 readings1 quiz

This week, we will focus on everything that needs to be done before you head into a recording session. We'll cover how to use reference tracks and analysis to develop an emotional timeline for your song, as well as how to schedule and work with other musicians.

What's included

2 videos1 reading1 peer review

This week, we will dive into the recording session. We will discuss what your role is as a producer and what you need to focus on throughout the session. We'll also share some ideas on how to create a comfortable environment and how to make sure your session is successful.

What's included

3 videos1 reading1 quiz1 peer review

This week, we'll focus on editing the tracks from your session last week. Chrissy, Loudon, and Stephen will share how they approach the editing process and offer a few tips and tricks to keep in mind while you edit your project.

What's included

3 videos1 reading1 quiz1 peer review

In this final week, we will dive into mixing and mastering your projects. Depending on the genre of your song, the way you approach the mixing and mastering stage may be very different. We will discuss various ways to approach the mixing stage, how to tell when your mix is complete, and finally, strategies to mastering your project.

What's included

6 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review

Instructors

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4.8 (14 ratings)
Stephen Webber
Berklee
2 Courses102,117 learners
Chrissy Tignor
Berklee
2 Courses37,156 learners

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