- Music production
- Social Media
- Music recording
- Audio Production
- Pro Tools
- Music business
The DIY Musician Specialization
Write, Record, and Produce Your Own Music. Learn how to produce your own music and launch your music career.
What you will learn
Tools and techniques to write more compelling songs.
Develop your identity and vision as an artist.
Use ProTools to record and produce your original music.
Strategies to plan, launch, and manage a successful crowdfunding campaign.
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
You will write, record, and produce an original song using real instruments, MIDI, and effects such as equalization, compression, and reverb. You will also create a short business plan that will outline your web presence, potential brand partnerships, and a crowdfunding campaign.
How the Specialization Works
A Coursera Specialization is a series of courses that helps you master a skill. To begin, enroll in the Specialization directly, or review its courses and choose the one you'd like to start with. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. It’s okay to complete just one course — you can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time. Visit your learner dashboard to track your course enrollments and your progress.
Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
There are 4 Courses in this Specialization
Songwriting: Writing the Lyrics
The Art of Music Production
Pro Tools Basics
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