Berklee
Music Production Specialization
Berklee

Music Production Specialization

Develop Your Creativity as a Music Producer . Learn the art and technology of music production to create professional music compositions.

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Stephen Webber
Chrissy Tignor
Loudon Stearns

Instructors: Stephen Webber

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Specialization - 4 course series

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What you'll learn

  • Identify and use reference tracks to establish a vision for your production

  • Use the Production Check-List to run an efficient and well-organized recording session

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

  • Evaluate your mix by crtically listening to it on different sound systems (ear buds, in the car, sound system, computer, etc.)

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Beginner level

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Specialization - 4 course series

The Art of Music Production

Course 113 hours4.8 (1,997 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Discuss why one musical recording is more compelling than another and identify the unique elements of the recording that contribute to it

  • Begin to assess and establish your identity, vision, and intention as an artist and producer

  • Write and develop a compelling piece of music by utilizing various tools

  • Establish the sonic signature of your production by utilizing specific production techniques

Skills you'll gain

Category: Music
Category: Songwriting
Category: Music production
Category: Audio Production
Category: Music recording

The Technology of Music Production

Course 217 hours4.8 (1,038 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Discuss the nature of sound, how it travels, and its properties

  • Set up your Digital Audio Workstation, record audio, and utilize basic audio editing techniques such as trimming, fades, and merging

  • Define the different categories of effects: Dynamic Effects, Delay Effects, and Filter Effects and use them effectively in a recording project

  • Discuss the role filters play in music synthesis and define how they effect the input signal

Skills you'll gain

Category: Audio Editing
Category: Music
Category: Sound Design
Category: Audio Recording
Category: Audio Production

Pro Tools Basics

Course 311 hours4.7 (589 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Identify the various components in the Pro Tools interface and organize session files

  • Discuss difference between a synthesizer and sampler and know how to use each of them

  • Record a live performance into Pro Tools

  • Balance your production mix by adjusting levels, using pan, and applying effects such as EQ, reverb, and compression

Skills you'll gain

Category: Music
Category: Pro Tools
Category: Music production
Category: Music recording
Category: MIDI

Music Production Capstone

Course 48 hours4.9 (116 ratings)

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

Skills you'll gain

Category: Music
Category: Music production
Category: music editing
Category: Music mixing

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Stephen Webber
Berklee
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