Specialist Certificate

Orchestration for Film and TV

  • Specialist Certificate
    3 Courses (9 Credits)
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Together, music and media are an inevitable pair, making orchestration a lucrative skill set to have. Berklee Online's Specialist Certificate in Orchestration for Film & TV—featuring three popular online courses authored by instructor Ben Newhouse (music supervisor and composer on dozens of television shows, films, and stage productions for media corporations including ABC, FOX, MTV, and Disney)—will help you build the fundamental skills you need to write music for television, film, video games, animation, and other modern revenue outlets.

Starting with Orchestration 1, you will learn the basics of writing and applying traditional orchestration techniques to both sampled...

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3 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate

Orchestration 1

Learn to write and apply traditional orchestration techniques to both sampled performances and live orchestral performances.

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Orchestration 2: Writing Techniques for Full Orchestra

Learn advanced orchestration strategies and approaches to writing for full orchestra, including both a live orchestra and sampled MIDI mockups.

Music Composition for Film and TV

Learn to write music in the style of big budget Hollywood films and TV programs. Analyze melody, harmony, counterpoint, tempo, rhythm, and orchestration in a variety of genres to gain a complete “recipe book” for writing for film and TV.

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