$7,4855 Courses (15 Credits) or $1,497 Per Course
Whatever you call the music you specialize in—rock, hip-hop, soul, jazz, metal, or any other genre—you need a good arrangement to make your songs stand out. In this program, you’ll learn to create dynamic arrangements for rhythm sections, horns, small ensembles, sequenced/sampled sounds, strings, and woodwinds. You'll apply this knowledge to your genre(s) of choice and to a variety of commercial settings, such as television and film. Studying with Berklee’s world-renowned faculty, you’ll take your arranging skills to new heights and grow as a professional musician.
5 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate
Explore all of the aspects of writing and arranging for the rhythm section and essential techniques for arranging music for a band.
Develop your writing and arranging skills for small and large ensembles and learn techniques that you can apply to both live instrumentation and sequences.
Learn how to create your own original grooves by analyzing, writing, sequencing, and recording the styles that have influenced contemporary music in Europe and the US.
Take your arranging abilities to the next level by studying more advanced techniques for voicing chords, orchestration, articulations, and background lines.
Explore the sound and personality of woodwind and string instruments and learn how to apply them to songs, arrangements, and compositions.
Upon Completion of this Certificate Program, You'll Receive:
- Professional credential from the world leader in music education
- Credits that may be eligible for transfer toward a Bachelor's degree program
- A physical certificate from Berklee College of Music
- A verified, digital certificate that you can share