Professional Certificate

Electronic Music Production and Sound Design

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Your computer opens up a universe of recorded sound, but without educating yourself on the latest tools, you might wind up left in the digital dust. Fortunately, this program demystifies topics central to electronic music production and sound design, such as setting up your home recording studio, sampling, digital signal processing, synthesis, MIDI sequencing, mixing, and more. Whether you are a performing electronic musician with recording experience or a newcomer looking to fill in gaps in your knowledge, this program meets you where you are and helps you raise your game to the next level.

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5 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate

Music Production 101

In this beginner level course, you will gain an understanding of the processes and tools available to the modern electronic musician. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to configure a personal production workspace and use software instruments and audio recordings to produce music.

Sampling and Audio Production

Explore the art of sampling and audio production, and learn Berklee's approach to recording, editing, and programming using the software samplers provided in Reason.

Sound Design for the Electronic Musician

Learn to create your own electronic sounds and musical productions using Propellerheads' Reason and Native Instruments' Absynth.

Composing and Producing Electronic Music 1

Learn the necessary tools and techniques to create contemporary electronic music in a variety of styles, including drum and bass, trance, glitch, dub, electro, minimal, downtempo, house, and techno. If you are a musician interested in adding an electronic flavor to your production, or an electronic producer interested in moving your pieces to the next level, this music composition course is for you!

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Composing and Producing Electronic Music 2

Learn to create contemporary electronic music in a variety of styles, including techno, trip hop, glitch, and dubstep. Gain a deep understanding of many aspects of contemporary electronic music, including beats, harmony, bass lines, groove, melodies, synthesis, audio/MIDI editing, effects processing, sound design, performance, and mixing.


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