Production Techniques for Songwriters
3 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate
Develop your sound through song arranging techniques and by producing, recording, and mixing songs at a professional level. You will focus on creating unique instrumentation and overall sound for your original songs, harnessing the power of a Digital Audio Workstation and using professional production techniques.
This course is devoted to the exploration of the topline—a melody with lyrics conceived to go along with an existing track. To complement the development of the topline, we will also do a deep dive into vocal production techniques, offering you a set of tools to achieve successful songwriting results.
This course explores top examples of representative songs from different popular music genres, as defined by Billboard.com, with the goal of analyzing and understanding the musical components that determine the nature of these genres, resulting in a successful songwriting process, according to music industry standards.
Proof of a Bachelor's Degree
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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 Master's degree program
- A physical certificate from Berklee College of Music
- A verified, digital certificate that you can share