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Professional Certificate

Sampling and Sound Design for Electronic Music

Next Semester Starts
Jan 10, 2022



5 Courses (15 Credits) or $1,497 Per Course
Only $6,736.50 when paid all at once
The Sampling and Sound Design for Electronic Music Professional Certificate 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.

Course Requirements

5 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate

Music Production 101 (OLMSC-101)
Michael Bierylo David Mash
Level 1 Course
by Michael Bierylo and David Mash

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 (OLMSC-260)
David Doms
Level 2 Course
by David Doms

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

Sound Design for the Electronic Musician (OMPRD-202)
Michael Bierylo David Mash
Level 2 Course
by Michael Bierylo and David Mash

Learn to create your own unique electronic sounds and musical productions using Propellerhead’s Reason and Native Instruments’ Absynth.

Composing and Producing Electronic Music 1 (OCWPR-397)
Level 3 Course

Learn to create electronic music in a variety of styles such as drum and bass, glitch, dub, trance, downtempo, house, and techno.

Composing and Producing Electronic Music 2 (OCWPR-398)
Loudon Stearns
Level 3 Course
by Loudon Stearns

Building on Contemporary Techniques in Music Composition 1, gain the skills to identify, appreciate, and utilize new musical styles and techniques.

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


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