Professional Certificate

Sampling and Sound Design for Electronic Music

Next Term Starts January 8

Tuition

$7,395

5 Courses (15 Credits) or $1,479 Per Course
Only $6,655.50 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.

Requirements

5 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate

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

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 (OLMSC-260)
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 software samplers provided in Reason.

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

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

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

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!

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

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.

Upon Completion of this Certificate Program, You'll Receive:

  • Professional level 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

Questions?

Contact our Academic Advisors by phone at 1-866-BERKLEE (U.S.), 1-617-747-2146 (INT'L), or by email at advisors@online.berklee.edu.

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