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Master Certificate

Songwriting and Guitar

To be a great performing songwriter/guitarist, you must write engaging and memorable lyrics, melodies, and harmonies, and you also need to understand the best way to translate your compositions to the guitar. This certificate program delivers the time-tested tools, theories, techniques, and applications to help you advance in both of these interconnected areas. As you study with Berkleeā€™s award-winning faculty, which has furthered the music of countless singer-songwriters, you can also direct your own studies by selecting the electives within the program that will be most beneficial to you.

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9 Courses to Complete this Certificate

Plus, Choose Any 3 Electives from Our Course Catalog


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