Online Cubase Courses

Our 12-week online Cubase courses are authored and taught by industry experts and the same renowned instructors that teach at Berklee College of Music's Boston campus.

  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Credits transfer to hundreds of other colleges and universities
  • Many Berklee Online courses apply toward certificates and degree programs

    OMPRD-262
    Advanced Audio Ear Training for Mix Engineers
    Level 2

    Level 2

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Expand your production skills and take your critical listening to the next level by learning to identify and implement mix strategies, compression and panning techniques, and a wide array of professional mix approaches across multiple genres of music.
    OMPRD-420
    Art of Mixing
    Level 4

    Level 4

    Credit: $1,297
    Non-credit: $1,150
    Explore the many creative and technical considerations necessary to mix in today's music production environment. Acquire the core skill set needed to mix multi-track master recordings to a stereo final mix-down suitable for release.
    OMPRD-210
    Audio Fundamentals for Recording
    Level 2

    Level 2

    Credit: $1,297
    Non-credit: $1,150
    Learn how to properly set up, operate, and manage a recording studio or live sound reinforcement installations of any size, integrating both analog and digital elements and interconnects.
    OMPRD-342
    Audio Mastering Techniques
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,297
    Non-credit: $1,150
    Audio mastering is the final, critical, step in the post-production process. Gain a thorough understanding of what is involved in creating a final master recording ready for duplication, replication, or online distribution.
    OCWPR-397
    Composing and Producing Electronic Music 1
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    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!
    OCWPR-398
    Composing and Producing Electronic Music 2
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    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.
    OCWPR-260
    Film Scoring 101
    Level 2

    Level 2

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Create original music to accompany a visual medium by learning fundamental to more advanced film scoring techniques.
    OMPRD-295
    Introduction to Game Audio
    Level 2

    Level 2

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Gain a solid foundation of sound production and engineering skills that will prepare you to work at a game development company or as a freelance game audio professional.
    OMPRD-287
    Live Sound: Mixing and Recording
    Level 2

    Level 2

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Learn to construct a dynamic, high-quality mix for live sound. Identify proper microphone technique, equalization, effects, and dynamics processing to build professional quality instrument sounds and vocals.
    OMPRD-355
    Microphone Techniques
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Effective microphone techniques resulted in some of the most iconic music ever committed to tape. Consider Phil Spector's signature "Wall of Sound," which relied heavily on appropriate microphone techniques, or Led Zeppelin's iconic recording of John Bonham's drums on "When the Levee Breaks," recorded with a stereo microphone on the second floor stairway at Headley Grange Studio. Whether your sessions feature a single vocalist or rapper, metal trio, or large big-band jazz ensemble, the ability to get good sounds is essential to producing competitive results.
    OCOMP-490
    Music Composition for Film and TV 1
    Level 4

    Level 4

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    In this music composition course, you'll learn to write music in the style of big budget Hollywood films and TV programs. Analyze melody, harmony, counterpoint, tempo, rhythm, and orchestration in a variety of genres to gain a complete recipe book for writing for film and TV.
    OCWPR-365
    Orchestration 1
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Placement on television, in video games and animation, and other modern revenue outlets require a detailed understanding of orchestral writing and production techniques. Learn to write and apply traditional orchestration techniques to both sampled performances and live orchestral performances.
    OCWPR-366
    Orchestration 2: Writing Techniques for Full Orchestra
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Learn advanced orchestration strategies and approaches to writing for full orchestra, including both a live orchestra and sampled MIDI mockups.
    OMPRD-279
    Producing Music with Cubase
    Level 2

    Level 2

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Gain a broad skill set and a fully realized background in music production using the state-of-the-art Cubase software.
    OMPRD-386
    Programming and Producing Drum Beats
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Learn to compose and produce polished, professional-sounding drumbeats in a variety of different styles.
    OCWPR-385
    Writing and Producing Advertising Music
    Level 3

    Level 3

    Credit: $1,497
    Non-credit: $1,250
    Gain a practical working knowledge of how to compose, produce, market and monetize commercial music in three important categories: jingles, library music, and television theme music and scoring.