Music Production Specialization
Develop Your Creativity as a Music Producer . Learn the art and technology of music production to create professional music compositions.
About This Specialization
This Specialization will give you the knowledge and tools you need to record and produce professional sounding music. You will begin by developing your identity, vision, and intention as an artist and producer. Next, you will learn the technical aspects of music production, including how sound is translated into audio signals, recording techniques, and effects such as reverb, delay, and compression. You will also learn how to use the industry standard Digital Audio Workstation, Pro Tools, to create professional recordings. Finally, you will apply the knowledge and tools you gained in a culminating 4-week Capstone where you will complete a project beginning at the pre-production stage through the recording, mixing, and mastering stages.
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- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
The Art of Music ProductionUpcoming session: Apr 2
- 4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
About the CourseExplore the art of record production and how to make recordings that other people will love listening to. This course will teach you how to make emotionally moving recordings on almost any recording equipment, including your phone or laptop. The emphas
The Technology of Music ProductionUpcoming session: Apr 2
- 6 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week
- English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Chinese (Simplified)
About the CourseLearn about the music production process—including recording, editing, and mixing—and the tools available to you to create contemporary music on your computer. With the recent introduction of high-quality-low-cost software and hardware, the tools
Pro Tools BasicsUpcoming session: Apr 9
About the CourseProducing music is an incredibly creative process, and knowing the tools of the trade is essential in order to transmit the musical ideas in your head into the DAW in a creative and uninhibited way. Whether you have used a computer to create music
Music Production CapstoneUpcoming session: May 28
- 4 weeks of study, 5-8 hours a week
About the Capstone ProjectAfter successfully completing the three prior courses of the Music Production Specialization, this capstone experience is your chance to use your talent and accumulated knowledge to create and submit a finished, fully produced song. A
Director of Music Production, Technology and Innovation
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