Who is this class for: No prior songwriting or music production experience is necessary, although it is helpful. You should have a keen interest in music production, and a desire to share your music with others.


Created by:  Berklee

LevelBeginner
Commitment4 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/ week
Language
English
Hardware ReqYou'll need to have a built-in or external microphone and basic audio recording software
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
User Ratings
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Coursework
Coursework

Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.

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Berklee
Berklee College of Music was founded on the revolutionary principle that the best way to prepare students for careers in music is through the study and practice of contemporary music. For more than half a century, the college has evolved to reflect the state of the art of music and the music business. Berklee serves distance learners worldwide through its award-winning online extension school, Berklee Online.
Ratings and Reviews
Rated 4.4 out of 5 of 37 ratings

Outstanding vocal production overview! Prince Charles Alexander is a multi-Grammy winning vocal mixer and producer. This course will greatly help those of us, like me, producing pop vocals. From here, students can explore pop vocal strategies in their future songs, using these ideas to think from.

I would only recommend that prince Charles Alexander's impressive credentials be featured more prominently in the introduction and course name, that the week 2 quiz be a little more relevant and harder, and that students should seek out techniques to bring out the best vocal production. A great vocal production starts with a great performance, not covered in this short class.

This course is amazing and offers you a lot of tools for vocal production, and Prince Charles Alexander is a great teacher!. My only suggestion will be to have a different final assignment. It was surprising to me that the final assignment was to do an essay, since the clases were pretty much all about applying the tools in your DAW, I really thought we were going to summit an audio vocal recording using some of the tools we learned during the course. But overall was great, thank you so much for bringing this to us!

Just Great :)

I audited this course. Had I been more serious on the music side, I would have done the specialization or completion certificate. The videos were great breakdowns of effects common to most DAWs. The walk through of using the effects made me more comfortable with exploring different settings other than what is in the defaults.