With the proliferation of low-cost, high-quality music technology, most musicians now have the means to make a viable commercial album without the support of a record label.
This course explores the fundamentals of analog and digital audio.
This course covers the fundamentals and practical applications of a digital audio system, as well as methods for functioning in an integrated MIDI/digital audio workstation (DAW)/analog studio envi
This course focuses on developing critical listening skills, with particular emphasis on engineering analysis within the context of the popular music mix.
This course represents a step-by-step approach to the essential elements of effective records.
This course explores the industry standard Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI 1.0) specification, with an emphasis on musical projects designed to emulate professional practice and applicat
This course introduces students to the aesthetic considerations and functional operation of equipment for multitrack mixdown of stereo masters.
This course takes the student through a broad review of copyright, licensing, publishing, collection agencies, deal structures, distribution, and new technologies and their impact on the music prod
For non-MPED majors who wish to learn the principles of sound reinforcement encountered in clubs or recital halls.
This course takes the student through the fundamental steps of any music production project: defining the goals of a recording project with the artist or client; selecting composers, arrangers, pla
This course is a study of the creative and business aspects of producing records. Emphasis is placed on the creative and aesthetic techniques of production.
This course explores techniques used for recording and reinforcing music on location.
In this hands-on follow-up to MP-322, students practice setup and mixing of live ensembles and assist the audio staff at Berklee concerts and rehearsals in the Berklee Performance Center.
This course explores common recording techniques including microphone choice and placement, console and studio signal flow, session setup and protocol, and live recording.
This course is a study of the aesthetic considerations and functional operation of equipment used in multitrack mixdown of digital master recordings in a digital audio workstation environment.
This course will discuss design theory of recording studio microphones.
In this advanced recording class students analyze advanced large-format console signal flow, explore sophisticated ensemble microphone techniques and applications, compare digital and analog multit
This hybrid production/engineering course deals with the technical and creative issues surrounding soundtracks for feature film, episodic television, commercials, and documentaries.
This class is a hands-on study of the production of vocalists in the recording studio.
This course presents advanced mixing techniques via in-class faculty demonstrations and student participation, emphasizing professional industry standards.