Technology for Contemporary Writing and Production Students

As an undergraduate Berklee student majoring in contemporary writing and production (CWP), the required hardware and software listed below will be essential to your success.

Required Hardware


You are required to purchase one of the following audio interfaces with at least four mic inputs, as well as additional inputs:

The items below can be purchased in a bundle from Guitar Center by presenting this coupon at a local Guitar Center store. The offer is not valid online.

  • AKG Perception 220 Condenser Microphone
  • ProLine MS220 Tripod Boom Microphone Stand
  • Live Wire Advantage Standard EXM15 Cable

Required Software


Upon successfully declaring contemporary writing and production (CWP) as your major, you will receive a bundle of software, which will be billed to your account along with all other college charges, necessary for excellence in modern music composing, recording, arranging, mixing, mastering, and more. All CWP majors will receive the major bundle.

Contemporary Writing and Production Major Bundle $780

Price does not include Massachusetts sales tax.

The contemporary writing and production major bundle includes the following software:

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Apple Logic Pro X

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Native Instruments Komplete

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Vienna Symphonic Library Volume 1

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Waves - Berklee Bundle

Click the icons to view more information about the given software.