Technology for Contemporary Writing and Production Students

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

Required Hardware

In addition to the CWP bundle items listed below, each CWP student must be equipped with the following items:

  • A large diaphragm condenser microphone
  • An audio interface with at least four mic inputs

While you can buy any microphone and audio interface that meet the above specifications, we have a special deal with Sweetwater where you can get a discount on microphones, audio interfaces, studio monitors, and headphones. Visit the discount page.

Required Software

Upon successfully declaring 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 $450

Price does not include Massachusetts sales tax.

The CWP major bundle includes the following software:




Native Instruments Komplete


Vienna Symphonic Library Volume 1


Waves Gold Bundle

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