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

In addition to the CWP bundle items listed below, each CWP student must purchase the following items:

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

Required Software

Upon successfully declaring CWP as your major you will be billed to your account along with all other college charges. All CWP majors (including students taking CW-191 in Valencia) will receive the major bundle. The software bundle will be emailed to you during the first week of the semester. 

In addition to the major bundle, CWP majors will be required to purchase the following software on their own:

Berklee Orchestral Tools Library - (requires OnePass login) Instructions for purchasing Orchestral Tools can be found on the Screen Scoring department site

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