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Berklee College of Music

The Business of Music Production

Berklee College of Music via Coursera Specialization


In the current music industry, it is crucial that artists and producers are armed with a clear understanding of how the business works. To be successful in this business, you must have equal parts musical artistry and business savvy. In this specialization, you’ll learn about the various roles in the music industry, how to read and decipher a recording contract, and how to protect your assets in the United States under US copyright law. You’ll also learn how to launch your career as a producer, how to establish a vision and intention for the music you want to produce, and how to record music using the most popular industry standard digital audio workstation (DAW), ProTools.


Course 1: Music Business Foundations
- Offered by Berklee. This course has been developed to provide students with the latest instruction on the best way for creators, consumers, ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: The Art of Music Production
- Offered by Berklee. Explore the art of record production and how to make recordings that other people will love listening to. This course ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Copyright Law in the Music Business
- Offered by Berklee. In this course taught by E. Michael Harrington, you will learn the basis for copyright including what is and is not ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Pro Tools Basics
- Offered by Berklee. Producing music is an incredibly creative process, and knowing the tools of the trade is essential in order to transmit ... Enroll for free.


Taught by

Chrissy Tignor-Fisher, E. Michael Harrington, John P. Kellogg and Stephen Webber


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