The Record Production Process: Professional Practices

MUSC X 448.6

An overview of the role of the record producer and their responsibility through all the stages of making a record: pre-production, recording, overdubs, editing, mixing, and mastering.

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Winter
Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Walk through the entire process of making a record from pre-production to mastering
  • Sharpen your listening skills to enhance your own productions
  • Delve into the intricacies of producing for a band compared to a solo artist
  • Learn about how to produce for a specific genre
  • Gain the performative and arrangement techniques to make your music more compelling

About this course:

This course provides an overview of the role of the record producer and their responsibility through all the stages of making a record: pre-production, recording, overdubs, editing, mixing, and mastering. Topics include how to use appropriate terminology to communicate effectively with the various members of the production team, sharpening your listening skills so you can incorporate specific elements into your own production, producing for a specific artist's genre of music and how to get the best performance from the artist, how producing a band is different from a solo artist, and how to budget for record production. You also learn arrangement techniques, as well as key vocal production techniques for main and background vocals. Discover the difference between producing a mix and engineering a mix, as well as the different style of mixes that are needed before going into the mastering phase of a project. At the end of the course, you will have gained musical, emotional, performance, and arrangement techniques designed to make your music more compelling.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
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Thursday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Adam Moseley
373898
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 08, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Thu Jun 25, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
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Thu Jul 2, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 9, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 16, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 23, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 30, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 6, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 13, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 20, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 27, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Sep 3, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online

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