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Avid-Developed Course(s)

Pro Tools 101

Recently expanded to a 12-week online course, Pro Tools 101 constitutes the first stage of Avid's Pro Tools Certification Program. This course instructs you on recording, editing, and mixing on a basic level using Pro Tools and will get you on the road to becoming a Pro Tools Operator from home.
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Pro Tools 110

Building on the foundational skills taught in Pro Tools 101, you'll learn a broader range of tools and Berklee production techniques that will help you tackle more complex Pro Tools projects. Pro Tools 110 focuses on working with expanded hardware and software configurations, developing versatile tools for manipulating and editing both audio and MIDI data, and implementing various techniques to facilitate larger and more sophisticated mixing scenarios.
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Berklee-developed course(s)

Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools

Gain a greater understanding of two key elements of production by learning the Berklee approach to mixing and mastering using Pro Tools. Essential knowledge for engineers, producers, or hobbyists who have their own home studio up and running, this course presents concepts that go beyond basic EQ and panning.
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Advanced Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools

Continuing on from the concepts and lessons presented in Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools, this advanced course provides students with a deeper understanding of mixing and mastering tools and techniques that can be applied to a wide variety of styles.
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Producing with Pro Tools

Let Berklee College of Music's world-renowned instructors guide you through everything you need to know about producing great-sounding home recordings using Pro Tools software. Learn Berklee's renowned production techniques from set-up to mix down, and get a chance to talk gear, studio configurations, philosophies of production, and even speaker placement.
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Remixing with Pro Tools and Reason

Leverage the power of Pro Tools 7 and Reason 3.0 using ReWire technology. Remixing with Pro Tools and Reason will get you on your way to mastering the principles and techniques to create mash-ups, stereo master remixes, a cappella remixes, and multi-track remixes using Pro Tools 7 and Reason 3.0.
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Berklee Certificate Programs*

Featuring Avid and Berklee-developed Pro Tools Courses

Music Production Using Pro Tools

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Berkleemusic’s most thorough Pro Tools certificate program, Music Production Using Pro Tools provides a complete guided education of Avid’s Pro Tools software, from setting up your studio to advanced mixing, mastering and remixing techniques, all from the perspective and experience of Berklee’s renowned music production faculty.

By the end of this program you will not only have the most extensive Pro Tools background that we can provide, as well as the first two stages of Avid’s certification program. You’ll also learn a tremendous amount of production tips and techniques from Berklee’s faculty that is portable to any number of digital workstations or analog gear. In addition to the 6 required courses in this program, this master certificate provides 3 elective choices designed to allow you to personalize your study experience.
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Required Courses:
Pro Tools 101
Critical Listening
Pro Tools 110
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools
Advanced Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools
Remixing with Pro Tools and Reason

Professional Certificate in Pro Tools

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If you’re serious about a career as a studio producer, one of the best ways to get started is to learn the techniques that the pros use on the software that music producing industry uses everyday. In the Professional Certificate in Pro Tools, you’ll engage in a guided program of study that will take you from the basics of setting up your home studio, to advanced mixing and mastering techniques using one of the most popular music production software around.

By the end of this program, you’ll know how to start up, configure, and navigate a Pro Tools session, develop versatile tools for manipulating and editing both audio and MIDI data, and develop a deep understanding of mixing and mastering tools and techniques that can be applied to a wide variety of styles that can be applied to any digital workstation, or analog gear.
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Required Courses:
Pro Tools 101
Pro Tools 110
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools
Advanced Mixing and Mastering with Pro Too

Specialist Certificate in Pro Tools

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Work with world-class Berklee faculty and classmates from around the world to become a skilled producer using Avid’s Pro Tools, one of the world’s most popular music production software programs. This 3-course certificate program unlocks the secrets behind production and mixing (from basic to advanced) techniques for a number of contemporary music styles including jazz, pop/rock, electronica and more.

By the end of the program, you’ll not only be creating polished and professional-sounding recordings from start to finish, but you’ll also have a portfolio of completed projects and a network of contacts to take with you as you develop your music production career.
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Required Courses:
Producing with Pro Tools
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools
Advanced Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools

Berklee Master Certificate in Music Production and Technology
12-course program

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Become a truly great producer/engineer. This is Berklee music's most comprehensive course of study, focusing on every aspect of music production, from the technology, software and hardware available today to the core music theory necessary to arrange and compose great music. Spend over 3 years with Berkleemusic and immerse yourself in the art of music production, learning about the physics of sound, getting the best performances out of musicians, studio set-ups, MIDI, microphone techniques, mixing, mastering, music and recording equipment, sampling, sequencing, plug-ins and much, much more.

In this program you'll gain a well-balanced understanding of music production with practical approaches to each step in the process. You'll work with renowned Berklee College of Music production faculty and collaborate with other musicians and producers from around the world, exchanging ideas and methods. You'll compose, mix, edit and master finished works and develop a portfolio of work along the way.
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Required Courses:
Pro Tools 101
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools
Critical Listening
Desktop Music Production
Producing Music with Ableton Live
Producing Music with Reason
MIDI Sequencing Intermediate
Sampling and Audio Production

Berklee Professional Certificate in Studio Production
5-course program

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Learn to create, produce and record music using the software and sequencers in Pro Tools, Ableton Live, and Propellerhead Software's Reason. Gain an understanding of how these software programs enable you to produce professional-sounding music in a number of styles. You'll develop your Pro Tools proficiency and technical training, and thoroughly explore the capabilities of MIDI sequencing using Reason.

The Professional Studio Production certificate also presents you with the information necessary to learn producing and mixing techniques for contemporary electronic music styles, including hip-hop, industrial, pop/rock, and house. You'll learn to re-arrange live samples on the fly, and how to apply these production and mixing tools to a number of different software programs. Through discussions with your professor and fellow students on the components that contribute to the production of great music, you'll also learn to become a more efficient and knowledgeable producer.
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Required Courses:
Pro Tools 101
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools
MIDI Sequencing Intermediate
Producing Music with Ableton Live
Critical Listening

Berklee Specialist Certificate in Studio Production
3-course program

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Develop a firm Pro Tools foundation, and learn how to record, mix, and produce great music with the help of Berklee's renowned faculty and their masterful production techniques. The Specialist Studio Production certificate will introduce you to concepts including studio set up and equipment optimization. You'll become proficient at recording in Pro Tools and receive technical training in sound recording, from setup to mix-down. You'll also gain a foundation in popular topics that include microphone placement and editing techniques.

Once you have your studio up and running, you'll investigate more advanced Pro Tools mixing and mastering techniques, including parallel compression, reverb parameters, compression, and other vital mastering techniques. You'll become a well-rounded producer by collaborating with others and discussing the components that contribute to the production of great music, as well as conducting detailed analysis of selected class productions.
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Required Courses:
Pro Tools 101
Mixing and Mastering with Pro Tools
Critical Listening

*Berklee Certificate Programs are independent of Avid Certification Programs