Producing Music with Cubase provides students with a broad skill set and a fully realized background in music production using the state-of-the-art Cubase 7 software.
Designed for professionals from the ground up, Cubase represents the cutting edge of digital audio workstations and provides powerful sonic tools that can be used to produce any style of music imaginable. This course begins with an introduction to the working environments and capabilities of Cubase. Students will learn to record and edit MIDI and audio performances, while also considering the musical implications of using each recording and editing technique.
With audio and MIDI tracks in place, students will move on to learn mixing techniques using Cubase 7's powerful EQ, audio effects, and full automation to create a well-crafted production ready to be distributed on CD, streamed online, and as a data file in various professional and consumer formats. Whether you are producing music for song demos, recording your band's album, or scoring music for film or TV, Cubase 7 has all the right tools for the job. Each lesson in the course focuses on using specific tools to achieve a desired musical result. Weekly assignments provide hands-on experience to give you the confidence to move forward in creating great sounding productions.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
Configure and customize your Cubase environment
Record and edit MIDI and audio files
Use audio loops in your productions, including creating custom loops from your original recorded material
Understand the process of equalization and apply effects processors such as reverb, delay, chorusing, and compression to enhance your production
Manipulate your project's key and form using advanced tools such as the Play Order Track
Use Cubase's flexible mixing console and cutting edge tools to create professional sounding mixes
Berkleemusic and Steinberg have come together to offer an educational discount on Cubase 7 software. Once you enroll in the course, you will be able to purchase the software at the discounted price through the Required Course Materials link on your My Home page. Early enrollment is encouraged to ensure software delivery prior to the start of the course. Depending on the shipping option chosen, software delivery could take up to eight business days.