MusiCation University

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Curriculum & Lessons

Production Class

Production Classes are a 6 and 12 month program, 1-2 days a week, 1-2 hours per class.

  • Introduction to Music
  • Introduction to Music Theory
  • Introduction to Music History
  • Learning some Music Business (Publishing, Copyrights, Production Paperwork,etc...)
  • Learning how to produce
  • Learning how to pick the best sounds for the production you'd like to create
  • Learn how to create production in LogicPro, ProTools, Reasons, Abbleton Live, and more...
  • Learning how to enchance your production
  • Learning how to edit, format and structure your production
  • Learn how to create remixes
  • Learn how to create production around existing vocals
  • Learn how to create production with live musicians
  • Learning how to mix your production
  • Learning light Engineering
  • Learning how to produce different genres of music including scoring for TV/Film
  • How to market your production
  • How to license your production
  • How to make money with your production
  • Learning to collaborate with other producers
  • Mock Production Sessions with songwriting students
  • Real Recording Sessions with real artists and real working songwriters

Songwriting Class

Songwriting Classes are a 6 and 12 month program, 1-2 days a week, 1-2 hours per class.

  • Introduction to Music
  • Introduction to Music Theory
  • Introduction to Music History
  • Learning some Music Business (Publishing, Copyrights, Songwriter Paperwork,etc...)
  • Learning how to write lyrics
  • Learning how to enhance lyrics
  • Learning how to create great melodies
  • Learning how to come up with different concepts
  • Learning how to create background vocals
  • Learning how to cope with writer's block
  • Learning how to write different genres of music
  • Learn how to record using ProTools, LogicPro and GarageBand
  • Learn how to edit vocals
  • Learning how to rough mix a song with a 2-track beat
  • How to market your songs
  • How to make money with your songs including licensing
  • Learning how to vocal produce
  • Learning to collaborate with other songwriters
  • Mock Recording Sessions with production students
  • Real Recording Session with real artists and real working producers

Music Business & Management Class

Music Business & Management Classes are a 3 and 6 month program, 1-2 days a week, 1 hour per class.

  • Introduction to Music
  • Introduction to the Music Business
  • Learning the different type of Publishing Deals
  • Learning Copyrights
  • Learning Music Law and the different types of contracts
  • Learning the different types of Record Labels
  • Learning how to create in-depth business and music marketing plans/proposals using customizable templates
  • Learning to develop and stick to project release schedules
  • Learning to identify the best-fit distribution partners and work effectively with them
  • How to register products with sales and radio monitoring services, copyright office and tracking systems such as BDS, Mediabase, Mediaguide, SoundScan, StreetPulse, Form SR, Form PA, UPC, ISRC
  • Evaluate staffing needs, if any, for your company and formation options (deal type and legal structure)
  • Identify business opportunities and revenue streams
  • Accessing valuable resources including lists of distributors, music industry conferences and companies that provide services and tools for indie musicians and labels
  • Learning Artist, Producer, and Songwriter Management
  • Learning how to build and run a Recording Facility
  • Learning Communication Skills
  • Learning how to negotiate
  • Learning how to network
  • Learning how to be professional and dressing professional
  • Learning Record Label Development
  • Mock Business meetings
  • Attending real music business meetings

Music Lessons

  • Piano
  • Guitar *Currently only available in L.A. and Atlanta*
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • Oboe
  • Trombone
  • Baritone
  • Tuba
  • Flute
  • Voice *Currently only available in L.A. , Atlanta, and New York*
  • Composing Music
  • Ear Training