Best Other Music Courses

Find the best online Other Music Courses for you. The courses are sorted based on popularity and user ratings. We do not allow paid placements in any of our rankings. We also have a separate page listing only the Free Other Music Courses.

The Lyricist

An introduction to lyrics and songwriting

Created by Patrick Cootes - Musician and Educator

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Students: 2011, Price: $19.99

Students: 2011, Price:  Paid

This course will help you to write memorable, catchy lyrics employing effective rhymes and compelling imagery. It explores the relationship between poetry and song; the role of repetition in songwriting; techniques for rhyme and rhyme-schemes; the features of effective rap; the features of stories which make lyrics memorable, and the importance of originality and authenticity in lyrics.

Sound Healing Pro Course: Part 2

Developing Yourself & How to Expand Your Business

Created by Medicine of Sound - "Sound Healing and Ceremony"

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Students: 1889, Price: $99.99

Students: 1889, Price:  Paid

This is THE Sound Healing Multi Part PRO Course.

In this course we will teach you how to become a SOLID practitioner.

In Part 2 of the course you will:

Figure out how to get the ball rolling playing at local studios

Know how to network good clients in the best ways possible

Learn the ins and outs of how to run a Sound Healing business

Learn how to attract a community of people to come to your events

Gain access to Sound Bath Videos for inspiration and for your own meditations!

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Remember that this course offers a 30 day refund so you have nothing to lose, but I am confident you will love this course!

I am so excited to teach you EVERYTHING I know about Sound Healing so you can get started sharing good vibes with your local community, and earn money at the same time!

40 Ways To Make Money As a Musician

Tips and Ideas to Make Money From Your Craft

Created by James Divine - Making Learning Fun

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Students: 1800, Price: Free

Students: 1800, Price:  Free

ALL musicians have the performance skills, but many are lacking in how to turn that into profit. In this course, you will learn 40 ideas on How To Make Money as a Musician. 

It doesn't matter whether you are a professional or intermediate musician, there is something in this course for everyone. I (James Divine, the instructor), have been in the music business for 30+ years. I've implemented many of these ideas successfully myself, and have seen all of them be implemented by someone.

Happy Music-Making.

Simple breathing exercises to manage performance stress

Dealing with performance anxiety effectively

Created by Hannes Arnold - Musician, Yoga teacher

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Students: 1767, Price: $19.99

Students: 1767, Price:  Paid

Whenever we are stressed, our body activates the 'fight or flight' mode. We tense and our breathing becomes shallow. At the end of this course you will know how to overcome this automatic response of your body.  Learn simple relaxation and breathing exercises that are easy to use before a performance or an audition. With over 20 years of experience in performing, I have developed a simple guide for you to control your stress level and not the other way round.

Branding for Music Artists: The Fan Magnet

How to build an Unforgettable Music Brand, Refine your Artist Look and Seduce your Audience

Created by Kareen Williams - Personal Transformation Coach

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Students: 1589, Price: $94.99

Students: 1589, Price:  Paid

Do you want to be a Forgettable or Unforgettable Music Artist .....?

Then you must Discover the Power of Branding! 

If you are a Music Artist with a Creative Vision for your career, then you need to create a psychological bond with your Audience. Only then, will they remember you after they have hit PLAY and experienced your music.

In this course, we will unlock what makes you MEMORABLE. Every Artist has something about them that pulls people in. But, many artists do not know how to discover it.

Many people think BRANDING is about choosing colors and logos and photos, but it is so much better than that! Branding is about standing out! Branding is about creating a Legendary Career.

Imagine that you have an audience that:

  • wears your merchandise

  • buys tickets to your live shows

  • knows all the lyrics to your songs

  • streams your music as soon as it is released

  • shares your music with your friends

  • defends you against your haters

You may be thinking "Well of course, but it seems to good to be true." The truth is, Branding is the easiest way to reach your Music Career dreams! The secret is about creating a Culture around your music.

And while there are many courses out there that will charge you $$$$ to learn this magic. This course will present you with the concepts and with Assignments and activities to get you there, and the price is so much more affordable.

But, if you still do not think the course is beneficial, then you can simply get a refund after 30 days of purchasing! 

In this course, you will walk away with:

  1. A Blueprint to continue to develop your Artist Brand

  2. Ideas on how to DEFINE your Artist Look

  3. A plan to Seduce your Audience

  4. A social media content Strategy that supports your Branding

If you have ever been an Artist that has hustled with every social media hustle, you must learn that not every Social Media Strategy is created equal in the Laws of Branding.

This means that while certain strategies will work for other Artists, they may not work for you. This will be clarified once you create and build your brand image and execute your seduction strategy. You will know exactly what social media strategy is best for you and which is not.

So,

You have 3 options.

Option 1: You can bypass this course. Purchase another course that will teach you the same regurgitated information.

Option 2: You can keep marketing your music in an non effective way.

Option 3: Take the course, learn the best music marketing branding strategy for you

JOIN the Community and grow your fans, followers and subscribers before its too late and the secret is out! 

Get the Most from Any Music Course

Stay Motivated While Learning Music Online

Created by Micah Blake - Creator, Writer, and Speaker

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Students: 1585, Price: $94.99

Students: 1585, Price:  Paid

We have all been here before. We started learning something new in music and somewhere along the way stopped. This can be for really small reasons like; Going on vacation, Having a shift change, getting a cold, having a friend stay over for the weekend. Those little breaks in schedule can get us off the groove and many people never pick it up again. In this course we go over some reasons people often stop practicing and how to fix them. We use an 8 step method to ensure you are seeing growth in your music.

Here are four reasons people quit that actually have some weight to them, but we can fix it.

  1. We forget

  • Hard to remember

  • Building habits is not everyone’s strong point

  • Won’t happen overnight (takes different amounts of time)

  • Habits take time to form (possibly anywhere from 18-66 days)

  • Later on we are going to look at physically change our lives( caution you might have to step away from the internet and do something. So you can practice everyday)

  • It’s to expensive

  • I’ve been on both sides as teacher and student

  • Stopped my lessons but not learning

  • I will show you how to get what you need out of online courses so you can save a ton on your education and then how to pay yourself since you are in part teaching yourself

  1. The ups and downs are discouraging

  • Life is up and down

  • This is a problem for all performers not just people learning music

  • One sure thing in our life is we will have some chaos from time to time

  • Use your practice to moderate the impact of external things in our life

    4. No accountability or are we just plain lazy?

  • You don’t necessarily need someone to pick up the slack

  • Take Frickin Responsibility

    • Does your mom still call you to make sure you brushed your teeth and washed behind your ears?

  • Our subconsious naturally runs away from pain with more effort than it runs towards pleasure

    • If you think this is going to be painful practicing then your subconscious will sabotage you.

  • Turn your practice as something that isn’t “harm” We should start viewing Missing our practice as hurting us

What do we need to do then?

  • What do you need to do to stop failing at your online lessons and get what you need to out of them?

  • We learn different but these few things will help streamline your process

  • 8 steps  (CGPRABSN Acronym)

  • This time you will be able to keep it up if you work along with this class

    • 1 Consistency

    • 2Goals

    • 3 Plan

    • 4 record your practice ( 2 ways)

    • 5 Affirmations

    • 6 Benefits (including financial)

    • 7 Share

    • 8 New Goals

Working through these goals will COMPLETELY  change your practice and could also change your life.

This is dealing specifically with music but if you apply this technique to other parts of your life too the possibilities are endless.

    And here's my no questions asked money back guarantee.

There's a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee 

Try it out TODAY and see if it is right for you!

Music Business: Find Music Publishing & Licensing Placements

Get your music placed with artists and used in film, TV, advertising etc. Now with free songwriting audio mini course.

Created by Eve Williams MMus - Signed Singer and Songwriter, 10 years+ Teaching Experience

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Students: 1359, Price: $69.99

Students: 1359, Price:  Paid

Do you write music but don't know how to get artists to record it or have it placed in film, TV, advertising etc?

If you have been writing and recording songs and you would like to start making money from them, this course is for you. Music publishing can seem hard to break into, but in this course you will find out that it’s possible for songwriters at various stages of their careers to have songs placed with artists and used in film, TV and other media by using online platforms and finding reputable companies in the music industry to work on your behalf. We will also look at self publishing. This is everything you need to know about music publishing in one place. The course has input form me as a published songwriter but also includes interviews with songwriters signed to universal and cool independents and  a commercial pop publisher with international success .

 

Do you want to be a published songwriter but haven’t been sure how to have your songs published?

I am published songwriter named One to Watch twice by Nashville Songwriters Association International. I have been commissioned to write for reality TV graduates, written for up and coming artists, co-written with multi platinum writers and producers and my music has been used in documentaries and advertising. I would like to help you succeed in the music industry in doing what I do.

 

What We Will Discover

We will learn about the different kinds of music publishers and music publishing deals and their role in the music industry but more importantly we will learn how to apply this information to your goal of monetising your songwriting.

Topics include:

·         Traditional Music Publishers

·         Music Licensing Agencies

·         Online Music Libraries

*        Being paid royalties

·         When to Find a Music

           Publisher (assessing the commercial viability of your songwriting)

·         How to Find a Music Publisher

·         Self Publishing

·         Finding and Building Relationships with Music Supervisors

·         Pitching services and how to use them to maximum benefit

·         Organisations to join who can help advance your songwriting career

 

After the course you will

·         Be able to find the right publisher for you

·         Be able to find sync (TV,film etc) opportunities

·         Be able to efficiently make use of online pitching services

·         Use platforms like YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter to find placements

·         Understand how to become a published songwriter

Please Note: There are no 'hacks', shortcuts or insider tips that will help you succeed in publishing and licensing. There is a process which you need to commit to and your songs need to be written to commercial standard and recorded to broadcast standard. This course is for professionals with a business-like approach so ti wont suit you if you are looking for a quick fix.

If you want to start earning money from your music, please enroll now and I’m looking forward to joining you on your musical journey.

Artist Management for the Music Business

The Roadmap to Managing Your Own Music Career or Becoming a Professional Manager

Created by Christopher Palmer - Professor and Music Industry Veteran

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Students: 1292, Price: $99.99

Students: 1292, Price:  Paid

What Will You Learn in the Artist Management OnLine Course?

In this course you will learn how a successful manager answers and then deals with these issues every day:

  • Who are the decision makers in the music industry?
  • What are the key points to negotiate in an artist management contract?
  • How will a business manager support an artist’s career?
  • How does a manager earn their money?
  • What are the negotiating points in a record label contract?
  • How do I interest a booking agent in my artist?
  • What do corporate sponsors look for when partnering with an artist?
  • What is negotiable in a 360° record label deal?
  • What are the fundamental issues in an artist rider?
  • What elements define an artist’s brand?
  • What issues should I look for when negotiating a live performance contract?
  • How will an attorney contribute to an artist’s team?

Comprehensive Learning Experience

The elements of this Artist Management course are authored and presented by experienced professionals in the music industry that also have years of academic experience at the graduate and undergraduate level, teaching the music business.

Tested and Trusted

This original class material has been taught in graduate and undergraduate music business degree programs accredited by The National Association of Schools of Music. The course objectives and learning outcomes for this course were designed to comply with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools guidelines.

Learn Guitar Repair – Module 1, Maintaining Your Guitar

Award Winner - Module 1, learn guitar maintenance from a professional. Includes floating bridge, fret/fingerboard clean

Created by Kevin Webb - Qualified Teacher for Music, Guitar Repair and Computing

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Students: 1266, Price: $24.99

Students: 1266, Price:  Paid

Learn how to repair guitars today, by training as a Guitar Repair Technician.

Module 1, Maintaining Your Guitar, is the first of the Guitar Repair Technician series that opens the way for you to affordably and conveniently learn how to maintain electric and acoustic guitars and basses. With this 'entry level' module, you'll learn how to effectively carry out full, professional maintenance tasks on your own and customer guitars.

Follow step by step with videos, downloads, quizzes and tasks.  Ask questions.  Repeat the course as many times as necessary.

Once you’ve completed this module, you’ll be ready to confidently and effectively tackle many of the common guitar maintenance tasks asked for by customers, and you’ll also save a fortune being able to work on your own instrument.  

Once finished, you'll be ready for the next of several modules available for you.

Learner reviews:

"Great course!"

"The instructor's explanations are detailed, demonstrating knowledge and excellence in the art of 'Luthieria'."

"Yes! Thanks Kevin!"

"It's good for beginner, he explains well everything"

"A most enjoyable course. I learned something new in each module. In those where I had no experience with the topic at all, things were explained clearly and made simple. Very easy to follow along."

"An informative and enjoyable course filled with valuable hands-on examples of proper guitar maintenance practices. Great for both beginners and more advanced guitar enthusiasts willing to learn how to take care of their instrument without spending a fortune on taking it to the luthier."

"Very detailed instructions, the instructor is very knowledgable and concise.  I would highly recommend this course, can't wait for the next course."

"It was a very solid back grounding and I will be looking for a more advanced course now and an opportunity to work on some instruments."

"This course was exactly what I wanted. I was looking into guitar building but over time realised it wasn't what I wanted. I was more interested in how guitars work and how to repair and maintain them. This was perfect and easy to follow."

"The course is very informative, entertaining and the guy is pretty funny. Watching on mobile and so far it’s pretty easy to use. No hacks required."

The award-winning Guitar Repair Technician training program has been a preferred choice within the Wales Employability Sector for guitar repair training (electric, bass, acoustic, classical), and was entered onto the Careers Wales database of approved courses in 2013.  

The problem for many, however, was access to the guitar repair workshops i.e. many people simply were unable to attend workshops  to learn how to repair electric guitars and other types due to time constraints, geographic location and transportation.  

The solution:  The Guitar Repair Technician training program is now available here through Udemy’s online learning platform for you to learn how to fix your own guitar and customer guitars in your own time, and without needing to leave home.  

 

This module focuses on specific maintenance jobs that a Guitar Repair Technician might experience, whether you’re working in the Guitar and Music industry, following a hobby or simply maintaining your own guitar to keep it in great shape.

Other Guitar Repair training courses are expensive, long and often not easily accessible. This module (selected as a UK government approved training course) would cost in excess of £250 per day - here through Udemy, you now save a fortune!

 

With a 30-day money back guarantee, unlimited access any time anywhere and on any device and a certificate of completion to show future employers or to add credibility to your technical know-how and services, there's no better time to sign up to the course.  So click on the button and I'll see you there!

Romantic Music: Composition & Production

Create the Perfect Gift / Compose a Romantic Soundtrack

Created by Jonathan Armandary - Award-Winning Film Music Composer

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Students: 1225, Price: $94.99

Students: 1225, Price:  Paid

My wife and I got married in a truly unique venue, deep underground in the Polish salt mines. We needed some seriously special music - not the usual “off the shelf” stuff. So, I wrote our wedding music myself - and I’m going to show you how to do the same.

  • Maybe you need to tell your partner exactly how much you love them, but can’t find the words?

  • Perhaps your parents have a big anniversary year coming up; what could be a more perfect gift than digging out their old wedding video and creating them their very own wedding soundtrack?

  • What if you’re in the exact same boat as we were, and want that PERFECT piece for your own special day?

  • Or maybe you're working on a short romantic film and need some tips on creating the perfect score?

This course is a complete guide to writing, arranging, orchestrating, mixing, AND mastering your very own romantic music. I walk you through the entire composing process, including

  • working out your timings

  • choosing your instruments

  • creating the perfect melody and harmony

Then, in a set of "over-the-shoulder" videos, I show you exactly how to:

  • orchestrate your composition,

  • make your instruments sound amazing,

  • give your piece it’s final polish before you unveil it to your nearest and dearest

NB: in this course "romantic" refers to the emotion, not the 18th/19th century romantic period of music! Don't be fooled, budding Beethovens!

Create The Perfect Gift: Express Your Love With Music

Sometimes words just aren't enough. If you really want to show that special someone just how much you care for them, music can be the best way. What's more special than a romantic score, capturing exactly how you feel?

Compose A Romantic Score

Are you working on a romantic film and need some direction? Or do you need to create some music for a special day of your own? Or maybe you want to write your own music for your, or a family member's wedding movie? This course is based around working with specific timing notes, so is perfect for live, or moving image projects - showing you how to structure your pieces to work with exact timings.

The Instructor

I (Jonny Armandary) am an international award-winning film music composer, who has taught film music composition and production at University level. I am also the founder of soundtrack.academy, where my aim is to make composing for the moving image accessible to all.

My Guarantee

I hope that the course is right for you, and that you know what you’re signing up for, but if, for any reason, it's not the right fit for you, I offer a 30-day money back guarantee

How to Start a Record Label & Create a Career in Music

A step-by-step guide to setting up your digital record label and marketing your own music.

Created by Jermane Beckford - Author/Musician

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Students: 1181, Price: $94.99

Students: 1181, Price:  Paid

Build Your Own Empire In The Music Business

My name is Jae Preme. I was just like you. Working for a boss, instead of being one. I had a passion for music, like you, and knew what my dream was but didn't know how to make it a reality. After a lot of hard work, I realized my vision and now own my own record label.

I have another passion, helping others. I followed my dreams, but spent countless hours researching, failing through trial and error with no real guide to help me. Now, I'm passing what I have learned on to you.

Create, Like a Boss
You're here because you love music you want to make money from your music, and you want what the great entrepreneurs in the music business have. A Music Business empire. Artists like Tech N9ne, Master P, Nipsey Hussle, Jay-z, Dom Kennedy, and a host of others have all seen independent success with their music. It’s possible for you also and I'm going to show you how to get started on your journey.

So, why this course out of all the courses out there on starting a record label?

Real simple! Everything You Need, One Course
You may be saying to yourself, "I don't know anything about the Music Business." This course compiles everything you need to know to start from scratch with no prior experience. Starting with the basics and providing you with the step-by-step instructions that I would have loved to have had myself when I started.

Some of the information in those other books and courses are great, but a lot of it is so outdated. This is the digital age baby!! Most of that information that you get from other courses apply to brick & Mortar record label startups. In these times you can legitimately start a digital record label with way less money than you had to back in those times. The cool thing about it is you can do it right from home. This course is geared toward the digital age and provides tons of online links to sources you will need to utilize. This saves time on doing all the searching yourself online.

If you are an artists like myself, the music business is wide open for us these days. No longer do we have to hope, and wish, for a record deal. Now I’m not saying getting a record deal is a bad thing at all, but why not at least make an attempt at doing it yourself and then reaping all the benefits in the long run?

If you are looking to sign to a label I would suggest you sign to a strong independent record label who is applying the business strategies and techniques that I am going to share with you in this course.

I’m going give you all the information you are going to need to start your digital record label, but if you don’t apply it, years will go by and you will still be a dreamer in the same position you were in five years ago.

Oh, and another thing, I can’t guarantee your label will be successful because if your music sucks, or your artist music suck, you are going to have a hard time no matter what genre of music you’re in.

So what is it that you are going to learn in this course you ask?

  • Business setup
  • Releasing your music on iTunes and other digital music platforms
  • How to register your songs to make money from publishing
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Recording a project and what you need to get it done yourself
  • Ways to make money from music placements
  • Shooting your own music videos
  • Making money on YouTube
  • All the extra stuff you won't find from a Google search

And much more…

Stop Dreaming, Start Doing
The secret to success isn't about luck. Successful people create their own luck. They seek out the resources they need to get things done. They put in the time and work. They get out there and do it. You have a dream, get out there and live it!

If you are lazy, unmotivated, lackadaisical, spoiled, or just a negative person this course is not for you. You at least have to be first willing to change your mindset, attitude, and the way you look at life.

How To Become A Guitar Teacher By Paul Gronow

Plan, design, build, promote, deliver & assess your own guitar lessons; Free student guitar resources included in Course

Created by Paul Gronow - Guitar Instructor

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Students: 1140, Price: $24.99

Students: 1140, Price:  Paid

Hello my name is Paul Gronow I'm a professional Guitar Instructor, living in the UK.

The 'How To Become A Guitar Teacher By Paul Gronow' Course, is specifically designed for new & experienced guitarists who are either teaching guitar or would like to teach guitar, either online or offline.

This course is based on over 20 years of continuous experience as a professional ICT Trainer & Guitar Teacher, in the UK.

Join me as we take a short but comprehensive look at the following topics.

How To Guide

This course will help you to plan, prepare, promote, deliver & assess high quality guitar lessons.

Free Guitar Resource Packs To Help You Teach Guitar Today

Also you'll get your hands on high quality starter packs, that'll give you much of what you'll need to start teaching guitar lessons today.

Who Is This Course For?

So if you are new to guitar or have been playing a while & you want to learn how to teach guitar from someone who is doing it week-in-week-out then read on for further information & I look forward to meeting you inside the Course.

TOPICS

Topics covered inside the 'How To Become A Guitar Teacher By Paul Gronow' Course.

  1. are you a teacher?
  2. how about qualifications?
  3. identifying your niche
  4. knowledge of guitar
  5. identifying your level
  6. the guitar lesson
  7. how much should you charge
  8. your guitar resources
  9. the teaching environment
  10. dealing with accounts
  11. finding students
  12. web presence
  13. final thoughts
  14. resource pack

I look forward to helping you inside this course today...

Regards,

Paul Gronow, BA (Hons) HRM, FAETC, RGT, EWC

How to become a guitar teacher by Paul Gronow

Monetise Your Music – How To Make Money With Music

Music Business : Sell Stock Music To Earn Money in the Library Music Industry! Make Money From Your Music!

Created by Jonathan Armandary - Award-Winning Film Music Composer

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Students: 1066, Price: $99.99

Students: 1066, Price:  Paid

You’re a composer / producer that can write high quality music that sounds polished.

What if you could learn how to make money with music?

And not only to make a bit of cash on the side, but what if you could transform that music into a music business, providing you a full-time income?

That would be pretty life-changing, right?

Well, I’m here to tell you all about the library music industry, and how you can build a portfolio of tracks that will sell consistently and bring you the pride and satisfaction of making money from your music.

And depending on your own goals, level, and ability, the amount you earn from your music can be anything from a few dollars a month to pay for a cinema ticket, right the way through to you having a fully-fledged music business with a full 6-figure income.

The best part is, a lot of that income comes passively from tracks in your catalogue!

In this music business course on how to make money with music, you’re going to learn:

  • About the library music business models, which ones you should write for, and how to maximise your success in each model

  • The best ways to make your music perfect for stock music libraries, and how to optimise sales

  • How to write great titles, tags, and descriptions that help you rank in music libraries

  • How to approach music publishers to give yourself the best chance of signing with a premium library, and also how register and upload your music to online marketplaces to sell stock music, and make money online

By the end of the course you’re going have a thorough understanding of how the library music industry works and where your money comes from. I’ll also share with you my top advice on how to make your music best work in a music library, and how to maximise how much money you can earn from your music.

This really is a complete guide to the library music business, and we’re going to go in-depth into the non-exclusive, royalty-free libraries as well as the more premium music publishers.

So whether you’re fairly new to composition, or whether you’ve years of experience under your belt - I’m going to show you exactly how to get started and where to focus your efforts depending on your level.

And don’t think that just because you’re fairly new to music composition or production that this isn’t an option for you.

That’s not true at all - we all have to start somewhere, and the earlier you start trying to make money from your music, the sooner you’ll learn what works and what doesn’t, and with my guidance you’ll be headed in the right direction right from the get go.

As well as the main video lectures in the course I’ve also put together for you:

  • A list of all the major music libraries and publishers in the music industry that you can contact and register your music with - including both premium, exclusive libraries and non-exclusive royalty-free ones (where you can make money online by selling stock music)

  • My checklist for stock music composition so that you remember exactly what steps you need to go through to create successful, sellable library music pieces - perfectly tailored to the library music industry

  • A collection of email templates for reaching out to music supervisors, A&R reps, and music library owners, to help you get signed with a reputable music publisher and start earning those coveted performance and broadcast royalties - the first step towards turning your hobby into a music business!

You’ll also get a copy of my eBook, “The Media Scoring Guide”, that takes you through all of the skills and equipment that you’ll need to get started, as well as the process of composing music for media.

And on top of all that, you’ll be invited to join my closed group of composers and producers where you can get advice and feedback from me and other music industry professionals that are in the group, as well as from your peers going through the same journey as you.

As with all of my courses you’re protected by a 30-day money back guarantee - no hard feelings, I completely understand that sometimes things just aren’t what you expect - so you’ve really nothing to lose.

Hit the “buy now” button and start your journey towards making money from your music today!

A final note before I leave you to finish signing up, I can’t guarantee that you’ll make money from your music, no one can, and if anyone does promise you that, they’re lying to you - unless they’re literally standing there with a wad of money about to buy some music from you!

Whether or not you make money from your music depends on your ability, goals, and how seriously you take action on the lessons in the course. I can tell you that if you follow my advice, implement my teaching, and, most importantly, take action, then you’ll stand a much greater chance of success than without.

So click on the “buy now” button, and I’ll see you ready to take action inside the course.

Music Career Masterclass ✅

Learn how to Build your Professional Career in Music

Created by Mikael Baggström - Music Composer | Sound Designer

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Students: 920, Price: $129.99

Students: 920, Price:  Paid

Level Up your Music Career Today
Now is your chance to Discover and Learn all the Essential Steps to Build your Professional Career in Music, so that you can Make Money from your Skills and Experience as a Music Maker and Artist.

Make Money from your Skills and Knowledge
How much Money would you like to Make from your Music Skills and Knowledge? Whether you are aiming for a Full Time Professional Career in Music, or to Create a Nice Side Income on top of your day job, this Masterclass will help you Advance on Your Journey.

Masterclass Modules:

  • Kickstart your Journey to a Professional Music Career
  • Game Music and Audio
  • Music Licensing - Your Music in TV/Film/Games
  • Create your own Brand - For Creatives and Artists
  • YouTube Success - For Music Makers and Artists
  • Designing Audio Logos
  • Teaching your Music Skills - With Screencasting

You will gain from 30 Years of Experience
The two instructors of this course (Mikael Baggström and Gary Hiebner) will share from the experience and knowledge they gained from all their years composing and producing music, which in total is well over 30 years. They have also experience in teaching online for 5+ years each. And together they have created this Masterclass to Guide and Help you Advance your Music Career.

Start Today - And Create Your Future
Don't wait for a better time, because time always runs out in the end. Invest in yourself today, and thank yourself tomorrow.

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Songwriting: How to Write Pro Standard Lyrics

My songwriting students have signed licensing deals & played major festivals/venues . Now includes free mp3 mini course.

Created by Eve Williams MMus - Signed Singer and Songwriter, 10 years+ Teaching Experience

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Students: 886, Price: $54.99

Students: 886, Price:  Paid

"The course is amazing. I was struggling with structure and expression of idea into words, this course helped me and I've already written 5 full songs and 2 are still in progress. The coach of this course is very active and She always replies. She is nice and she provides amazing insights if asked for help. If you really want to write your own songs and sell them or sing them or just write them for your own pleasure, I DO RECOMMEND this COURSE. BUY IT and you won't regret it."  GLITCH, UDEMY STUDENT

: THIS COURSE NOW COMES WITH FREE DOWNLOADABLE MP3 EXERCISES THAT WILL HELP YOU WRITE A SONG IN A WEEK PLUS ADVICE FROM SONGWRITERS SIGNED TO MAJORS (UNIVERSAL) AND COOL INDEPENDENT PUBLISHERS ON HOW YOU CAN GET WHERE THEY ARE.

DO YÒU WANT TO WRITE LYRICS THAT REALLY CONNECT WITH AN AUDIENCE? DO YOU WANT TO LEARN PRO STANDARD SONGWRITING METHODS?

I a an award winning songwriter, lyricist and lyrical consultant working for 5 publishers internationally. After taking my songwriting courses,  students have achieved licensing deals, publishing opportunities, cowrites with established writers and performed at internationally renowned festivals and venues including the Edinburgh Fringe and the Bluebird Cafe, Nashville. Enroll today and become another one of the course's success stories.

'THANK YOU !!

I am touched by your class.

Before I wrote for myself and I had trouble connecting to people. From now on, I understand that we must make them feel our text!.

Ange

'Exactly what I needed to make progress in songwriting. Thanks!'

Halvdan Presthus

'Eve stretched me in uncomfortable places that I probably wouldn't explore on my own. She is easy to follow and answers questions quickly.

Thanks Eve!'

Dorene

'I've been writing for a while with no prior training. I always feel like I'm missing a part of the puzzle. This course has enlightened me and i want to go further.'

Ellen

'Excellent course. Very useful insights and tips from Eve and excellent content and demonstration of the practical use of our learnings.'

Himanshu

As an A&R rep at a music licensing company, I listened to many songs every week. Of those that are nearly there but not quite, it's the lyrics that often pose a problem: lyrics without a story, or too much cliché or no consistent theme. It's a myth that pop lyrics are meaningless. Pro songwriters spend alot of time on lyrics.

In those course you will learn how to craft lyrics like a professional songwriter and what errors to avoid. Specifically, we will look at 

  • Wireframing: constructing a story progression to your lyrics

  • 'Show, Don't Tell': the use of imagery

  • Metaphor

  • Intertextual Writing: taking inspiration from other works of art without ripping them off

  • Using the right language for your song's audience

  • Songforms and understanding the importance of structure

  • Cowriting

The course begins by looking at some very effective lyrics, then asks you to craft your own. There are video and text exercises to complete and you will have a chance to get my feedback on your lyrics or to post them for group feedback which may just help you find cowriters!

Whether you are aiming for  a publishing deal or just starting out in songwriting, this course is for you. For new lyric writers it will set you up with sound principles, and for experienced songwriters it will help break lyrical bad habits. It is open to writers in all musical genres.

Here is an example of the press I've got for my own lyric writing:

'Eve has established herself as an artist of considerable sophistication, recognised for her powerful toplines and moving lyrics.'

-The Musician Magazine

I also hold a Master of Music in Songwriting as well as having written with well established writers (see my bio), so you can trust that the methods I teach are industry recognised. 

Thanks so much for visiting this page. Please enroll now and I can't wait to read/hear your lyrics! You can enroll with confidence because of Udemy's 30 day money back guarantee.

How to Create your Artist Brand

Learn how to Create your own Professional Brand as a Music Composer & Artist.

Created by Mikael Baggström - Music Composer | Sound Designer

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Students: 793, Price: $49.99

Students: 793, Price:  Paid

Welcome and Congratulations!

For choosing to learn, create and implement your own brand. You are going to create one of the most powerful aspects of your own business, your brand. Yes, as a professional composer, you are your own boss, and your own business.

You will Learn

  • How to Create your own Brand - Step by Step

  • 10 Professional Guidelines on Branding

  • Actionable Tips, Tricks and Secrets 

In the end you will be able to

  • Create your own Professional Brand

  • Elevate your Authority and Online Presence 

  • Level up as a Composer from the Power of Branding

Take Action Now

  • Complete this course to Learn how to Create your own Professional Brand

  • Which will be huge for your Composer Career and Business Success.

Complete Course on Baritone Ukulele

Great beginner instrument and perfect instrument if you are interested in learning Guitar

Created by Micah Blake - Creator, Writer, and Speaker

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Students: 751, Price: $94.99

Students: 751, Price:  Paid

Baritone Ukulele is an incredible instrument. It has the wonderful sound of a Ukulele and plays almost exactly like a guitar.

Whether you want a small instrument to learn, or love the sound of the Ukulele, or even if you want to learn the guitar but have small hands the Baritone Ukulele is for you.

  In this class we will learn;

      How to tune your Ukulele

      Finger exercises to work with right away

      How to play chords

       How to play rhythm

       Basic Improvisation

  I think everyone should learn an instrument if they want to and the Baritone Ukulele allows you the ease and portability for anyone. I hope you enjoy this class and enjoy playing your new instrument.

Rock’n’Roll Piano For Beginners

Learn how to get started playing exciting authentic 1950s Rock'n'Roll on the piano

Created by Randy Richter - Guitar Player, Teacher, Specialized in 1950s Rock and Roll

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Students: 749, Price: $39.99

Students: 749, Price:  Paid

Do you want to learn how to play a truly exciting style of music on the piano?

Then this course is just right for you. We will start very slow, so you can follow along easily. Then in a very short time you will be able to accompany classic rock'n'roll songs like "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On".
Then we will show you some variations and in the second section we will start with some basic solo playing. Ath the end of this section you will be able to play your first full 12 bar blues solo.
In the third section you will learn some typical licks and tricks, that will lift your solo playing to another level.

In every section we'll give you a musical theory background in small doses, easy to understand to suggest. Those lesson will enable you to play with more confidence because you will understand how the different scales (major scale, blues scale, country scale) and common chords work. We will also help you to improvise with those scales

In this course you will learn:

  • A Basic Accompanying Pattern For Classic Rock'n'Roll Songs
  • A Second Accompanying Pattern For An Even Stronger Sound
  • The Structure Of A Standard 12 Bar Blues in thre different keys
  • The Major Scale On The Piano and What You Can Do With It
  • The Structure Of The Major Chord, The 6th Chord and The 7th Chord
  • A Magic Chord That Lets You Play A Full Solo Without Even Changing
  • Two Authentic Left Hand Patterns As Driving Force For Your Solo Playing
  • The Structure Of The Blues Scale And How To Use It
  • How A Blueberry Muffin Recipe Can Measure Your Progress
  • Some Great Authentic Must Know Licks For The Right Hand
  • How To Come Up With Your Own Licks
  • The Structure Of The Country Scale And How To Use It
  • How To Accompany A Typical 1950s Ballad

Music Business: How to Make Money from Music

Practical Advice on Real Life Music Income Streams and How to Make Them Work for You

Created by Eve Williams MMus - Signed Singer and Songwriter, 10 years+ Teaching Experience

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Students: 695, Price: $69.99

Students: 695, Price:  Paid

Students say: 

'Eve is a joy to listen to and she's consolidated her knowledge and research in a very practical way that makes me feel like I can go out and follow her advice with visible results. Thanks for this brilliant overview, Eve!'

Dom, Udemy student

'It is definitely very realistic, and upfront. I love the way the instructor addresses herself. She is right on point, professional. She looks very experienced, and I like her vibe! So far, I am enjoying the course very much! '

Waldo Diaz, Udemy student

'So much information for the real world. I will re-listen to many different areas. Excellent course! Thank you!'

Will Lucas, Udemy student

Would you like to earn money from music? Have you been earning money but would like to increase your income from music? Would you like to venture into new music related income streams?

If you would like to make a full time or part time living from music, this is the course for you.

In this course you will learn how to make money from music. This is not as daunting or as complex as it seems: we look at several different income streams which are easily accessible to musicians at any point in their careers, even if you do not yet have a huge following. The lectures are very practical and you will be able to put what you learn into practice quickly.

Have you been feeling frustrated that your dedication to music hasn't been paying off financially?  At last there is practical, actionable information that will help you start seeing the results you want from your music.

After leaving my 'sensible day job' due to a serious health condition, I signed a music publishing contract and have been earning money exclusively from music ever since. Not only have I earned money, I have worked with acclaimed and lovely people, travelled extensively and grown as a person. My music business is also a way of life! Many of me students tell em that they find this course practical and 'real world friendly' because online some other courses on this topic it doesn't require you to have an in depth knowledge of business or relate only to working with massive corporations (although a few of those are in here, too!). If you have never run your own business, all the steps you need to put into place to start making income in a self employed capacity are here.

WORKING A PORTFOLIO

Most pro musicians work a portfolio, meaning they make money from several different sources. In this course you will learn how to make money from several income streams in the music industry for a sustainable music career, including:

  • Live performance

  • Selling CDs and merchandise

  • Session work

  • Teaching

  • Songwriting and music publishing

  • Music Licensing (placing your music in film, TV, games etc)

  • Streaming and selling digital content

This course will help you find the right combination for you of these areas of work to make an income. We also look at practical things such as which organisations to sign up to so you are paid royalties, places to go for professional development and contracts that make sure you are paid fairly.

We will also look at writing a music business plan and building your professional profile. The course includes information on the going rate for specific music industry services and should help you to set up your own small music business.

You will have my personal support as you do so: I love to be asked questions and give feedback on students' music.

My Music Press:

'Eve has established herself as an artist of considerable sophistication, recognised for her powerful toplines and moving lyrics.'

-The Musician Magazine


Named One to Watch Twice by Nashville Songwriters Association

If you are excited to start a new chapter of your musical story, enrol now and I look forward to working with you!

Udemy offers a 30 day money back guarantee so you can buy the course with confidence.

'It's like being with a trusted friend in your own front room - there's no over-the-top promises about becoming a millionaire overnight, just warm, reasoned-out guidance that I've found really helpful.'

Andy Brice, Udemy Student

INCLUDES A SONGWRITING MP3 MINI COURSE AND BONUS VIDEO WITH ADVICE FROM PRO MUSICIANS SIGNED TO UNIVERSAL, GOLDEN GATE AND OUT OF THE WOODS ON HOW THEY DEVELOPED THEIR CAREERS.

How To Ignite Your Music Dreams

Learn how to live your music dreams from the world's #1 Music Coach & take your music career to the next level

Created by Mark Desvaux - Coach, Recording Artist, Author, Entrepreneur

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Students: 690, Price: $99.99

Students: 690, Price:  Paid

Have you been putting off your music dreams for too long? Get ready to be inspired by the world's leading Music Coach.

Welcome to the most important Music Career Course you will ever take, from Warner-signed, best-selling artist, composer, label owner and publisher, and #1 world-ranked Music Life Coach, Mark Desvaux.

Why is it that so many brilliant artists, vocalists, bands, musicians, DJs, composers, producers and songwriters fail to get their career to take off? The secret has nothing to do with their music and everything to do with their mindset. How is your music mindset? How do you visualise music success? Do you have a concrete plan? Are your beliefs about your music helping or hindering you? How do you overcome the fears that stop you taking action?

This course will:

• Give you the mindset of a millionaire musician.

• Teach you how to dream bigger than you ever dared.

• Help you define, plan and create your music vision.

• Show you the shortcuts.

• Teach you essential insider tips to succeed in the Music Business.

• Help you beat your inner saboteur when you hit roadblocks, creative or confidence slumps.

• Give you a big kick up the bassoon to make it happen!

Every technique I reveal is easy to put into action in minutes and tried and tested in my own career. You will start to see instant breakthroughs.

Using these 7 Secrets have personally led me to:

    • Two bestselling albums (Urban Myth Club)

    • Sign a major publishing deal with Warner

    • Mainstream radio airplay

    • Land a theme on Brazil's most popular show (30m viewers nightly)

    • Play major festivals including Glastonbury

    • Royalties from music on TV globally

    • Sign 50+ compilation deals

    • Be released on major labels

    • Start my own record label & publishing company & sign artists

    • Over 1m plays on Spotify

    • Work with a finalist from The Voice (USA)

    • Co-write & produce a Top 30 US artist

When I first started coaching these Secrets to others I saw them replicate this kind of success. My coaching clients now include an artist who has sold 16m records and the mentor of the #1 sensation Ed Sheeran.

*** THIS COURSE PRICE WILL BE INCREASING IN THE FUTURE, SO ENROLL NOW BEFORE THE PRICE GOES UP***

On top of the Udemy 30 day guarantee, you have my promise that you will be inspired and motivated by what you will learn in the this course.

To learn how to apply yourself using my personal "insider" experiences – found in no book or at Julliard or Berklee - get this course now.

Every minute you delay is a minute from living your music dreams… costing you lost royalties, label & publishing deals, album sales and all the unknown opportunities ready to reveal themselves.

Take this course and get inspired into action. Enroll now!

We ArtPlay Piano

Composing and Improvising on the Piano

Created by Jeremy Levine - Founder & Lead Teacher

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Students: 667, Price: Free

Students: 667, Price:  Free

This is the first week only of the 6-week We ArtPlay Piano course on the foundational building blocks essential for musical creation. Rather than learning how to replicate other people's music, we will start composing original music on day 1!

The goal is to gain practical skills and a deeper understanding of music's inner-workings so that you are empowered to create beautiful music, explore endless possibilities, and find joy through musical play. Each video explores a musical concept, and demonstrates clear, step-by-step methods that you can practice to incorporate these concepts into your piano playing.

The full course is available of the We ArtPlay website, and includes over 4 hours of video lessons that you can watch at your own pace to learn the fundamentals of piano composition.

Writing & Recording Your First Rap Song

Learn How To Rap With Simple Step By Step Instructions For Your First Song

Created by Donovon Jenson - Author, Software Engineer, Poet, Rapper

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Students: 660, Price: $34.99

Students: 660, Price:  Paid

I’m going to assume you’re interested in rap music, but you don’t know where to start. What do you need to know to write a rap song? How do you do it? Don’t worry, this course will walk you through, step by step, how to make your own rap song, even if you know nothing at all to begin with. If you’ve ever wanted to make a rap song, this is a great place to start.

If you’ve never written a song before or are a complete beginner, this course is designed for you. I developed it to give you very clear, actionable steps on writing your first song. I’ve even picked out an instrumental that I’ll share with you, and then we’ll walk through each step of creating a song, together.

The course starts with very high level concepts, so you broadly understand how to accomplish your goals, and then we filter those concepts into specific, actionable components. I’ll essentially write a song with you, while providing a framework for you to follow along. You can follow me as closely as you’d like, depending on whether you want flexible freedom or more structured guidance. By the time you’re done with this course, you will have completed your first rap song!

One final thought, if you have any desire to rap, you should take this course. Really. There’s no certain stereotype you need to fit to be able to rap. Anyone is capable of creating a rap song about whatever topic they choose if they have the drive. There are no rules. There are, however, underlying techniques, which influence rap skill. Those techniques can be taught to anyone. Do not let preconceived notions or stereotypes stop you from trying something you’re interested in. Now let’s get started!

Music Marketing and Music Promotion 101: Find Your Audience!

Learn Music Marketing + Music Promotion with Pro Level Branding + Marketing Techniques for Music Artists and Producers

Created by Tomas George - Music Producer, Composer and Audio Engineer

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Students: 594, Price: $99.99

Students: 594, Price:  Paid

Are your music promotion efforts falling flat?

Frustrated that nobody cares?

Then this is the right course for you.

We show you step-by-step how to present yourself online, make valuable connections, and build a REAL following on social media.

Tomas George is a full-time music production instructor and educator

Christopher Carvalho uses these strategies on a daily basis for the artists he represents.

What is this Music Marketing and Music Promotion Course all about?

In this course, you will learn from real-life case studies on how to market and promote your music online.

In this course we'll look at:  

• How to promote your music on Reddit

• Twitter promotion tips

• How to properly format your Instagram page

• How to create a professional Electronic Press Kit (EPK)

• How to set up a Fan Club (Patreon)

• How to sell music on Bandcamp

• How to create custom T-Shirts (Merch)

• How to quickly create amazing social media posts

• Photography essentials

• Case study of a Live Music Video Editing Project

• And much more!

After you have taken this course, you will have a better understanding of how to build your brand, a loyal audience, and more confidently promote yourself and a producer or artist.

Start building your music brand today!

Go ahead and click the enroll button, and we'll see you in lesson 1!

Cheers,

Tomas and Christopher.

Music Business: Learn How to Build a Business Making Music

Learn to have a music career by doing what music business pros do to fund bands, solo artists, and other music projects

Created by Pippin Jag - Instructor, Songwriter, Guitarist, Producer in Los Angeles

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Students: 464, Price: $74.99

Students: 464, Price:  Paid

Learn how to build a profitable business with your music! Learn the various options used by industry pros to fund music projects.  Don't put off a career in the music industry any longer!  Enroll Now!  Course Updated - March 23, 2020

Develop the Knowledge Needed to Build Your Music Business and Make Money in the Music Industry.

  • Learn how to fund your band, your act, or any music project

  • Learn how to build an audience

  • Learn how to get sponsorship for your band or venue

  • Learn how Kick-Starter can boost your earnings


Content and Overview

This music business course is unique, because in it, most importantly, you'll learn the basic methods that industry pros use to create profitable music acts. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned veteran, you'll learn new ideas on how to work in the music business and make a living.

First, we'll explore the aspect of sponsorship. You'll learn why it's so important and how it works.  You'll also learn new concepts that will help you keep your band or project constantly running and consistently making profits.

Then, you'll learn about one of the most crucial components of the music industry - copyright law. You'll gain a better understanding of current copyright law and also the history of copyrights. 

After that, we'll discuss the album release cycle and new formulas relating to its evolution.  You'll learn how critical it is to connect with your audience through available social channels.


By the End of the Course You Will Be Able To:

  • understand the various methods of funding musical projects

  • understand sponsorship and how it can help any musical act

  • understand how using Kick-Starter can help your project

  • use your knowledge of copyright law to attain your musical goals

  • understand new approaches to the album release cycle

LEARN HOW TO DJ – LEARN EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW, FAST!

Learn everything you need to know about DJing. From nothing at all, to EVERYTHING you would need to do your first gig!

Created by Philip Harris - Instructor

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Students: 454, Price: $34.99

Students: 454, Price:  Paid

This LEARN HOW TO DJ COURSE does exactly what is says. It will take you from not knowing anything about DJing, all the way up to knowing everything you would need to do your first DJ gig!

Everything is this course is explain in a simple and easy to understand way!

If you have just got your first set of DJ decks and plugged them in and don't know where to start, I can teach you all the basics right up to advanced beat matching and perfect blending.

BENEFITS OF THE COURSE

  • Simple, easy to understand and follow

  • Learn the basics of ANY DJ software

  • Learn what every single knob on the DJ decks does and when you would use them

  • Learn how to beat match

  • Learn how to mix songs that are different speed

  • Learn how to mix different genres of music

  • Learn how to do emergency mixes for when you are DJing live!

  • The course also includes 2 "beat tracks" to help you get your head around beat matching and learning how to beat match different tempo tracks.

WHO AM I?

I am a YouTuber called Phil Harris. If you go to YouTube and type in "Phil Harris DJ", you will find me at the top. I have a channel which gets millions of view each month helping people to DJ and make dance music.

I help millions of people to learn DJing and dance music and now my courses are on Udemy for everyone to enjoy!

ULTIMATE PIONEER DJ COURSE PART 1 of 2: Pioneer CDJ Course

The perfect course for those that would like to learn the art of DJing.

Created by Costas Papa - Ableton Certified Trainer

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Students: 446, Price: $109.99

Students: 446, Price:  Paid

The content is specifically prepared and structured to give you the fundamentals beyond the knowledge, experience, confidence, understanding, and the ability to DJ.

This is a traditional hardware course, where attendees will develop, hone, and master their skills on the industry-standard Pioneer CDJ setup. We got the latest installation from our education partners at Pioneer 2 X CDJ2000NXS2 and a 1 X DJM900NS2.

These sessions are highly practical and are heavily focused on the hardware, and developing the skill-set required to qualify as a DJ.

By the end of these sessions, you will be able to gain a better understanding of the art itself. Be comfortable using an industry-standard hardware DJ setup. Ideally, all attendees will be able to mix songs of their choice and develop their musical repertoire.

The first session will get you familiar with the industry DJ setups found in radio stations, night venues, and festivals. You will dive into the mindset and thought process of a DJ, learn to cue, count, and mix in and out with levels. Yes, the challenge is to get you to DJ within the first session.

In the second session we break down the technicalities of setting up the gear and making sure all operations are functional, we review and develop our mixing principles and explore more features on the CDJs and Mixer to enable us to create a smoother transitional mix, with EQs. We cover the fundamental use of the Rekordbox playlist creation tool.

In the 3rd session, we talk about different types of DJs and different aspects and assets that all DJs should consider when playing out. We explore phase and beat features as well we enter the world of FX on the mixer to enhance our mixes and introduce a creative touch to our performance. We explore some new features on Rekordbox software to help us with our music performance.

In the last session, we reflect back on the last sessions and cement all learning outcomes. You will then perform a 30 minute recorded set that you get to walk away with. Expect to continue and complete your journey and enter the second level of the Ultimate DJ course.

Looking forward to hearing your creative expressions.

Costas Papa

Audio Engineering: All About EQ

learn all you need to efficiently use EQ in recording and mixing

Created by Christopher "Czar" Smith - Independent Audio Engineer

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Students: 426, Price: $49.99

Students: 426, Price:  Paid

EQ is one of the two most commonly used signal processing tools audio engineers use everyday, the other being a compressor. EQ is very powerful because allows to alter the frequency of a track, instrument, or vocal. Anyone interested in learning more about EQ should subscribe to this course. In this course I start with learning frequencies. Its incredible how some engineers can pinpoint problem frequencies. I will show my approach for learning frequencies when you hear them. After a lot of practice you will be grabbing an EQ and adjusting problem frequencies with confidence.

You will also learn the difference in parametric and semi parametric EQ's. Also I go over fixed frequency eq's. Knowing the difference between these will help you know which ones to reach for and when. EQ curves can take on many different settings with its different shapes of curves. In this course I go over the different settings listed below.

    • High pass filter/ Low cut
    • Low pass filter/ High cut
    • peaking
    • Low shelf
    • High shelf
    • Band pass

The way an EQ boost and cuts can have unique shape of its own. In this course I go over the following curve types.

    • Asymmetrical
    • Symmetrical
    • Proportional
    • Tilt
    • Baxandall

I also cover the different EQ types such as a dynamic EQ. I will go over how to use a Pultec style EQ. This the most awkward EQ's you will come across because of its unique design and labeling. After the learning how to use a pultec eq and hearing what it can do its no surprise why this type of EQ in heavily emulated as plugins and recreated as hardware. In course I will go over my approach for Eq'ing a vocal. Vocals can one of the hardest things to eq because every vocal is different. Prepare to spend more than an hour with me as I tech you all about EQ.

History of Rock Music I – From the Early Blues to the 1960s

Appraise rock music through the perspectives of music history, music theory, music composition, and music genre.

Created by Vasilis Kallis - University Professor of Music Theory, Guitarist & Composer

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Students: 399, Price: $59.99

Students: 399, Price:  Paid

How is Pink Floyd differentiated from The Rolling Stones? Why is Jimi Hendrix considered as an immensely influential rock guitarist? What is the role of the social and political aspects in the San Francisco Hippies movement and the emergence of psychedelic rock?  

These are questions that can entail intriguing answers. The consideration of multiple narratives - style and stylistic influence, the social, political, and economic axes, etc. - against the musical timeline is essential to the thorough understanding and appraisal of the history of rock music. This is the approach I follow for the last 6 years in my university courses. It has proven very successful, and I see no reason not to apply it here as well!

In this course we will survey the history of rock music, from its roots (the blues) to the exciting rock genres of the 1960s, with a focus on: 

  • the various rock genres, sub-genres and styles

  • the artists that played a role in the arrival and evolution of rock music

  • the stylistic and other characteristics of each rock genre and sub-genre and the relationship between them

  • the role of the economic, political, and social parameters in the shaping of rock music

The course is arranged in 11 sections as follows: 

  1. Introduction & Overview 

    • Appraising a subject historically

    • Preliminary technical information - addressing essential musical parameters such as melody, harmony, rhythm, genre. form, and style

  2. The Blues

    • Country (Delta) blues

    • City (electric) blues

  3. Country & Western Music

    • C & W sub-genres (i.e., bluegrass and 'honky-tonk') and their impact on the 1950s rock & roll 

  4. Rock & Roll

    • Mainstream 1950s rock (Rock & Roll) 

    • Rockabilly

    • 1950s pop

  5. Blues-Based Rock

    • London in the early 1960s - fascination with the Blues and the creation of blues-based rock

    • The transformation of the blues into rock

    • The guitarist as a rock hero

  6. The Beatles

    • The role of the Fabulous Four in the formation of rock music in the 1960s

    • The 'British Invasion'

  7. Folk Rock

    • 'Purity' and sensitivity - music as reflection of social ideals

    • Integration of the sensitivity of rock music with the energy and drive of a rhythm section comprised of electric instruments

  8. Surf Rock

    • Surf rock within the context of the surf culture in California during the early1960s 

  9. Psychedelic Rock - The San Francisco & the Hippies Movement

    • San Francisco and the Hippies Movement

    • The social and political context in the 1960s and its affect on rock music

    • Woodstock Music Festival

  10. A Quest for Sophistication - Art Rock

    • Infusing rock music with Western-European musical features

    • Electronically generated sounds; musical complexity

  11. Conclusion

    • Wrapping up the course

    • References to resources for further study

audio engineering: All About Compression

learn everything about compression from different types of compressors to different compression techniques.

Created by Christopher "Czar" Smith - Independent Audio Engineer

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Students: 379, Price: $74.99

Students: 379, Price:  Paid

Ready to take your compression skills to the next level? In my All About Compression course I move on to more advanced information about compression. I will go over advanced compressor controls such as mix, knee, and side chain. If you've taken my basics of compression course then consider this course the next step to continue learning about compression. In All About Compression I will cover the different types of compressors, different kinds of compressors, uses for different type of compressors, classic compressors and how to use them, and much more. I also go over different compressor techniques and examples of use. This course will expand your capabilities with a compressor and introduce you to new ways of how to use them. I've been engineering for over 15 years now, and in that time I've gotten to use a lot of different compressors. And I've gotten to know some compressors very well. The more you use and learn about compressors the more the confident you will become in using them. And this course should help boost that confidence. Because all compressors are different it can be difficult to find the right compressor the job. I will go over my approach to choosing a compressor for a track. Anyone taking this course should have a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) with a compressor plugin so they can go over and practice these techniques. The DAW being used in this course Presonus Studio One. However the DAW you use is not important, as all DAW's will come with a compressor. By sharing some of my knowledge of 15 plus years in audio this course will teach you the following:

  • Different compressor types
  • compression techniques
  • Multi band compression
  • De-essing and how to set a de-esser
  • choosing the right compressor
  • parallel compression
  • serial compression
  • side chain compression
  • using automation with compression
  • how to set a compressor for general compression
  • how to set a compressor for mix bus compression
  • classic comperssors and how to use them

Learn the Music Business and explode your music career!

Learn from over 15 top music professionals

Created by Terry Moorer - over 30 years experince in the music industry.

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Students: 341, Price: $49.99

Students: 341, Price:  Paid

****updated February 2016

Are
you lost when it comes to your music career? Do you have the
creative side down but lack any knowledge about the business? Do you
know how to find the photographer or manager? Its called the music
business for a reason and most independent artists, producers,
songwriters and muscians are constantly caught up in bogus deals or
meeting the wrong people because of not understanding the business
aspect.

Learn
the Music Business is an educational online course that teaches
music artists about the music industry and more importantly how to
save money in the music industry.
How to avoid the common mistakes that most artists make, how to  get
ripped off by a shady manager, tips on how to get airplay, sell more
music and create the right image for your career. This course will
help level the playing field by making dreams come true for unsigned
artists, songwriters, producers and musicians. Connect the dotsby
giving each student access to industry leaders that can help you get
the exposure you need.

I am a music industry expert with over 30 years experience in
marketing, publicity and branding. In the past, I've worked with
Will Smilth, Queen Latifah, MTV, Atlantic Records, NBA entertainment,
Rosie Perez, NBA Kenny Smith, Sean Combs, MC Lyte, veteran jazz
artist Bob Baldwin and many others. Learn the Music Business is a
video collection of advice from a few of my close friends in the
music industry. You will be learning from a team of people including
celebrity photographers, celebrity publicists, entertainment lawyers,
radio DJs, record executives, celebrity stylists, celebrity fitness
trainers and veteran managers. The independent music artists who
wants to understand the business aspect from multiple sources
instead of one person. 

****I am so happy with this course, and so confident that you will learn something new about the music industry that will help your career I will offer a 30 day guarantee.**************