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 Course Overview - 1500 Sound Academy


Our On-Campus and Live Online Courses

Are you interested in learning how to become a musician, producer, songwriter, or industry professional? 1500 Sound Academy offers six world-class courses that teach you everything you need to know to start a successful career in the music industry. You’re welcome to take classes individually, but we recommend signing up for all six courses for a comprehensive education.

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Music Production

Our Music Production class teaches the techniques, terminology, and concepts needed to bring your sound to life. The class covers a broad range of topics, from drum programming and bass lines to software and sound design.

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In our Engineering Course, you’ll learn how to record using a digital audio workstation (DAW). Experienced instructors will teach you the ins and outs of live recording, including how to shape your sound with EQ, compression, filters, and more. You’ll discover how to nail the perfect vocal sound, set up your gear, create fluid arrangements, and so much more.

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To become a musician, you need to know how to write a song. In addition to covering core concepts like melody and rhythm, you’ll learn critical skills, such as studio etiquette and co-writing. This class teaches you the fundamentals of songwriting.

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Developing the ability to mix well is a huge part of learning how to become a musician. So many incredible songs go unnoticed because of poor mixes. Our mixing class helps you develop your ear and utilize a variety of tools to bring your vision to life. Refine your ear and learn essential techniques to make your work pop.

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Music Business

The music industry is difficult to navigate, to say the least! As you begin to carve out a career, you can’t afford to overlook the business side. A lot goes on behind the scenes, and you need to know how to turn that to your advantage. This class gives you the essential knowledge that allows you to pursue a lucrative career with absolute confidence.

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Artist Branding

Countless artists never get their time in the spotlight because they don’t know how to brand themselves. This course teaches you everything you’ll need to know to reach your audience and grow your fanbase. From booking and promoting tours to finding a visual identity, this class teaches you how to become a musician and artist that people will remember.

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Our Live Online Program lets you interact with accomplished instructors in real-time. We also offer On-Demand courses for people who wish to learn at their own pace. Enroll now to learn how to turn your dreams into a career.

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