-Larrance “Rance” Dopson, co-founder of 1500 Sound Academy.
Roland Future of Music Scholarship awards students $1,000 towards the 1500 Sound Academy Music & Fundamentals Program or On-Demand Online Music Courses.
MUSIC PRODUCTION Covers the foundations of digital music production including drum sequencing, music theory for producers, and studio etiquette. Production is taught in Ableton Live period.
SONGWRITING Covers lyric and melody writing, song structure, and song analysis. More advanced aspects of music theory are also discussed.
MixingCovers the fundamentals of music mixing including balancing levels, vocal production and creating space, as well as current mix delivery requirements. Mixing is taught in Pro Tools.
ENGINEERING Covers vocal recording techniques, digital audio fundamentals and recording templates. Engineering is taught in Pro Tools.
MUSIC BUSINESS Covers the foundations of managing a music career including publishing, copyright, contracts and taxes.
ARTIST Branding Covers branding, marketing, song distribution and online presence for music artists, producers and other industry professionals.