Roland Future of Music Scholarship – 1500 Sound Academy
We created 1500 Sound Academy with the goal to give back to our community, We are thrilled to help young musicians fulfill their dreams.

-Larrance “Rance” Dopson, co-founder of 1500 Sound Academy.

ROLAND FUTURE OF MUSIC $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP

Roland Future of Music Scholarship awards students $1,000 towards the 1500 Sound Academy Music & Fundamentals Program or On-Demand Online Music Courses.

  • On-Campus Music & Fundamentals 6 Course Program
  • Live Online Music & Fundamentals 6 Course Program
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Course Overview

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.

Mixing
Covers 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.