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what are the step you take to become a producer and what schools should i look at

Asked Boston, Massachusetts

im a senior in high school and i love and grow up on music and i really like make beats and more #music #producer

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Michelle Jubilee’s Answer

Updated Burlingame, California

check out the courses available on Lynda.com and start learning all about mixing, producing, arranging fro $25/month...excellent course. Create a good-quality at-home studio with a reliable computer, DAW (digital audio workstation...i.e Pro Tools, Logic, etc), and some good plug-ins so that you have options for great sounds etc...sTart creating your own catalog of beats AND Instrumental tracks...Learn how instrumentation adds to the meat of a song. So far, some of the most consistently successful producers and musicians I've met are all graduates of Berklee School of Music. I'd check them out. I'm also a huge fan of my undergrad school UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI - great school, campus, excellent teachers, and a great connection for when you graduate. Also good is Full Sail College in Florida. You don't need a degree to become a kickass producer, but learning the ins and outs of the business by taking some official music course as well as music business courses will help.

Your tenacity, determination, and dedication to constantly building your craft is what will make you great...don't just go for "making beats" and think the simpler path will grant you success...it rarely works that way... Work smart, love and build your craft every single day, and start making your service available to build your experience.

Good luck!

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Playwright & Author’s Answer

Updated New York, New York

You can go to the free cable station in your city and take course to be a certified producer. You have to pay a little for the course. Then your on your way.

Nicholas’s Answer

Updated New York, New York

Being a music "producer", or becoming involved in any level of professional production is an incredible experience. In the music industry, the best tools to accomplish this are simple... a strong working knowledge of music theory and music history, combined with the confidence and style to hear things, and know why they work well , but also what can make them better. Being a music producer means that you can listen to absolutely anything and know what was done (meaning what sounds, instruments, processors, or machines were used) in order to create the perfect balance of musicianship and engineering. it requires the musical confidence to gain the trust of the artist so that your creative input is used and appreciated. A great place to check out is called Full Sail University. it's in Florida, and they offer some of the best programs in the country for audio engineering, game design, film, and other focuses as well. It's where I went, and it created many opportunities I wouldn't have had before I graduated