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Diploma In Music Production

The Diploma in Music Production is an intensive 6-month program that encompasses music theory, composition, recording, mixing, and a range of essential skills for aspiring music producers.

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Last date of submitting applications: 19th Jul'24

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This course is recognized by the National Skill Development Corporation, a PPP under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship of the Government of India.

DURATION
6 Months
EFFORT
06:00 hours per week
FORMAT
Recorded / Virtual Classes
CATEGORY
Performing Arts
LANGUAGE
English

Diploma in Music Production Course Insights

In the new-age music production scenario where the home studios are the new venues for creating the catchiest melodies instead of massive music studios, we will equip you with all the techniques required to create your first musical composition.

So, let the world groove to the freshest melodies created by you under the guidance of the best in the industry from the comfort of your home with a minimal setup.

  • Diploma in Music Production Course Highlights
      • Duration- 6 Months
      • Live Virtual Classes
      • Learn From Industry Experts
      • Learn from 450+ Recorded Video Lectures
      • 12 Exclusive Downloadable Content / E-Workbooks
      • Live Doubt-clearing Sessions
      • Earn Prestigious AAFT Alumni Status
      • Placement Assistance
      • E-Certification
      • Extensive Practical Learning Projects
  • What you will learn in Diploma in Music Production Course
    • The objective of the course is to explain every aspect of Music Production, from the very basics to the stage of creation of your first melody. You will learn concepts like

      • Fundamentals of Audio
      • The Music Theory Fundamentals 
      • Song Recording Techniques 
      • The DAWs used for Music Production 
      • Mono and Multi-Track Recordings
      • Cleaning Up the Project
      • Working on Midi and Synths
      • Mixing and Mastering Techniques
      • Pitching Your Music to the Industry Stakeholders
      • Promoting Your Music and Understanding the market of Music 
  • Pre- Requisites for Diploma in Music Production
    • Before you begin, there are certain prerequisites that you need to have

      • Deep Passion for Music
      • Basic Understanding of Music Theory
      • Trial Version of Cubase
      • Free Soft Synths VST Plugins 
      • A virtual or physical keyboard to understand the music concepts 

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After completing the course, you can explore a multitude of careers in the field of music composition like

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Jumpstarting your Music Production Career

Step into the spotlight and unleash your creative prowess! Harness your passion for music and create unforgettable beats that resonate with the world. We ensure that by providing placement assistance, we will help our students realize their full potential. You'll have an opportunity to take part in one-of-a-kind placement drives. Embrace the Rhythm and let your career soar!
Career Mapping & Career Counseling
Resume Building & Review Sessions
Soft Skills & Personality Development
Interview Enhancement & Training Sessions
Expert Mentoring
Placement Drive

Learn from Grammy® Award Winners

Experience unparalleled mentorship in our Music Production course with tutors who are not just educators but industry legends. With Grammy® Award winners Ricky Kej and Nikkhil Beri, alongside the accomplished Sashank Navaladi, our program offers you direct access to world-class expertise. Benefit from their extensive knowledge, innovative techniques, and real-world insights. Learning directly from these acclaimed professionals will elevate your skills, inspire your creativity, and provide you with a unique edge in the competitive music industry. Join us and transform your passion for music into professional excellence.

Practical Learnings

Our Music Production course immerses you in the art and science of audio production through a series of dynamic, hands-on projects. Each project is meticulously designed to hone your skills, provide real-world experience, and deepen your understanding of essential concepts. Explore the projects to discover new techniques and transform your creative vision into professional-quality music.

Preamp Operations and Session Setup

Preamp operations, preparing the project, session setup, I/O setup.

Metering and Gain Staging

Metering in DAW, gain staging, DBFS, headroom.

Recording Techniques

Recording signals in DAW, basic editing (cut, paste, fades, cleanup), sonic differences between mics, phase.

Microphone Mastery

How and where to place the mics based on source, XY, ORTF, AB techniques, microphone placement, proximity effect, microphone choice, placement & technique.

Multi-Mic Setup for Drums

Components and timbre of a drumkit, recording with single, 2, 4, 8, and 14 mics.

Instrument Recording

Recording tabla, dholak, flute, sarangi, sitar, harmonium, and different configurations of drum kits.

Advanced Editing and Comping

Advanced editing techniques, quantization, vocal tuning, comping.

Mixing Fundamentals

Understanding the mixer in your DAW, inserts, aux/effects, groups, fader balance, panning.

Advanced EQ and Compression Techniques

Frequency selection, Q factor, gains, filters, slope of filters, compression on different sources (vocals, drums, guitars, bass), multiband compression, using MB compression.

Effects and Mastering

Use of saturation, clipping, stereo delay, Ping-Pong delay, tape delay, EQ, compression, stereo widening, limiting for commercial levels.

Practical Learnings

Our Music Production course immerses you in the art and science of audio production through a series of dynamic, hands-on projects. Each project is meticulously designed to hone your skills, provide real-world experience, and deepen your understanding of essential concepts. Explore the projects to discover new techniques and transform your creative vision into professional-quality music.

NSDC Certificate

This course is recognized by the National Skill Development Corporation, a PPP under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship of the Government of India. You will receive a certificate co-branded by NSDC and Skill India on successful completion.

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How it works
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Apply for a Diploma in Music Production by filling in a simple online application form

Interview Process

If the application is shortlisted, go through a screening call with the Admission Director's office.

Join the program

An offer letter would be rolled out to the selected few candidates for the online Diploma in Music Production course. Secure your seat by paying the admission fee.

Upcoming Diploma in Music Production Course Application Deadline: 19th Jul'24

Our Admissions will close once the requisite number of learners enroll for the upcoming batch. Apply early to secure your seat.

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Batch Commencement: 10th August, 2024

Diploma in Music Production Course Synopsis

Unlock the secrets of music production excellence through our comprehensive curriculum, covering essential skills like music theory, composition, advanced sound production, and more. Know about the course syllabus in brief below:

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Learner Testimonials

  • The modules are specially designed to understand music production and theory from basics, which helped me to learn melodies quickly and effectively. The mentors are very cooperative and helped me whenever I hit a wall, during and after my course. I would like to thank AAFT for gifting an Audio Interface and DAW which helped us get going from the very start of the Course.

    Dipanjan Dey

    Student
  • Even though I am from the music industry and have an experience of about 20+ years, I decided to give myself one more chance to develop my skills and knowledge for music. I am glad that I chose AAFT Online Music Production Diploma Program where the things related to music and almost every other topic of this course gave me a new horizon and made me get the best of the knowledge.

    Vimal Kumar

    Student
  • I really enjoyed learning at AAFT University's Online Program. Especially our mentors. The way they teach is never going to get boring and will never let you distract from your goal. And they never miss creating excitement on every topic. And AAFT Online really delivers more than they promise. Special thanks to Ricky Kej for designing this wonderful course for us and for the upcoming musicians.

    Rahul Kashyap

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Know our Music Production Experts

The Experts at AAFT Online bring a blend of professional experience and academic expertise to provide you with the right skills to become a market ready professional.

Ricky Kej - Indian Music Composer

Ricky Kej

Internationally Renowned Indian Music Composer Grammy® Award Winner I US Billboard #1 artist I GQ Hero 2020

Ricky Kej is an internationally renowned Indian Music Composer and Environmentalist. He has performed at prestigious venues in over 30 countries, including the UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva. Ricky has won over 100 music awards in 20 countries. He serves as the UNESCO MGIEP “Global Ambassador for Kindness”, UNCCD “Land Ambassador”, UNICEF “Celebrity Supporter,” & Ambassador for “Earth Day Network”. His vast repertoire of work includes 16 studio albums released internationally, over 3500 commercials and 4 feature films, including the natural history documentary ‘Wild Karnataka’ narrated by Sir David Attenborough.

Nilotpal - Music producer

Nikkhil Beri

Music Producer & Mix Engineer Grammy Award-winning mixer and engineer

Nikkhil Beri is an established audio professional based in Delhi with a career spanning since 2006. He has collaborated with renowned artists like Rabbi Shergill, Palash Sen (Euphoria), Shubha Mudgal, and Lucky Ali. As a live sound engineer since 2012, Nikkhil has managed numerous shows from rock concerts to classical performances. With extensive experience in recording live instruments, production, mixing, and mastering, he excels in all aspects. Additionally, as a skilled keyboardist and pianist, he brings a strong sense of pitch and timing to his work.

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Sashank Navaladi

Music Composer

Sashank Navaladi is a versatile composer for film and television, splitting his time between Delhi and Los Angeles. A distinguished graduate of Berklee College of Music, Sashank's compositions have graced prime time television shows including NBC's Making It, CBS's Total Knockout, Temptation Island, and Epic Channel's Time Machine. As a skilled keyboardist and Sarod player, he has collaborated with music legends such as A.R. Rahman, Beck, Chris Martin, Ali Sethi, Shankar Mahadevan, Shivamani, Ranjit Barot, and Prasanna. His composition Arz-E-Niyaz was featured on the Berklee Indian Ensemble's GRAMMY-nominated debut album Shuruaat in 2023. Currently, Sashank contributes to AAFT Online as a music educator.

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Avigyan Banerjee

Music Producer

Avigyan is an avid listener. Being introduced to the world of sound and music at an early age has paved the way for him to work on projects across various fields ranging from films, advertisements, documentaries, live gigs, game audio integration and sound design to teaching, meditation albums for therapy and reiki. His journey has seen him collaborate with 4 times Emmy nominated producer Roger Adler (Gearwire) and till present day organizing live gigs featuring the best electronic artists of the Country and creating a place for new and upcoming talents.

Diploma in Music Production Course Fees
INR 1,20,000
EMI options available
Diploma in Music Production Course FAQs
  • Q1. What is the duration of the course?
    • The duration of music production courses offered by AAFT Online is 6 months. In these 6 months, you will be equipped with all the techniques required to create your first musical compositions. In just a span of 6 months, students will learn the following:

      1. Fundamentals of Audio
      2. The Music Theory Fundamentals 
      3. Song Recording Techniques 
      4. The DAWs used for Music Production 
      5. Mono and Multi-Track Recordings
      6. Cleaning Up the Project
      7. Working on Midi and Synths
      8. Mixing and Mastering Techniques
      9. Pitching Your Music to the Industry Stakeholders
      10. Promoting Your Music and Understanding the market of Music.

  • Q2. What is the minimum qualification required for the course?
    • At AAFT Online there is no minimum qualification required for enrolling in a music production course. In the new age music production scenarios music is developed at home studios instead of massive music studios. Hence, at AAFT Online we believe that if a candidate is passionate and is willing to make a career in music then nothing can stop him. However, there are certain prerequisites that a student should have which are:

      1. Deep Passion for Music
      2. Basic Understanding of Music Theory
      3. Trial Version of Cubase
      4. Free Soft Synths VST Plugins 
      5. A virtual or physical keyboard to understand the music concepts.

      For more information about the course, you can visit AAFT Online or download the course brochure.

  • Q3. Is a Diploma in Music Production worth it?
    • The Indian music industry was valued at around 15 billion Indian rupees in 2020 and is estimated to reach 23 billion rupees in 2023. This indicates that the music industry is growing rapidly and if you really want to make a successful career in music, enrolling in music production training courses is worth an investment. You will gain in-depth knowledge about the music industry's various technical and artistic aspects which will help you kick-start your career.

      For more information you can contact us via email or phone, the contact details are mentioned below:

      Email – admissions@aaftonline.com

      Contact - 08068975580

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