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How To Make A Record

The Start-To-Finish Guide to Successfully Write, Record, Produce and Market Your Album Like A Pro
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 43m
Language: English
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This start-to-finish guide will take you step by step into the process of conceiving, writing, scheduling, recording, producing, and promoting your record. Cheryl keeps it real, tells it to you straight, and uses a no-nonsense, slow and steady approach to covering every nook and cranny of making your own CD, all in under 1.5 hours of video lectures and with two super duper valuable reference PDFs.
Examples, links, and actionable items will keep you motivated and headed in the right direction.

Topics covered include: choosing songs, booking musicians, raising money, scheduling with the studio, recording instruments and vocals, working in the mix, mastering, production and pitching your record to licensing companies.
• Take this course if you’ve always thought you could make your own record but don’t know where to start, how to do it, or if it was even possible to do on your own.
• Take this course even if you have produced records in the past to see a new perspective and see where you can tighten up your process to save you time and money (and create a great product).
• Take this course if you are helping other artists follow their dreams and become their hero.

You will learn

✓ You will be able to produce a record, from start to finish.
✓ You will know THE key to launching a successful fan-funding campaign AND you will explore other ways to fund your record.
✓ You will build a team around the release of your record.
✓ You will have utilized your studio time!
✓ You will learn the most VALUABLE gift a fan can give you, and how to make the most of this gift!
✓ You will know what steps to take to protect your songs by registering them in the appropriate places.
✓ You will learn how important (and easy) it is to get your music found on platforms like YouTube.
✓ You will learn how to pitch to licensing companies.
✓ You will have a ONE-PAGE checklist that includes everything you need to think about during this process.
✓ You will have, at your fingertips, links to resources every songwriter and artist should have bookmarked! All in one page!


• A love of songs
• A desire (whether faint, strong, or already in the process) to make and release your own music

This course is for

• Artists
• Singer-songwriters
• Record Labels
• Musicians

How much does the How To Make A Record course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $14.99. And currently there is a 70% discount on the original price of the course, which was $19.99. So you save $5 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $15.1 of 24 Music Recording courses. So this course is 1% cheaper than the average Music Recording course on Udemy.

Does the How To Make A Record course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, How To Make A Record has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the How To Make A Record course, but there is a $5 discount from the original price ($19.99). So the current price is just $14.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Cheryl B. Engelhardt a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Cheryl B. Engelhardt has created 3 courses that got 159 reviews which are generally positive. Cheryl B. Engelhardt has taught 3,997 students and received a 3.9 average review out of 159 reviews. Depending on the information available, Cheryl B. Engelhardt is a TRUSTED instructor.
Music Biz & Branding Consultant | Composer | Songwriter
Cheryl is founder of CBE Music, a music creation and sonic branding firm, and has produced her own piano pop records, toured around the globe and has had dozens of TV placements. Passionate about supporting musicians, Cheryl hosts popular workshops, video trainings and other valuable resources on her website In The Key Of Success.
Cheryl makes her living as a music creator who shares her processes. She got her start working as a recording studio tech, then assistant and music supervisor and ultimately a composer at a premier New York City jingle house. Cheryl has written music for dozens of films, nationally-airing commercials and web content. She has spoken about the music business, sonic branding, and creating a creative career at SXSW and music conferences around the nation.
A graduate of Cornell University, Cheryl has self-produced three piano-pop records, songs from which have appeared on MTV’s “The Real World”, ABC’s “All My Children”, Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance”, ABC’s “Jane By Design”, and many more. She has toured both solo and with her band through the USA and Europe, appearing on the bill with Seal, Elvis Costello and Jason Mraz, and performing on the FOX Morning Show. Cheryl splits her time between New York City, The Hudson Valley, and France.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 43m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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