Music Production / Songwriting & Producing

With Gold-Award-Winning music producer Ulf Weidmann

Music Production - Songwriting & Producing - Online Course with Ulf Weidmann

Start date Please let me know as soon as the course is available in English.
Course duration 3 months, web-based course
Time required approx. 10 - 15 hours per month
Certified Graduation Songwriting & Producing Certification
Course fee 149 Euro incl. VAT per month


Ulf Weidmann - Musical director, producer and composer

Ulf Weidmann   

Musical director, producer and composer
(Berklee College of Music, Boston/USA, Diploma: Magna Cum Laude)

• 2 Gold Awards, 2005
• 2 Grimme-Preis Nominations for TV productions
• 1 Award for a TV documentation

Ulf Weidmann works as a musical director, producer and composer for artists like five-time Grammy Award-winner and Oscar-winner Christopher Cross (Ride Like The Wind), Percy Sledge (When a Man Loves a Woman), Dan McCafferty (lead singer of Nazareth), Paula Cole, John Miles jun., Rüdiger Baldauf (German TV-show »TV Total«), German singer Michelle as well as for clients from television, marketing and the film industry (Walt Disney).


• Grammy Award-winner Percy Sledge (When a Man Loves a Woman):
»One of the best Musical Directors I've ever worked with.«

• Oscar-winner Christopher Cross (Ride Like The Wind):
»The captain of the ship, a true artist and one of the best keyboard players I ever played with.«




Music Production - Songwriting & Producing - Online Course with Ulf Weidmann

Course overview Using sound files (drums, base, keys, vocals) as well as specially designed training material, music producer Ulf Weidmann provides students with essential tools and skills for successful home and made-to-order productions.
Course content • Artistic and commercial design of your own music productions
• Musical stylistics and the artist’s image
• Booking (studios, musicians and singers)
• Vocal recording
• Planning a music arrangement
• Harmony, rhythm, melody
• Musical instruments and their fields of use
• Basics of music theory
• Composition, arrangement and production of titles
• GEMA (German society for musical performing & mechanical reproduction rights)
• GVL (German collecting society for performance rights)
Prerequisites • Experience in using your own audio software
• Basic knowledge of scales/keys

Suitable for Active songwriters, musicians and producers (hobby, semi-professional & professional) who want to learn song writing and musical arrangement on the basis of professional samples and to realize their own song projects on a professional level.

Everyone who wants professional feedback, tips and suggestions on their own songs from experienced music producers.

Note: This course focuses on practical song writing and independent song arrangement.

Hardware requirements Computer (PC/MAC) with internet access, speakers, audio software
Software requirements Software like Steinberg Cubase/Nuendo, Apple Logic, Cakewalk Sonar, Digidesign Pro Tools, Ableton Live, MOTU Digital Performer, Magix Samplitude, Sony Acid.
Educational Software If you still need to purchase audio software, as a student of Audiocation you can benefit from a reduction of up to 50% on various sound software products. Further information can be found under software.
Career Options Music Producer, Songwriter