Spotify tests courses in Songwriting, Production, Performing Live & more

Spotify is testing the addition of video-based courses from BBC Maestro, PLAYvirtuoso, Skillshare, Thinkific, and others. Lessons in songwriting, music production, overcoming live performance anxiety, and more can be found alongside how-to’s on entrepreneurship, photography, and productivity.

The courses cover a variety of topics categorized into four main themes: making music, getting creative, learning business, and healthy living.

During this test, U.K. Free and Premium users can trial at least two lessons per course for free before purchasing additional lessons.

Here are the content partners during the test:

  • BBC Maestro creates content to educate and inspire people to explore their creativity. Through prerecorded lessons and detailed course notes, anyone can learn a wide range of disciplines and follow in the footsteps of experts respected all over the world. www.bbcmaestro.com
  • PLAYvirtuoso is transforming modern music learning through artist-led courses, mentoring, and structured curriculums. PLAYvirtuoso develops artists to become inspirational educators and empower young creatives with real skills and outcomes. www.playvirtuoso.com
  • Skillshare is an online learning community where millions of creatives go to develop and deepen their skills. Watch thousands of creative classes in topics including design, freelance, 3D animation, entrepreneurship, photography, productivity, and more. Join today at https://join.skillshare.com/learn 
  • Thinkific Labs Inc. is a leading platform for creating, marketing, and selling courses, digital products, communities, and learning experiences. www.thinkific.com

Bruce Houghton is the Founder and Editor of Hypebot, a Senior Advisor at Bandsintown, President of the Skyline Artists Agency, and a Berklee College Of Music professor.

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