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Music Production Intensive - 4 days

Music Production Intensive - 4 days

Our Music Production Intensive provides an excellent foundation for absolute beginners, as well as for those who want to gain in-depth knowledge of music production in an intensive, hands-on course.

Whether you are an aspiring producer, sound engineer, or someone wanting a better understanding of the full music creation process, this is a great place to start. The course is suitable for complete beginners looking to fast-track their learning. If you’d like to take things at a slower pace, we also offer a Music Production Beginners course.

For this course you will be learning how to use Logic X, which is one of several industry standard digital audio workstation (DAW) software. You will learn through guided tasks, with one to one support from your tutor. Through industry examples you will build a strong foundation to help you realise your creative ideas. From production to mixing and recording techniques, you will gain a solid understanding of the full music production process.

WHAT WILL BE TAUGHT ON THIS MUSIC COURSE?

The course will cover a range of carefully selected material to ensure it is challenging, varied, and above all, enjoyable. Course content will include:

  • An introduction to music production and Logic X
  • Learning how to programme MIDI drums
  • Gaining knowledge of microphones and recording techniques
  • Learning how to arrange and edit audio
  • Gaining an insight into sampling and synthesis
  • Learning about effects processing
  • Developing an understanding of mixing and automation

All our music lessons are taught in a fun and supportive environment, and you will receive friendly feedback throughout the course.

Music

All Genres

When

4 consecutive days

Level

This course is perfect for anyone who is starting out with music production, or those who are looking for a refresher in using Logic. Class capacity is 12.

Equipment

You will use Logic Pro X, midi keyboards and VSTs which are all supplied

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND LEVEL OF THIS COURSE?

This course is suitable for complete beginners and those who possess a passion and curiosity to learn more about production.

 

HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT?

Each day will be begin with informal guided sessions on a key music production topic before students move on to one to one opportunities to practice their skills with plenty of free time to experiment.

 

BY THE END OF THE COURSE, WHAT WILL I HAVE ACHIEVED?

Students will have:

  • Gained a solid foundation and basic understanding of the key areas of music production.
  • Developed an understanding of Logic X.
  • Explored production skills including automation, mixing, synthesis and sampling.
  • Grasped an understanding of microphones and recording audio.
  • Demonstrated learnt technique within their own weekly projects.

 

MUSIC PRODUCTION SUMMER SCHOOL COURSE CONTENT

 

DAY 1

On day one of our summer school, we will be getting to grips with music production software Logic X and the basics of MIDI Programming.

INTRODUCTION

  • Hardware & Software
  • Basic Requirements
  • Logic X Introduction

MIDI PROGRAMMING

  • MIDI Explained
  • Programming MIDI
  • Velocity & Quantising

 

DAY 2

Day two will see you exploring various modes of Automation. You will also be learning how to record audio into Logic.

AUTOMATION

  • Simple Automation
  • Automation Modes
  • Assigning Controllers

RECORDING

  • Microphones & Technique
  • Audio Interfaces
  • Recording Audio

 

DAY 3

On the third day of the course, you will be creating your own sampled instruments and delving into synthesised sound design.

SAMPLING

  • Waveform Editing
  • Arranging Samples
  • Sample Instruments

INTRODUCTION TO SYNTHESIS

  • Subtractive Synthesis
  • Monophonic & Polyphonic
  • Sound Design

 

DAY 4

This is the final day of the course. We’ll look at further shaping sounds using effects and how to finalise projects.

EFFECTS PROCESSING

  • Effects Types
  • Insert Effects
  • Automating Effects

MIXING & EXPORTING

  • Balancing Levels
  • Equalisation
  • Exporting Audio

Register your interest

We will be publishing new class dates soon - please register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

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PAYMENT OPTIONS

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend. Please note bookings are non-transferable after 72 hours.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

Register your interest

We will be publishing new class dates soon - please register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Phone Number*

PAYMENT OPTIONS

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend. Please note bookings are non-transferable after 72 hours.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

Music Production Intensive – 4 days Venues


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Music Production Intensive – 4 days tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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