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Music Production Intensive - 4 days


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.

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    Music All Genres
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    When 4 consecutive days
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    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.
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    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
 
 

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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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