This course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of music production and composing techniques that will aid you in pursuing a career as a music producer and composer. Apply fundamental recording, editing, and mixing principles to music and sound design projects. The programme gives you a professional framework and terminology for examining music production attributes and teaches you how to use sound perception research to interact with listeners. Having an in depth knowledge in production will help you create your own music. The skill sets that you will acquire during your course work will help you accelerate your career and provide you with a lot of job opportunities in the recent uptick in music career opportunities.
Extended Certification In Music Production
Music Sequencing And Production
Computers are paramount in the production of contemporary music. The invention of the sequencer has enabled us to create and record music through a piece of software. The sequencer is used in numerous applications from recording in a studio, sequencing a dance track or audio production for the visual image. It is important not only for producers but also musicians to gain an understanding of how sequencing works. Through the skills provided by this unit, individuals will be able to use the key concepts within the area of sequencing and apply them to their own practice.
Using a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)
Layout of a DAW (key functions and windows)
Key commands, screen sets and customisation
Historical background of synthesis
Context of synthesis within music production
Functions of a synthesizer
* Envelopes (ADSR)
Creation of a synth patch
Historical background of sampling
Context of sampling within music production
Key functions of a sampler
Creation of a drum patch
Creation of a melodic/pitch-based patch
Audio & MIDI Editing
Practical applications for audio editing
The process of editing audio (chopping, time stretching, and reversing)
Practical applications for MIDI editing
The process of editing MIDI (hyper editor, velocity, and programming)
The creative and corrective uses of quantisation
Automation of mixer, plug-in, and instrument parameters Different automation modes
Key effects and their functions
The use of sends (send effects, side chaining)
Basics of mixing (stereo image, depth)
Introduction to ( types of EQ’s, Dynamic Processors and Spatial effects)
Introduction to mastering and Analyzers.
Critical Listening & Programming
Identifying the programming of drum beats.
The use of synthesis, and the use of effects through critical listening .
Drum programming within multiple styles.
Stylistic Awareness of genres.
Basic Music Theory Part -1