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The Music School Bangalore

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Diploma in Music Production

Become an expert in music production and composition with our Associate Degree. Gain hands-on experience and industry knowledge to start your music career.

2 Year Course

Awarding Body: OFQUAL UK

Credits: 120 at Level 4, 120 at Level 5

Intake: July and Feb

Live practical studio sessions

Course Highlights

  • Receive guidance from professional musicians with years of performance and teaching experience.

  • Utilize state-of-the-art studio facilities and participate in practical exercises led by seasoned sound engineers.

  • Mac labs, and SSL Matrix studios for practical sessions guided by expert producers and composers.

  • Participate in workshops led by global talents, and perform in weekly open mic events at the school.

  • Yes, the credits can be transferred to AIMS to continue your studies in Australia

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  • Stylistic Awareness - Genres: Enhance your awareness of different music genres and styles.

    • Contextual Language: Knowledge of genres/styles, composers, artists, producers, popular music history, cultural context


    • Composition Skills and Techniques: Structure, arrangement, harmony, scales, riffs, melodic development, modulation, counterpoint


    • Knowledge of Instrumentation: Instrumental ranges, techniques, tuning systems


    • Practical Knowledge of Music Theory: Rhythm, time, form, structure, chords, harmony, transposition


    • Practical Knowledge of Musical Devices: Modulation, key change, counterpoint, pedal notes


    • Aural Skills: Identification of hooks, melodic and harmonic content


    • Practical Knowledge of Notation: Note values, dynamic symbols, key signatures, clefs, score production using DAW


    • Score Production Skills: Creating full scores, lead sheets, chord charts, graphic diagrams


    • Analytical Skills: Self-assessment, peer evaluation, health & safety considerations


    • Organizational Skills: Planning, preparation, time management

    • Aural Skills: Identification of stylistic traits, instrumentation, arrangements, aural analysis of music (tone, pitch, key, mood)


    • Influences in Popular Music: Historical and contemporary influences, subliminal influences, cultural, social, non-musical artistic influences, political influences


    • Contemporary Song Analysis: Key musical elements, societal impact, artist’s background, influences


    • Cultural and Social Assessment: Regional trends, economics, technology, internet impact, globalization of music styles


    • Cultural and Sociological Attitudes Towards Genres and Styles: Societal attitudes, influence on music tastes, development of music through cultural and sociological lenses

    • Proficiency in Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs): Gain hands-on experience with professional music production software, including customisation and key functions.


    • Comprehensive Understanding of Synthesis: Learn the historical background and practical application of synthesizers, including creating and manipulating synth patches.


    • Expertise in Sampling Techniques: Develop skills in sampling, from historical context to creating drum and melodic patches.


    • Advanced Audio & MIDI Editing Skills: Master practical applications for editing audio and MIDI, including quantization and automation.


    • In-Depth Knowledge of Mixing and Mastering: Understand mixing principles, including frequency management, dynamic processing, and mastering techniques.


    • Enhanced Critical Listening and Programming: Develop the ability to critically analyze music and programming within various styles and genres.


    • Fundamental Music Theory Knowledge: Gain a solid foundation in music theory, including rhythm, time, form, structure, and harmony.


    • Versatile Composition Skills: Acquire comprehensive composition techniques, understanding of instrumentation, and practical knowledge of music theory.


    • Strong Aural Skills: Enhance the ability to identify musical elements, hooks, and harmonic content through critical listening.


    • Proficiency in Music Notation and Score Production: Learn to read, write, and produce music notation using DAWs and other tools.


    • Analytical and Organizational Skills: Develop self-assessment, peer evaluation, planning, preparation, and time management skills for effective music composition and production.


    • Cultural and Social Understanding of Music: Gain insights into the influences and development of music through cultural and sociological perspectives, enhancing the ability to analyze and create music within various contexts.

What you can expect in the course

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Hands-On Training with Professional DAWs

Learn to create and record music using industry-standard software like Logic Pro and Ableton Live. Our course provides in-depth training on the layout, key commands, and customisation of Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs). You'll gain essential skills for any modern music producer, enabling you to produce professional-quality tracks right from your home studio.

Expert Audio & MIDI Editing Techniques

Master the art of editing audio and MIDI with advanced techniques like quantization, automation, and critical listening. Our curriculum covers practical applications for chopping, time stretching, and reversing audio, as well as MIDI programming and velocity editing. These skills will allow you to fine-tune your productions and bring your creative vision to life with precision.

Comprehensive Mixing & Mastering Curriculum

Understand the entire mixing and mastering process, from managing frequencies and levels to using dynamic processors and spatial effects. You'll learn how to create balanced mixes, apply send effects, and achieve a professional stereo image. Our course also covers the final mastering stage, teaching you how to prepare your tracks for commercial release with techniques used by top mastering engineers.

Global Recognition & Career Opportunities

Study with faculty trained under the legendary AR Rahman and benefit from our course affiliations with prestigious institutions in the UK and Australia. These affiliations ensure that your qualifications are globally recognised, providing you with opportunities to study abroad and pursue international careers in music production. Our comprehensive training and industry connections will help you turn your passion for music into a successful profession.

Key Features

Chithreena Medis

As a music enthusiast from Sri Lanka, taking an online course Music Production at The Music School Bangalore has been an incredibly enriching experience. The course structure is well-organized, catering to both beginners and advanced learners. The instructors are highly knowledgeable and skilled, providing clear and comprehensive guidance throughout the sessions.

Student | Music Production

Start your music career today

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  • A diploma in music production is a comprehensive program that teaches students the skills and techniques required to produce high-quality music. It covers topics such as sound design, recording, editing, mixing, and mastering.

  • In a music production course, you'll learn the fundamentals of music production, including software skills, music theory, acoustics, and studio techniques. You'll also gain hands-on experience in creating your own music and collaborating with other musicians.

  • A music production degree can lead to exciting career opportunities in the music industry, such as music producer, sound engineer, DJ, or composer. You'll also develop valuable skills in creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving.

  • Music production classes can vary in duration, but most diploma programs typically take 1-2 years to complete. Some courses may also offer flexible schedules or online learning options to accommodate your needs.

  • You'll work with industry-standard software such as Ableton Live, Logic Pro, or FL Studio, and gain hands-on experience with professional equipment such as mixing consoles, microphones, and studio monitors.

  • No prior experience is necessary! Our music production course is designed for beginners and intermediate learners, and our expert instructors will guide you every step of the way.

  • Graduates can pursue careers in music production, sound design, live sound engineering, post-production, and more. You'll also be prepared to work as a freelancer or start your own music production business.

  • Yes, our music production course provides students with access to state-of-the-art studios and equipment, allowing you to gain practical experience and build your portfolio.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Career Opportunities
 

This course provides an industry-recognised qualification with multiple career opportunities such as:


Performer | Solo Artist

Songwriter | A&R Assistant

Session Musician | Record Label Assistant

Producer | Mixing Engineer Assistant 

FOH Engineering Assistant


Explore more course from The Music School Bangalore

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Visit the school

Take a tour of our school to familiarize yourself with facilities and consoles

Reserve a Demo

Expect a call from our counselor to schedule a 30-minute meeting with the instructor.

Submit the form

Make sure to fill the form in detail. We go through each application carefully to get to know you

Enroll

Purchase the course before the admission closing date to secure your spot in the program.

Meet our instructors

Meet with the teacher to discuss any specific questions you may have, clarify course prerequisites.

How to enroll?

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