Adventures in Music Production

Get into the rhythm of Music Production by learning the basics of music and how to use professional music software! Students will learn the science of sound and synthesis and how to loop musical ideas in Ableton Live’s session view. Students will have created their own arrangement and production of an existing popular song and will have learned the basics of music production. This course provides an introduction to music production and recording for even the newest musicians! At the beginning of the course, students will learn the basics of music (pitch, rhythm, melody, timbre, texture, dynamics), and how to use professional music recording software for creating and recording their own musical ideas. Later in the course, students will learn about the difference between midi and audio and how to assign different types of sounds and instruments to separate tracks. Students will learn the science of sound and synthesis and how to loop musical ideas in Ableton Live’s session view. At the end of the course, students will have created their own arrangement and production of an existing popular song and will have learned the basics of music production. Students will go home with the ability to produce their own music.

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Description

Get into the rhythm of Music Production by learning the basics of music and how to use professional music software! Students will learn the science of sound and synthesis and how to loop musical ideas in Ableton Live’s session view. Students will have created their own arrangement and production of an existing popular song and will have learned the basics of music production. This course provides an introduction to music production and recording for even the newest musicians! At the beginning of the course, students will learn the basics of music (pitch, rhythm, melody, timbre, texture, dynamics), and how to use professional music recording software for creating and recording their own musical ideas. Later in the course, students will learn about the difference between midi and audio and how to assign different types of sounds and instruments to separate tracks. Students will learn the science of sound and synthesis and how to loop musical ideas in Ableton Live’s session view. At the end of the course, students will have created their own arrangement and production of an existing popular song and will have learned the basics of music production. Students will go home with the ability to produce their own music.

This course is one of our flagship Tech Camp experiences, infused with hands-on, project-based learning, designed to equip students with 21st-century technology skills. Students will engage in real-world problem solving and collaborate with fellow students to create solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems.

Computer:

  • Laptop or desktop computer running Windows or macOS that meets the minimum specifications of the hardware and software listed below.
  • Built-in or external microphone
  • Built-in or external speakers or headphones
  • Google Chrome browser
  • Additional computer screen/monitor (recommended)

Hardware:

Software:

N.B. You are eligible to save 40% on Live Standard or Suite if you are in full-time education. You will need to verify your educational status within four weeks of purchasing.

By the end of this course…

Students will be able to…

  • explain the basic elements of music
  • use professional music recording software
  • design custom sounds in Ableton Live 10
  • record their own musical ideas

Students will create…

  • songs inspired by popular video games and internet memes
  • unique sounds, instruments and audio effects
  • a professional sounding mix of their favorite song from the class

Course content

Unit 1: Intro to Music and Ableton
1.1 Elements of Music
1.2 Ableton Live Interface

Unit 2: Song Structure and MIDI Instruments
2.1 Song Structure and Arrangement
2.2 MIDI Instruments

Unit 3: Drum Programming and Sampling
3.1 Drum Programming
3.2 Simpler Instruments

Unit 4: Mixing
4.1 Critical Listening
4.2 Panning and Mixing

Unit 5: Audio Effects
5.1 Audio Effects

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Info

  • Product Type: Tech Accelerators
  • Career Pathway: Music Production
  • Career Track:
  • Level:
  • Pre-requisites: None
  • Age: 9-12
  • Grade:
  • Style: Teacher-led
  • Modules:
  • Certificate Awarded: Yes
  • Adventures in Music Production

    Get into the rhythm of Music Production by learning the basics of music and how to use professional music software! Students will learn the science of sound and synthesis and how to loop musical ideas in Ableton Live’s session view. Students will have created their own arrangement and production of an existing popular song and will have learned the basics of music production. This course provides an introduction to music production and recording for even the newest musicians! At the beginning of the course, students will learn the basics of music (pitch, rhythm, melody, timbre, texture, dynamics), and how to use professional music recording software for creating and recording their own musical ideas. Later in the course, students will learn about the difference between midi and audio and how to assign different types of sounds and instruments to separate tracks. Students will learn the science of sound and synthesis and how to loop musical ideas in Ableton Live’s session view. At the end of the course, students will have created their own arrangement and production of an existing popular song and will have learned the basics of music production. Students will go home with the ability to produce their own music.

    Register
    SKU: TCMP0 Categories: , Tag:

    Starting at US$699