Electronic music has been around since the invention of the synthesizer, and during recent years its popularity has taken the world by storm. South Africa is no exception, the ‘House Scene’, to name but one, has experienced a revolution and seems to be expanding by the minute. With the advent of ‘soft synths’, creating electronic music has come within reach of many who previously could not afford the more expensive hardware counterparts.
The Electronic Music Production course is aimed at everyone with a passion for electronic music, and with only a personal computer, sequencer software and a few soft synths, your tracks could be on their way to tear it up on dance floors around the world.
ABOUT THE COURSE
Whether you are a novice music producer, DJ or an audiophile who wants to create the next dance floor filler, the EMP course covers every essential aspect of music production that is needed to produce professional quality electronic music.
No more dull sounding mixes nor creative or technical limitations - the EMP course presents all the important principles of electronic music production and techniques covering various topics and genres.
By using only cutting edge technology in the form of hardware and software, students have the opportunity of gaining an advantage in one of the worlds’ toughest musical stages.
During the EMP course students will take an in depth look at producing, remixing and live performing of genres such as house, trance, drum & bass, break beat, chill-out and many more…
PLEASE NOTE: In combination with the other 5-month "Studio Sound Engineering Master Course" this course can be studied as equal to the NQF4 National Certficate "Digital Music Production course ". Please contact us for more information.
The following course modules are included in the course. For a more comprehensive course layout, please contact EMENDY College at (012) 342 1177, or visit our website: www.emendymusic.com.
|Tractor Scratch||A variety of VST plug-ins||Basic recording|
|Creative use of FX||Digital effects||Music Theory|
|Drum programming||Song construction||Sound synthesis|
|Remixing||Digital effects||Mixing & mastering|
|Getting your music out there!|
Genre specific modules i.e. House, Trance, Drum & Bass, Break beat, Chill-out, as well as various sub-genres.
COURSE OPPORTUNITIES & OUTCOMES
Gain knowledge and understanding about the history of electronic music and how these genres are constructed.
Create your own productions in various electronic music styles.
Use your skills to create remixes of existing music in any electronic genre.
Have the ability to record your own vocal and instrumental additions to your music.
Creatively use FX in your productions and mixes enhancing your sound.
Get your tracks heard by using various new technologies and software in the form of Ableton Live and NI’s Traktor Scratch, enabling you to take the next step in delivering your electronic music to the masses.
Promote and sell your tracks online with target specific ‘knowhow’ of the electronic music industry.
Classes consist of a six hour theoretical and practical session, once a week (Fridays 09:00 - 16:15) and unscheduled practical sessions during the rest of the week. (Practical work can also be done at home)
Weekly practical sessions are booked in the dedicated practice rooms in the timeslots that suit the student.
Classes consist of 16 dedicated DAW workstations.
This 5 month course runs twice a year: Feb / July. Please contact EMENDY College reception to find out the exact starting date for the next course. Registration ends on the day the course starts.
The total duration of the course is 21 theoretical sessions (6 hours) and unscheduled practical hours for assignments and practical projects over a period of 5 months.
PRE REQUESITES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION
The requirements for this course are:
Language - English (spoken and written)
SOFTWARE & HARDWARE
The course is based on Cubase 4, Reason 4.0, Ableton Live, Traktor Scratch as well as other industry standard music production and recording software and hardware. Once enrolled, a STUDENT automatically qualifies for student discount on all software and hardware at ORANGE Music retail shop for up to 50%. This one time opportunity only applies for registered students for the duration of their studies.
CERTIFICATION & ACCREDITATION:
Upon completion of this course, students will receive a certificate accredited by “Steinberg”, one of the leading institutes in music technology education and software. This short course is also a registered MAPP-SETA Skills program.
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