Modern Music Production

Course Description

Cape Audio College has always been at the cutting edge of the South African music industry and with this course, we aim to continue with this legacy. The Modern Music Production course is a 12-week part time, practical course aimed at teaching the fundamentals of digital music production, programming, business and publishing. By the end of this course learners will be able to produce & release their own original work.

The course curriculum is not genre specific & the digital audio workstation (DAW) used is Ableton Live.


Content overview

Introduction to Ableton (Installation / Setup / System Optimization).
Working with Audio (Loops, warping, editing, reverb, delay).
Ableton Instruments & VST plug-ins.
MIDI theory.
Beat Production.
Introduction to Music Theory and Writing Melodies.
Remixes and Bootlegs.
Mixing 1 (EQ / Dynamics).
Recording Basics and Routing.
Vocal Production and working with a vocalist.
The Ableton Mixer & the importance of Automation.
Sound Design and Synthesis.
Music Business (Publishing / Labels / Royalties / Collections Agencies).
Mixing 2.
Final Presentation.

Registration closes: 16 March 2020

Course starts: 16 March 2020

Course Duration: 12 weeks

Full time/Part time: Part time.

Price: R16 500.00

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