audio recording, contemporary composition, multimedia production
This course will introduce students to the process and tools of modern recording and sound/music production. This three quarter sequence begins with the study of microphones, portable recorders, and mono/stereo editing. Analog and digital recording using audio consoles, multitrack software, and mixing/production techniques will be introduced as you gain proficiency in the Audio Lab and the audio mixing benches. Final projects will consist of collaborative production pieces completed in the labs. Classes will consist of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops. Students will maintain studio journals and complete weekly project assignments. Collaborative skills in studio work will be a focus. This course is designed to provide anyone interested in audio production the fundamental skills needed to use modern technology to create music and other sound pieces. The only prerequisite is an interest in creating audio content and learning about sound production.
This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:
Audio Engineering and Design
Credits per quarter
- No Required Online Learning - No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional.
Class Standing: Sophomore–Senior
Class Size: 20
Scheduled for: Evening