music technology


    This course introduces the use of music software (GarageBand, Logic Pro, Reason) to write, record and produce music and provides information and guidance on how to set up your own home studio. 

     Course Content

    Working with loops in Garageband. Introduction to Logic Pro. Recording & sequencing MIDI.

    Soft synths and samplers – Logic Pro and/or Reason

    Recording and editing audio Mixing - Introduction to EQ, Dynamics and FX 

    Connections, home setup & buying advice


    - To enable participants to create and produce music on a computer and to provide participants with the necessary information and guidance to be able to create their own home set-up and to use current music technology software. 



    By the end of the course participants will:

     - Be familiar with key features of modern DAW software, using Logic Pro, Reason & Garageband. 

    - Understand how to record, Import, Edit, Manipulate and export audio. 

    - Understand how to record, sequence and edit MIDI. 

    - Understand the applications of Signal and effects processing such as Compressors, Noise Gates, Reverb, Delay and modulation fx

    - Understand the parameters and application of equalisation. 

    - Understand the design and use of different types of microphones

    - Candidates will also understand the key components of a basic home computer music set up and key factors when selecting equipment.

    - This largely practical course will also contain supporting literature and will explore role of home music production in modern music  



    Duration: 5 weeks

    Days: Saturdays

    Dates: 21 April-19 May 2018

    Time: 10am-1:30pm

    Cost: £250

    Tutor: Duncan Chave

    Participants: up to 5

     1:1 Tuition: We offer 1-1 tuition course arranged as required from £30-£35 per hour