Music technology and digital audio production

Music technology courses at City Lit are ideal for anyone who wants to make their musical ideas a reality, whatever your preferred style of music. Choose from introductory, fast-track, advanced and masterclass courses. Our course are taught using up-to-date versions of the most widely used music software. Class size is limited to 10 to ensure every learner gets plenty of individual attention. Equipment includes headphones and MIDI keyboards, but you are welcome to bring your own headphones if you prefer. We recommend you have access to the software you are using in class on your own computer. Students are often entitled to educational discounts on software. Make sure you check system requirements and ask for discounts before purchasing.
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  1. GarageBand: create and edit your own music

    Course Date: Fri 28 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Apple’s Garageband must be the easiest way to make music with a computer. The simple layout, instruments and sounds encourage you to explore and create music. It even helps you practise your instrumental playing. Tutor: Max La Villa {external website].
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  2. Mixing & advanced music production techniques

    Course Date: Tue 16 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal if you know the basics but want your music to sound more polished and professional. Tips and tricks for mixing, using compressors, limiters, EQ, reverb and other devices. Examples will be given in a variety of software on Mac computers, although the course is equally suitable for hardware users. Tutor: Max La Villa [external website].
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00

  3. Music for film, TV and animation

    Course Date: Tue 6 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An advanced course for existing users of digital audio and video software. An introduction to the basics of writing music for film, t.v. and animation. Explore the "how, when and why" of putting music to a story through soundtrack analysis. Expand your compositional skills to meet the broad demands of scoring visual media. Tutor: Max La Villa [external website].
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  4. Music production with Logic

    Course Date: Fri 2 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Logic is the industry standard music production software for Apple Mac computers. Discover audio recording and processing, MIDI composition and recording and effective use of Logic’s own high quality software instruments. Tutor: Max La Villa {external website].
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  5. Sibelius: music notation software

    Course Date: Fri 7 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal for musicians and music teachers. Come and learn how to prepare and print high quality scores and other notation with Sibelius software. A good knowledge of conventional notation is required. Tutor: Selena Kay [external website].
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £24.00

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