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Digital Music Composition and Production

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COURSE OVERVIEW

Soul Candi have teamed up with Boston City Campus and Business College to bring you a revolutionary new approach to digital music composition and production. This course, one of a kind in Africa, seamlessly integrates modern music composition with all the latest music production techniques being used by the world’s best hit-making producers! These short courses provide you with the skills you will need to enter the exciting and vibrant life of music production. You can thrive in the highly competitive and dynamic audio visual industry with the right commitment and passion to succeed.

 

PERSONALITY PROFILE

Love of Music | Creative | Free Spirited | Passionate | Technical

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Remixer, Producer, Live Artist
  • Film Score Composition
  • Sound and Music Design for Games, TV, Film and other Multimedia Applications
  • Record Producer
  • Post Production and Mastering Engineer

 

Modules

  • Music Production Fundamentals 1 (Propellerheads Reason)
  • Music Production Fundamentals 2 (Native Instruments)
  • Music Theory
  • Cubase and Audio Engineering Theory
  • Advanced Production and Post-Production

 

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.

 

OUTCOMES

Possess knowledge and understanding of:

  • Basic and advanced music composition with a focus on modern and electronic music styles
  • Drum Programming
  • Scales and Intervals
  • Quantizing and Groove Timing
  • Basic and Advanced Synthesis
  • Chords and Cord Progression
  • MIDI Sequencing
  • Effects Processing – Inserts and Sends
  • Soundshaping
  • Automation
  • Arrangement
  • Cubase and Native Instruments
  • Psycho-acoustics and the Perception of Sound
  • Principles of Sound and Digital Recording
  • Vocal Recording and Microphone Techniques
  • Audio Recording and Editing
  • Film Score Composition and Production
  • Sound to Picture Editing
  • Compression and Dynamics Processing
  • Post Production – Mixing and Mastering

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT 

Minimum Grade 10 Certificate

No previous knowledge of music or experience with any musical instrument required

Africa’s largest independent dance record label, Soul Candi, has teamed up with Boston City Campus & Business College to bring you a revolutionary new approach to digital music composition and production. This Short Learning Programme, one of a kind in Africa, seamlessly integrates modern music composition with all the latest music production techniques being used by the world’s best hit-making producers.  

 

COURSE CATEGORY

BOSTON SHORT LEARNING PROGRAMME

On successful completion the Learner will be issued:

  • Boston Short Learning Programme: Digital Music Composition and Production

  

Available at selected Boston Campuses:

Durban City, Johannesburg City Centre, Sandton, Pretoria Arcadia, Cape Town, East London, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth and Umhlanga

 

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