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Introduction to Digital Music Composition & Production

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Download the Fact Sheet for additional, detailed programme information.

 

MODULES

• Music Production Fundamentals 1 (Propellerheads Reason)

• Music Production Fundamentals 2 (Native Instruments)

• Music Theory

• Intermediate Production with Steinberg Cubase

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.

 

PERSONALITY PROFILE

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

 

OUTCOMES

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 chord progressions

• MIDI sequencing

• Effects processing – inserts and sends

• Sound shaping

• Automation

• Arrangement

• Reason

• Cubase

• Vocal recording and microphone techniques

• Audio editing

• Film score composition and production

• Sound to picture editing

• Compression and dynamics processing

• Post production – mixing and mastering

• Native instruments

 

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

 

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.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Grade 11 Certificate; or National Certificate: (Vocational) L3; or equivalent qualification. No previous knowledge of music or experience with any musical instrument required. 

OR

Grade 10 Certificate; or National Certificate: (Vocational) L2; or equivalent qualification. Some previous knowledge of music or experience with any musical instrument is required.

 

PROGRAMME CATEGORY

BOSTON SHORT LEARNING PROGRAMME 

On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Boston Short Learning Programme Introduction to Digital Music Composition and Production.

 

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