You will have an opportunity to gain experience of producing original tracks using Logic & Ableton Live.
You will gain experience learning/improving DJ skills. All students will produce radio shows featuring their own music and will take part in live radio shows.
The international DJ market has evolved rapidly over the last two decades, and this course is designed to create skilled practitioners in the electronic music field whether as DJs, producers. You will develop comprehensive understanding of music production techniques such as advanced use of compression, reverb, delay, sampling and synthesis.
The course provides the opportunity for you to combine musical production ability, technological theory and sound manipulation skills in order to produce music.
We have one of the best equipped music education facilities in the world and provide specialist high-end facilities for production, recording vocalists, DJing and radio production. The goal of the course is to help you to produce music and sound content to industry standards.
Throughout the course, a wide variety of both technical and creative projects reflect current working practices and give you the opportunity to develop research and problem-solving skills.
Some of the areas studied include:
- Music Production Techniques
- Planning and Delivering a Music Product
- Sequencing Systems and Techniques
- The Sound and Music Industry
- Sound Creation and Manipulation
- DJ Skills
- Marketing and Promotion in the Music Industry
- Recording a Vocalist
Your course will also includes functional skills and/or GCSE English and Maths.
English and mathematics will allow you to work confidently, effectively and independently in your community and work. Possessing these skills will help you to progress in education, training and employment and make a positive contribution in the community in which you live and work.
As well as English/Maths being embedded into all aspects of your course you will receive a dedicated lesson to enable you to develop your skills. If you have grade A-C in English and Maths you do not have to do these sessions. Otherwise it is a condition of government funding for you to do these lessons.