This 12-week Introduction to Digital Music Production skills programme provides the learner with an all-inclusive overview of creative music production in various music genres.
The music production processes are dealt with in a structured and comprehensive way - resulting in a final musical production upon completion of the course. The main software used for the course is Cubase Pro and Reason, and all material covered will translate to other music production software platforms.
The course focuses on creative aspects of music production including basic audio recording, MIDI sequencing and programming, applied music theory, arranging techniques, and mixing.
In addition to these, a range of music genres, production techniques, and industry standard software are dealt with in a practical and hands on way.
This course is ideal for people who want to pursue a career in music production with or without music knowledge or a National Matric Certificate.
The successfull completion of this course will allow you register to study the advanced music production skills program.
No existing knowledge and experience or working on any music DAW is required.
This course is ideal for people who wants to start their career in the music industry as a music producer or studio engineer withouth the neccessary entry requirements of the qualification courses.
This course allows for only 16 students per intake to secure maximum contact with the students. Each student will work on a dedicated DAW workstation during the course. Classes consist of practical hand's-on class exercises, demonstrations and assignments.
The prescribed course textbooks are not included in the course fee. All other course notes and material are included.
The course is presented but (not limited) on the latest version of Cubase Digital Audio Workstation Software.
In order to work remotely as well, it is recommended that students obtain their own licenses of the primary software platforms.
Everything you need to successfully complete the course is provided for on Campus during your sessions.
All enrolled students can book and use the Institution's fully equipped studios and practice room to complete their practical projects during the course.
If you want to gain more experience in music technology, excel at the software used in the course and be able to complete assessment tasks remotely, it is strongly recommended that you have access to your own DAW setup.
Registered students qualify for up to 50% student discount on software and hardware.