Music Technology, Theory & DJ Skills

DJ Skills Courses

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All our Music Technology, Theory and DJ courses are available for adults aged 19 on 31 August 2017 and over only.

 

Please click on the Music Technology, Theory and DJ course title in blue for more information and how to enrol.

Daytime & Evening Music Technology, Theory and DJ Courses

Music Theory (Beginner)

The course provides an introduction to rhythm, harmony, and melody. Note values, time signatures, musical symbols, Construction of the major scale, scales and key signatures of the major keys of C, G, D and F, Bass Clef and Treble Clef will all be included in this class.
By the end of the course you will understand: note values, simple time signatures, how to count musically, the stave: treble and bass clefs, some frequently used terms and signs, the construction of the major scale, the construction of the harmonic/melodic minor scale, the scales and key signatures of some major and minor scales.

Logic Pro X: Music Production (Beginners/Intermediate)

If you like garage band you’ll love Logic Pro: the powerful, full-featured music application with all the tools you need to create professional-quality music productions. On this course you will learn how to record, arrange, and edit audio and MIDI regions, add high-quality effects, mix your music in stereo or surround, and export the final mix in a variety of formats for distribution.
For everyone from part-time hobbyists to new and old musicians, composers and DJs who wish to use computer technology to record, create, produce and master their own music. If you have a
passion for creating, writing or re-mixing all types of music, this is the course for you.

Music Theory 1 (Intermediate)

On this course you will further develop your understanding and use of music theory. This course will prepare you to sit ABRSM exams, Grades 1 to 3, if you wish. This course is designed for anyone who wishes to develop their knowledge of the elements of music and musical notation. It is a very useful in helping to demystify the language of music for all kinds of music learners. Those who attend the Singing, Guitar, Jazz, Drum Kit and Percussion and Music technology classes, and those engaged in private study of any instrument, will find it a useful complement to their learning.

Music Theory 2 (Intermediate)

On this course you will extend the skills gained on successful completion of Music Theory 1 (Intermediate), offering you an opportunity to further develop your music theory to ABRSM Grade 5. You will be able to sit ABRSM exams, Grades 3 to 5 if you wish. This course is designed for anyone who wishes to develop their knowledge of the elements of music and musical notation. It is very useful in helping to demystify the language of music for all kinds of music learners. Those who attend the Singing, Guitar, Jazz, Drum Kit and Percussion and Music Technology classes, and those engaged in private study of any instrument, will find it a useful complement to their learning.

Logic Pro X: Music Production (Intermediate/Advanced)

On this course, you will build on the skills gained on Logic Pro X Music Production Introduction, or equivalent. You will extend your understanding and use of this programme, covering more
complex and advanced techniques in sound production. This course is designed for musicians, composers and DJs who wish to use technology to create and produce their own music.

Music Composition (Mixed Level)

On this course you will develop music composition skills. According to your personal goals, you will have the opportunity to compose a short piece, choosing an instrument of your choice including the voice. You can choose to compose for the instrument you play (suggested) or for another.  In order to help you compose your piece, you will learn melody development, harmony and music form.  During the course you will also discuss and analyse pieces from other composers, drawing on the long history of music composition.

DJ Skills (Beginner/Intermediate)

On this course you will be introduced to a range of recording, DJ and performance skills, with an emphasis on practical skills. There will be some discussion on the music industry and music theory. If you have an interest in the art of DJing, be it purely for pleasure or as a profession, this is the course for you.