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Logic Pro X: Music Production for Everyone (Beginners)

Course Description

The world of music production is often considered to be an exclusive club that is hard to access. This course provides an opportunity to study music production at beginner level with an experienced teacher. Do you sing or rap and want to write your own backing tracks. Do you have a song you want to record or some lyrics you want to share. This course will introduce you to a number of production techniques helping you to make music that you want to make in a supportive, inclusive environment.

Location: Camden

Course Requirements

This is a beginners course where you will need some computing skills (either on a PC or MAC) and some musical ability, which would be useful but not essential. You will also be expected to complete an Individual Learning Plan to help support your progress.

Course Content

This course is a fun and inclusive introduction to the process of making and recording music using an Apple Mac computer and Logic Pro. It will include: basic song creation skills e.g. programming and understanding drum beats, melodies, chords, bass lines and song structures, MIDI sequencing and editing, Apple Loops, audio editing, recording and sampling, How to use sound processing techniques such as equalisers, reverbs, compression etc, how to use software instruments, presets and create original patches, how to mix and master . Please note: although you will be introduced to all the above over a single term (10-weeks), the course is developmental over the whole year. If you sign up for the full three terms (courses A, B and C) at the start of the academic year e.g. August / September you will be entitled to the early bird discount.

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will learn through, practical activities, group exercises and peer assessment, listening and analysis, demonstration and discussion, use of supporting online materials, individual practice, use of ILT and continuous assessment. There is no homework associated with the sessions but please do discuss extension activities with your tutor.

Assessment

You will be continually assessed through your practical activities and will receive feedback in a variety of ways e.g. peer assessment, verbal and written feedback from your teacher.

Next Steps and Progression

Upon successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to accredited courses at Level 1 or other courses from our music production provision such as DJ Skills or Ableton Live.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact the Learner Services Team via Live Chat, phone on 020 7255 4700 or email learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk.

Additional Learning Support

This course is not eligible for Additional Learning Support (ALS), however teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs.??Reasonable adjustments including assistive equipment and also access support can be made available through our Disability Officer.? Digital learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers and employability advice and guidance is also available to all learners.?

Additional Costs

WM College is able to provide financial support for some course fees. You may be eligible based on prior qualifications, if you are on a low income or benefits. For more information and to find out if you are eligible, view our Fees & Finance page on our website or contact the Learner Services team via Live Chat or on 020 7255 4700.
CAMDEN
44 Crowndale Road
NW1 1TR
Tel: 020 7255 4700
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk
KENTISH TOWN
7 Leighton Place
NW5 2QL
Tel: 020 7241 8572
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk