Song Demo Production Techniques
Offered - Fall, Spring, Summer
Course number - SW-361
The songwriting major will learn the necessary techniques to utilize current MIDI and audio technology in the production of professional-quality song demos, including intermediate to advanced skills and concepts of MIDI, synthesis, multitrack recording, mixing, and sound processing. Building on technology skills, this course will focus on musical approaches to the effective assembly and arranging of sound materials using a music-writing workstation. In addition to class meetings, students will be expected to schedule weekly supervised individual hands-on time for practice and assignments in the Professional Writing MIDI Lab.
Course Chair: Jack Perricone
Prerequisites: SW-151, SW-212, and SW-222
Required of: SONG majors
Electable by: SONG majors