The course covers the necessary tools, techniques, and applications of MIDI sequencing and digital audio for writing and production. Main topics include the MIDI standard and its applications, setup and use of digital audio workstations (DAWs), integration of MIDI and audio tracks/sources, use of software synthesizers, basic mixing techniques, audio theory, equipment, and techniques. Through practical examples, activities, and projects, the student will learn how to effectively use a DAW to write and produce music. Emphasis is placed on the technological needs of the contemporary writer. In addition to having access to the Technology Labs to complete coursework, contemporary writing and production students are expected to have Logic Pro and the CWP Major Bundle when taking this course.
AR-111 or AR-123, ET-112 or ET-123, HR-112, HR-114 or HR-215, and MTEC-111
Fall, Spring, Summer
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