Music Technology Foundations

Learn how to use creative technologies to make your own music and get a step closer to a career in music.

Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 2 to 3 hours per week 
Level: Introductory

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Want to produce and record your own music? 

This course will help you do that by showing you how to apply new technologies to your own creative practice, using freeware and browser based apps. 

Music Technology Foundations draws on Adelaide’s world-class pioneering expertise in making electronic music, to provide a great foundation to a career in music and to enable any learner to use technology in creative ways.

In this course, you’ll learn about the core principles of music technology, including sound, audio, MIDI, effects and sequencing.  

What you'll learn

  • How to produce and record your own music
  • History, theory and practice of music technology
  • Sound, audio, MIDI, effects and sequencing
  • Hands-on practice with music-making using contemporary digital tools

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