Building on the knowledge and skillset gained in Music 251, this class provides an opportunity for students to be introduced to different areas within commerical music and sound, and gives them a chance to briefly "sample" what it's like to be a film composer, a post-production audio engineer, location sound recordist, music producer, studio owner, and a variety of other areas. Students increase thier level of technological competency and ability to execute different types of projects in ProTools, and gain additional nessesary skills associated with each area.
Students gain a more intermediate level of familiarity with recording equipment, recording and mixing strategies, and software tools.
Students continue to develop additional proficiency in audio and music production techniques by applying various concepts in a number of scenarios.
Practical Hands-On Experience
This course is project based, and involves hands on learning both in class and outside of class while working on a variety of assignments. Students also go on a number of field trips, providing an opportunity to see first hand how professional music and sound facilities function and how various pieces of equipment are used to accomplish certain objectives.