05119 MUSIC TECHNOLOGY & PRODUCTION I (5 Credits)
Prerequisite: PASS ENTRANCE EXAM
Grade 9, 10 (G) Full Year Course
This course introduces principles of sound and music theory. Students apply rudimentary concepts by using the equipment in the audio classroom, the recording studio, and the auditorium. Audio and music theory are reinforced by using traditional text, various websites and software programs, and hands- on demonstrations.
05119 MUSIC TECHNOLOGY & PRODUCTION II (5 Credits)
Prerequisite: MUSIC TECHNOLOGY & PRODUCTION I
Grade 10, 11 (G) Full Year Course
The second level of the audio/music technology course places great emphasis on hard disk recording, utilizing the digital audio workstations in the audio classroom as well as the recording studio. All students will learn to record, edit, and mix.
05119 MUSIC TECHNOLOGY & PRODUCTION III (5 Credits)
Prerequisite: MUSIC TECHNOLOGY & PRODUCTION II
Grade 11, 12 (G) Full Year Course
MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) is studied and incorporated within Logic, Pro Tools and other configurations. Sound reinforcement is discussed in greater detail, and selected class members will be assigned to perform audio tasks for important school events. This course incorporates the continued study of Music Theory including the study of intervals, chords, and various arranging techniques so that students can create their own original work. Students from this course interface with other members of the music department to create a catalog of recordings which may be used for extracurricular club advertisements, public service announcements, and many other purposes.