Barcelona
9 months

Electronic Music Production

Precio primer año €300

Description

This music production, professional certification course focuses on electronic music and will give you the skills and knowledge needed to master the tools of creative music production.

The contents and activities will provide you with all the essential knowledge necessary for music production, including the use of Ableton Live, one of the most advanced programmes for electronic music production, which includes audio and MIDI sequencing, the use of virtual instruments, synthesis and sampling, as well as mixing and processing.

The certificate is structured in three levels, each lasting one term (11 weeks). Classes are held two days a week and the training is complemented by access to our facilities (recording studios and classrooms) to work on proposed projects as well as exercises on our virtual campus to which students have access to.

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*This course is also offered ONLINE

Syllabus

Use of Ableton Live
  • Production concepts.
  • Fundamentals of sound and production equipment.
  • Workstations (DAW).
  • Electronic musical instruments and types of synthetic sounds.
  • Sequencers and MIDI programming.
  • Synthesizers, samplers and drum machines.
  • Recording, effects and MIDI processing.
  • Introduction to mixing and the use of audio processors.

School workstations and recording studios are available for students for self-study and practice of concepts and complete course assignments. The spaces offered are allocated according to the course requirements and development.

*Microfusa reserves the right to modify the program, always in accordance to the criteria of the Academic Direction of Microfusa and in favor of its improvement and updating.

Synthesis and sampling
  • Physics of sound.
  • Synthesiser generators and modifiers
  • Modulators.
  • MIDI control and global aspects.
  • Sound design.
  • Fundamentals of sampling.
  • Sampling techniques.
  • Production with loops
  • Advanced synthesis (FM, physical modelling, wavetable and spectral synthesis)

School workstations and recording studios are available for students for self-study and practice of concepts and complete course assignments. The spaces offered are allocated according to the course requirements and development.

*Microfusa reserves the right to modify the program, always in accordance to the criteria of the Academic Direction of Microfusa and in favor of its improvement and updating.

Processing and mixing
  • Listening theory and the basics of mixing.
  • Timbre balance and mixing.
  • Dynamics and mixing.
  • Echo and reverb.
  • Special effects processors.
  • Mixing and processing.
  • Mixing and automation.
  • Introduction to mastering and digital distribution.
  • Music industry.

School workstations and recording studios are available for students for self-study and practice of concepts and complete course assignments. The spaces offered are allocated according to the course requirements and development.

*Microfusa reserves the right to modify the program, always in accordance to the criteria of the Academic Direction of Microfusa and in favor of its improvement and updating.

Requirements

Personal
  • For over-16-year-olds, only.

Schedules

October 2021 intake - 9 months in duration.
 
Classes will be held on Monday and Wednesday in the following available schedules:
  • Afternoon schedule from 16:00 pm to 19:00 pm.

Observations
  • A minimum of 4 students are required to open the course
  • The class groups have a maximum of 12 students to personalize monitoring
January 2022 intake - 6 months in duration - intensive course.
 
Classes will be held from January to April from Tuesday to Friday in the following available schedule:
  • Afternoon schedule from 16:00 pm to 19:00 pm.
From April to June classes will be held only on Monday and Wednesday in the following schedule:
  • Morning schedule from 11:30 am to 14:30 pm.

Observations
  • A minimum of 4 students are required to open the course
  • The class groups have a maximum of 12 students to personalize monitoring

The methodology used in the course is based on a blended learning format, incorporating activities that evolve in our classrooms and recording studios, supported by our virtual campus. Said activities include collaborative practices, magisterial classes, discussion forums, and group projects among others. The course content is available online, accessible 24 hours, on any electronic device (i.e. computer, tablet, and mobile).

The debate forums will stimulate critical thinking/analysis along with the exchange of ideas. The practices and projects objective is, learning by doing, and working in teams with other students. This is all closely overseen and led by our highly specialized educators, all of whom have extensive experience in the field.

Payment method

Option: Full payment upfront
  • Reservation of place in course 1: 300€
  • One-off payment 3: 3,180€
The total amount with full payment upfront = 3,480€
Observations
1. The deposit for the reservation of your place in the course is non-refundable. past 14 days after the course is contracted.
3. The deadline to make the first payment or single payment is the 15th of September 2021 and the 15th of December 2021, in accordance with the in-take selected: October or January.

The cost includes vast educational materials of the school, available on the virtual campus, as well as, books (physical or electronic), requested from the manufacturers of the official courses, as well as the exam fees for said courses.

The exam fees of Microfusa and of the official courses also are included, with the possibility of repeating an exam each semester, in the case a student does not successfully pass an exam on their first attempt.

For more information, please contact admissions; escuela@microfusa.com.

Option: Fractioned payments, domiciling it through a Spanish bank account 2
  • Reservation of place in course 1: 300€
  • 1st Payment 3: 390€
  • 8 instalments: 366€ (November to June)
The total amount with Financed payment, domiciled is = 3,618€
Observations
1. The deposit for the reservation of your place in the course is non-refundable. past 14 days after the course is contracted.
2. To access the financing service the following is imperative: Spanish bank account information. TIN interest rate of 5%, 5,11% TAE. The payments will be debited directly by the bank or cashier by the 5th of each month, except the first payment that will be done by a one-off transfer or in cash.
3. The deadline to make the first payment or single payment is the 15th of September 2021 and the 15th of December 2021, in accordance with the in-take selected: October or January.

The cost includes vast educational materials of the school, available on the virtual campus, as well as, books (physical or electronic), requested from the manufacturers of the official courses, as well as the exam fees for said courses.

The exam fees of Microfusa and of the official courses also are included, with the possibility of repeating an exam each semester, in the case a student does not successfully pass an exam on their first attempt.

For more information, please contact admissions; escuela@microfusa.com.

Option: Fractioned payments, without domiciling
  • Reservation of place in course 1: 300€
  • 1st Payment 4: 1.105€ due by the 15th of September 2021
  • 2nd payment 5: 1.105€ due by the 15th of December 2021
  • 3rd payment 6: 1.105€ due by the 15th of March 2022
The total amount with Financed payment not domiciled is = 3,615€
Observations
1. The deposit for the reservation of your place in the course is non-refundable. past 14 days after the course is contracted.
4. The deadline to make the first payment is the 15th of September 2021 and the 15th of December 2021 (courses starting in October and January correspondingly)
5. The deadline to make the second payment is the 15th of December 2021 and the 15th of February 2022 (courses starting in October and January correspondingly).
6. The deadline to make the third payment is the 15th of March 2022 and the 15th of May 2022 (courses starting in October and January correspondingly).

The cost includes vast educational materials of the school, available on the virtual campus, as well as, books (physical or electronic), requested from the manufacturers of the official courses, as well as the exam fees for said courses.

The exam fees of Microfusa and of the official courses also are included, with the possibility of repeating an exam each semester, in the case a student does not successfully pass an exam on their first attempt.

For more information, please contact admissions; escuela@microfusa.com.

Tutors

Still not sure what to study?

If you prefer, you can contact one of our course advisors to help clarify any query, our experience is at your disposal.

Microfusa course advisor
orientador@microfusaformacion.com

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