Music Production - Creating Your Own Tracks

Overview

Would you like to arrange a song or music track and edit and mix it using the latest industry based music production software? This course combines composing, mixing and remixing techniques to take your music to where you want to go.

You will get to create music with synthesisers, samplers, looping and recording using Pro Tools, while also exploring the world of digital audio editing and instrument and audio processing plug-ins.

Throughout this course the emphasis is on learning sound modification techniques to realise the best results for your project. 

Course content

  • Music production software
  • The music production process
  • DAWs [Digital Audio Worksations]
  • Composition and editing using Avid Pro Tools
  • Digital audio editing using Avid Pro Tools
  • Software synths and MIDI
  • Samplers and audio looping
  • Digital recording and mixing
  • Audio plug−ins
  • Audio file formats
  • Basic audio mastering

Ideal for

Musicians, DJs, electronic musicians, vocalists or even music producers with no instrument skills who wish to achieve the best results in music production and composition they can. Age must be 16 or older.

Student's Responses
"Simon was great! An enthusiastic and knowledgeable presenter - State of the art equipment,"
"Great introduction to Pro Tools, Good overview of what can be done, Good technical explanations and examples,"
"Too short - only because I enjoyed it!"

Important Information

Completion of this course will not guarantee entry into an RMIT Program.

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Outcome

This course will be delivered utilising Digital Audio Workstations including Pro Tools and all necessary hardware.

During this practical course you will create your own music, then mix and master tracks to a CD or digital file format of choice.

Pre-requisites

Basic computer skills and an interest in music production. All study will be completed on Macs.

Materials supplied

All relevant course materials are included.

The teacher can assist students to export a session from another program (Logic Pro, Garageband format or as .wav tracks) before the first class.

Materials to bring

Pen/pencil & notebook.

Headphones

USB stick or portable hard drive.
*Optional - bring a project you may wish to work on in Pro Tools (Projects from other software can be exported)

Award

Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.

Additional notes

Course Presenter - Simon Moro
Music producer and mixer Simon Moro graduated from RMIT’s audio production course in 2000 and has worked solidly in the industry ever since. Simon has recorded two ARIA nominated works, as well as tracks charting highly on the ARIA Charts and JJJ’s Hottest 100.  He has worked with a diverse range of artists including Anthony Callea, Taylor Henderson, Silvie Paladino, James Keogh (Vance Joy), Joel Quatermain (Eskimo Joe) and Chris Lilley on the popular TV series Ja’mie: Private School Girl and Jonah From Tonga.

Testimonial


  • Simon was a fantastic facilitator. The information he provided was invaluable. He gave great tips and was extremely knowledgeable. Would highly recommend! Melissa

    It was a brilliant course, Simon was absolutely amazing. Dom

    Some of the tips we got from Simon, and the music theory, he made it so simple. I completely have a new mindset for music. Ajeet

    Listening and learning in such a short timeframe. Getting a taste of an interest of mine that would otherwise be a very expensive test run. Simon was awesome, so knew what he was on about. Really knowledgeable and engaging, also super patient with everyone. Isabelle

    Great blend of conceptional stuff & music theory & industry content, as well as the pro tools stuff which made it all come together. Really great course. Alice

    I learnt so much, explained so clearly, relevantly and completely applicable to reallife situation. Such a wonderful joy & passion from Simon. Kim

     

     

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Available course dates

Friday 15 February 2019

  • Code S345258
  • Start date 15.02.19
  • End date 17.02.19
  • Hours 17.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $555.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Fri 15.02.19 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Sat 16.02.19 09:30am 05:30pm 7.00
Sun 17.02.19 09:30am 05:30pm 7.00

Friday 05 April 2019

  • Code S345258
  • Start date 05.04.19
  • End date 07.04.19
  • Hours 17.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $555.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Fri 05.04.19 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Sat 06.04.19 09:30am 05:30pm 7.00
Sun 07.04.19 09:30am 05:30pm 7.00

Friday 19 July 2019

  • Code S345258
  • Start date 19.07.19
  • End date 21.07.19
  • Hours 17.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $555.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Fri 19.07.19 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Sat 20.07.19 09:30am 05:30pm 7.00
Sun 21.07.19 09:30am 05:30pm 7.00

Friday 11 October 2019

  • Code S345258
  • Start date 11.10.19
  • End date 13.10.19
  • Hours 17.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $555.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Fri 11.10.19 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Sat 12.10.19 09:30am 05:30pm 7.00
Sun 13.10.19 09:30am 05:30pm 7.00

Friday 06 December 2019

  • Code S345258
  • Start date 06.12.19
  • End date 08.12.19
  • Hours 17.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $555.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Fri 06.12.19 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Sat 07.12.19 09:30am 05:30pm 7.00
Sun 08.12.19 09:30am 05:30pm 7.00

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