Jul 21st 2016

Music Technology Foundations (edX)

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Learn how to use creative technologies to make your own music and get a step closer to a career in music. Technology has greatly altered how we write, listen to and enjoy music. This music course will show you how to apply new technologies to your own creative practice.

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 Music Technology Foundations, you’ll learn about the core principles of music technology, including sound, audio, MIDI, effects and sequencing. Each week, you’ll complete creative practical tasks in freeware and browser based apps, and you’ll share the music you make with the course instructors and fellow learners. This practical work is underpinned with historical context and essential theory, so that you can gain even greater insight into your music.

What you'll learn:

- History, theory and practice of music technology

- Sound, audio, MIDI, effects and sequencing

- Hands-on practice with music-making using contemporary digital tools