Introduction to Digital Music Technology is an entry-level course in modern music production. Students will study the nature of musical sound and the relationship between digital and analog sound processing. Students will also receive an introduction to the basics of MIDI, the fundamental computer music language. Through hands-on projects, students will learn about the various tools of modern audio production with an emphasis on digital tools including synthesizers, midi controllers, sequencers, mixers, effects generators and more. The students will prepare a final project that will demonstrate familiarity with these devices and an understanding of aesthetic choices associated with their use. This course meets General Education Core Goal 7: Aesthetic Sensibility and the Arts.
Last Updated: 10/21/2013