Intro to Digital Audio Production

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Tuition: $700

Session Dates: March 3, 2022 - June 15, 2022

Final Showcase Session: June 16-18, 2022

Class Time: Thursdays 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 10+

In this innovative 14-week project-oriented program students will learn fundamental skills, techniques and tools to work with digital audio software. The program will culminate in a student created song or podcast project that will be showcased at the Plugged In end of session showcase. This is not a program adapted for online learning. Our Digital Audio Production programs are geared towards and enhanced by the virtual environment. We will explore topics such as:

  • An intro to digital music

  • Learn how to use Soundtrap

  • Audio editing and the grid

  • MIDI editing and drums

  • Mixing and effects

  • Creative arranging

  • Learn how to use Reaper

  • Audio, comping and sampling

  • Synthesis and MIDI

  • Automation, routing and effects

  • And more!

 

Required materials: 

If you do not have access to the following materials, please contact Plugged In prior to registration

  • Desktop or Laptop computer – MAC (macOS: 10.5-11 Big Sur or newer); PC (Windows: XP/Vista/7/8/10 32 or 64 bit)

  • Headphones

  • Soundtrap Account (Provided)

  • Reaper Account (Provided)

 

Past support from: Mass Cultural Council