Bootcamp

DURATION

6 Hours in 6 Weeks
(1 Hour session per week)

AGE RANGE

08-11 Years
12-14 Years

Skill Development:

Sound and Music Production

This beginners level bootcamp provides a thorough overview of the fundamentals of music and sound theory, as well as introducing students to the industry standard software, Ableton.

This beginners level bootcamp provides a thorough overview of the fundamentals of music and sound theory, as well as introducing students to the industry standard software, Ableton. Your child will become familiar with musical arrangement, midi instruments and audio effects, and will also have the opportunity to graduate to our intermediate level bootcamp upon completion!

INSTRUCTOR’S BIO

Milan, Italy

William Mahfoud

Sound Engineer, Music Producer and DJ
Bsc (Hons) Sound Engineering/Recording Arts
Grantee of AFAC Artist Grant

LESSON PLAN

Equipment Required

Laptop

Topics Covered

Music Theory – learning about scales, chords, melodies, and writing simple loops and arrangements

Homework Assignment

Repeating Coursework

Learning Objectives

Understanding basic music theory.

Equipment Required

Laptop

Topics Covered

Sound theory – understanding the difference between electronic and acoustic sounds, and how to use synthesizers to make musical sounds

Homework Assignment

Repeating coursework

Learning Objectives

Understanding basic sound theory

Equipment Required

Laptop & Ableton Live (90-day free trial)

Topics Covered

Introduction to Ableton Live

Homework Assignment

Create a simple loop

Learning Objectives

Basic understanding of EM production

Equipment Required

Laptop & Ableton Live (90-day free trial)

Topics Covered

Introduction to Ableton Live

Homework Assignment

Create a simple arrangement

Learning Objectives

Basic implementation of EM production techniques

Equipment Required

Laptop & Ableton Live (90-day free trial)

Topics Covered

Synthesis & Automation

Homework Assignment

Create a simple arrangement using digital synthesis and automation

Learning Objectives

Implementation of digital synthesis techniques

Equipment Required

Laptop & Ableton Live (90-day free trial)

Topics Covered

Audio effects & audio mixing

Homework Assignment

Mix previous week’s arrangement

Learning Objectives

Achieving well-balanced audio mixes.

COMPLETION & AWARD

BOOTCAMP COMPLETION CRITERIA

Basic understanding of EM and audio engineering theory and techniques.

AWARD OF BOOTCAMP COMPLETION

Digital copy of “Certificate of Achievement” signed by Bootcamp Instructor & Academic Director of Anademy

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