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Bachelor of Recording Arts
2 YEARS FULL TIME
(On completion of the Diploma in Audio Engineering)
Further your career goals and focus your studies on technology, creativity, and the development of academic, practical, creative, and business skills.
Choose your own creative project and create the job of your dreams.
Diploma in Audio Engineering
12 Months Full Time
Receive a solid grounding in all aspects of working with commercial music, audio, and film related industries, with a focus on recording studios, post production, live sound,...
Become a recording or mix engineer, live sound engineer (music or theatre), studio assistant, audio technician...
SAE Certificate in Electronic Music Production
6 x Two-Day Workshops
Learn the essentials of audio engineering and electronic music production in these six individual two-day workshops. Develop the skills and creative principles needed to write your own professional-quality...
Become a recording artist, beat maker, electronic music producer...
SAE Certificate in Electronic Music Production
During these six separate hands-on workshops, you'll learn the basics of DIY electronic music production. Dive into the fundamentals of industry standard software and production techniques. Each workshop is a self-contained introduction to the tools and skills you'll need to get off the ground with your music production goals.
Students can attend any number of workshops in any order they please. Complete all six workshops to receive the SAE Certificate in Electronic Music Production.
Tickets available from Eventbrite. Strictly limited numbers. No door sales.
EMP Workshop: Ableton Live - Essential Skills
Welcome to Ableton Live, population: you! Take your love of music and learn how to produce a song in Ableton Live, the software of choice for many of the world’s biggest electronic artists, including Skrillex, Flume, Diplo, Alison Wonderland and Deadmau5.
Next workshop: Sept 23 and 24, 2017
EMP Workshop: Ableton Live - Performance
Get ready to hit the stage! Learn how to integrate both organic and digital instruments with Ableton to create your own unique live performance workflow.
Next workshop: Oct 28 and 29, 2017
EMP Workshop: Logic Pro - Essential Skills
The logical choice for getting started with music production on a Mac, Logic Pro is great for beat-makers and singer-songwriters alike. Students will learn to use Logic to build an arrangement using various software instruments and audio tracks, and get a taste for the true potential of this popular workstation.
Next workshop: Nov 25 and 26, 2017
EMP Workshop: Logic Pro - Soundtrack
Take your Logic chops to the next level. Learn to use the fantastic selection of software instruments within Logic Pro X to create an immersive musical soundtrack.
Next workshop: Jan 20 and 21, 2018
EMP Workshop: Pro Tools - Recording
Go from no tools to Pro Tools in this workshop, perfect for those who want to learn how to use this industry standard software for recording music. Learn your way around the software and pick up fundamental recording and editing techniques.
Next workshop: Feb 24 and 25, 2018
EMP Workshop: Pro Tools - Mixing
This workshop will help you become familiar with the software used in professional studios the world over. Speed up your workflow and develop advanced mixing techniques in these hands-on, intensive sessions.
Next workshop: Mar 24 and 25, 2018
Each workshop runs for two days, Saturday 10am - 4pm and Sunday 10am - 4pm (schedule below). Each two day workshop costs $340.
FULL EMP WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
Sept 23 and 24, 2017: Ableton Live - Essential Skills
Oct 28 and 29, 2017: Ableton Live - Performance
Nov 25 and 26, 2017: Logic Pro - Essential Skills
December 2017: NO WORKSHOP
Jan 20 and 21, 2018: Logic Pro - Soundtrack
Feb 24 and 25, 2018: Pro Tools - Recording
Mar 24 and 25, 2018: Pro Tools - Mixing
April 28 and 29, 2018: Ableton Live - Essential Skills
May 26 and 27, 2018: Ableton Live - Performance
June 23 and 24, 2018: Logic Pro - Essential Skills
July 28 and 29, 2018: Logic Pro - Soundtrack
Aug 25 and 26, 2018: Pro Tools - Recording
Sept 29 and 30, 2018: Pro Tools - Mixing
Who should take this programme?
- Musicians wishing to experiment with electronic sound or work more efficiently with their equipment
- Music teachers who have electronic music as part of their course
- Individuals with production experience wishing to add an edge to their techniques
NOT NZQA ACCREDITED
You will learn
The course is designed to provide you with the essential skills and knowledge in electronic music production including:
- Production techniques
- Digital audio workstation operation
- Electronic Music Producer
- Recording Artist
- Electronic Musician
- Sound Effects Producer
- Performance Artist
- Jingle Writer
6 x Two Day Workshops
Enrol By: 28 Oct 2017
Start Date: 28 Oct 2017
End Date: 29 Oct 2017
Students must be 16 years of age or older. Students under the age of 18 require parental consent.
Some mathematical and/or musical knowledge is advantageous.
English Language Requirements
Students must have a good command of both oral and written English.
Students may be required to attend an entrance interview.
Fees and Payments
$340 per two-day workshop.
Tickets available at Eventbrite.
Strictly limited numbers. No door sales.