Gain the essentials of digital recording
Whether you're a seasoned musician or starting out as a singer/songwriter, this short course will enable you to learn how to craft and record your song using an interface and music software.
You'll cover how to:
- Plug an instrument or microphone into an audio interface and record sound and how specific software works
- Record a sound without noticeable distortion and the use of plug-ins, such as reverb, delay, eq, and compression.
- Create an arrangement using different tempos and time signatures.
- Arrange a song using standard formats, such as intro, verse, chorus.
- Insert and record virtual instruments.
- Creatively use effects for the purpose of completing a song.
- Bounce a song to disk and the appropriate file format.
- Introduction to a range of music software such as Garage Band, Logic, ProTools and relevant audio interfaces
- Create a range of tracks for the purpose of recording instruments such as guitar, bass, keyboard and vocals
- Record a range of audio tracks, overdub, plug-ins and balancing faders
- Introduction to click trac and editing techniques, such as copy and paste, and basic arranging
- Intro to Virtual Instruments and MIDI
- Auxiliary tracks, bussing effects and automation
- Mix a song and finalise it for distribution
Duration 4 weeks
Timetable 4 Wednesdays, 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Course datees 4 - 25 August
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
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