Introduction to Music Technology 1

Course Code: MUS 2014

Academic Year: 2019-2020

This course introduces various software and hardware tools and techniques pertaining to MIDI sequencing, computer music notation and Digital Audio Workstations. Students are introduced to contemporary methods of music composition, arranging, recording and production using current hardware and computer applications, with particular emphasis placed on Sibelius and Pro Tools LE software. Course activity will include learning to program various elements of music notation and score organization in Sibelius and learning basic principles in analog and digital audio, signal processing and layout of digital audio workstations. The skills taught in this course will help facilitate the completion of theory and the arranging of assignments for other courses in the program as well as prepare students for using more advanced production facilities in their third and fourth years.