Full year (Level 5): £1,200
Full year (Level 6): £2,700
Level 5: 20
Level 6: 40
January, April & October 2019
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This module is a continuation of the level 4 module studio recording, so candidates wishing to take this as a stand alone module would need a reasonable level of experience. At level 5 this module really goes into the finite detail of instrumental placement within a mix, with the student at level 6 being offered a creative choice in terms of what to record.
Aims of the module
This module aims to extend students’ skills and knowledge through application and begin to introduce students to the concept of the studio as a creative tool. Students will be required to develop personal initiative and a proactive approach to production in order to meet appropriate standards, commercial deadlines and professional demands.
This module aims to prepare students for professional employment in a wide range of music production contexts.
Pre-requisites for taking the module
At level 5
- To be able to understand the specific frequencies of certain instruments and how they affect the sound of the overall mix
- To go beyond the basic features of the studio, so as to be able to use it as a creative rather than just a functional tool.
At level 6
- To have the ability to do all of the above to a more advanced standard, with the emphasis being on developing what the students have learnt in Years 1 and 2
- To have the ability to be employable in a range of situations, certainly be the end of the course.
- To start developing their own sound, as students have much more freedom at level 6 in terms of the material they choose to produce.
- To get more involved in the arranging and production
- To understand the process of manipulating and using technologies to produce music with appropriate stylistic considerations