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Music technology courses bring the exciting developments in technology that have revolutionised music production into the classroom, opening up a whole new world of possibilities. They also support skills in English, Maths and ICT.
We offer two routes, that can be delivered in term time or as a holiday course:
Both routes can support achievement of Arts Award (Discover, Explore and Bronze) and Artsmark (evidence of Range of Offer, Curriculum Design and Pupil Engagement).
Sonic Pi is a classroom-based learning course combining ICT and music skills to perform and create compositions. The programme allows users to explore sound through code language and create detailed pieces in a variety of styles. Students do not require previous experience of a musical instrument. It is designed to engage students of all levels of musical ability by using developments in technology to explore alternative methods of creating music.
The course aids the Maths and English curriculum alongside Music and ICT with emphasis on spelling, grammar and mathematical sums to explore sound design. Sonic Pi is perfect for supporting the music curriculum in Key Stages 2 to 4.
Sonic Pi can take place at a time to suit your school, during the school day or out of school time. We provide:
Sonic Pi supports students to achieve the following learning outcomes:
£690 for one hour of Sonic Pi for 10 weeks
£250 for one day (6 hour) workshop introduction to Sonic Pi
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Record, mix and master workshops are a great introduction to a vital area of the music industry and a whole new range of skills.
In a one-day workshop, students record instruments and other objects. They will then tear apart these sounds using effect plugins on Logic Pro and GarageBand to create free compositions. By the end of the workshop, students leave with a master file of their composition ready for release into the world wide web!
In Record, mix and master workshops, students learn to:
The workshops will give participants the chance to understand what goes into creating a song and how to produce their own music. Learners will engage in hands on experience with industry standard microphones to learn about various positions for different instruments and spaces.
£200 for 6-hour workshop, or £20 per student (minimum of 10 students)