ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION Profesional Certification

Academic year & Intensive Courses
9 months
3.480 €
Registration open October 2021
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  • Barcelona - January 2021
  • Barcelona - October 2021
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Description

This music production, professional certification course focuses on electronic music and will give you the skills and knowledge needed to master the tools of creative music production. You will have the opportunity to work with leading audio software such as Ableton Live, Logic Audio and Reason.

The course provides essential knowledge for composition, audio synthesis, audio and midi sequencers, mixing and processing, mastering and much more. The course is divided into three levels and has a total of 220 lecturing hours, most of which are under the supervision of our team of teachers; all of whom are experienced in the fields of both music production and education.

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Syllabus

Use of Ableton Live - Level 1

  • Concepts of production.
  • Fundamentals of sound and production equipment.
  • Workstations (DAW).
  • Electronic musical instruments.
  • MIDI sequencers and programming
  • Synthesizers, samplers and drum machines
  • MIDI recording, effects and processing.
  • Introduction to mixing and the use of audio processors.

Synthesis and sampling | Level 2

  • Advanced features of Ableton LIve Suite
  • MIDI effects
  • Analog
  • Push
  • Wavetable, Collision, Tension, Electric and Operator
  • Simpler, Sampler and Impulse
  • Production with loops
  • Advanced synthesis (FM, physical modelling, wavetable and spectral synthesis)

Processing and mixing | Level 3

  • Audio chain and digital audio theory.
  • Audition theory and mixing basics.
  • Audio processors (EQ, dynamics, delay, reverb, etc).
  • Mixing and processing and automation.
  • Introduction to mastering and digital distribution.
  • Music industry.

*Microfusa reserves the right to modify the program, always in accordance with the criteria of the Academic Direction of Microfusa and in favor of its improvement and updating.

Requirements
  • For over-16-year-olds, only

 

Objectives

The objective of this course is to provide the student with an extensive knowledge of the processes involved in the production of electronic music, focussing on the rhythmic, tonal and melodic aspects of composition; sound and instrument selection, sound design and mixing techniques. The student will be able master these concepts and learn how they can be used both as creative and technical tools.

Timetable
October 2021 intake - 9 months in duration.

Classes will be held on Monday and Wednesday in the following available schedules:

  • Morning schedule from 08:30 am to 11:30 am.
  • Morning schedule from 11:30 am to 14:30 pm.
  • Afternoon schedule from 16:00 pm to 19:00 pm.
  • Evening schedule from 19:00 pm to 22:00 pm.

January 2021 intake - 6 months in duration - intensive course.

Classes will be held from Tuesday to Friday in the following schedule (January to April):

  • Afternoon schedule from 16:00 pm to 19:00 pm.

From April to June classes will be held only on Monday and Wednesday in the following schedule:

  • Morning schedule from 11:30 am to 14:30 pm.

Observations

  • A minimum of 4 students are required to open the course
  • The class groups have a maximum of 12 students to personalize monitoring

The methodology used in the course is based on a blended learning format, incorporating activities that evolve in our classrooms and recording studios, supported by our virtual campus. Said activities include collaborative practices, magisterial classes, discussion forums and group projects among others. The course content is available online, accessible 24 hours, on any electronic device (i.e. computer, tablet and mobile).

The debate forums will stimulate critical thinking/analysis along with the exchange of ideas. The practices and projects objective is, learning by doing, and working in teams with other students. This is all closely overseen and led by our highly specialized educators, all of whom have extensive experience in the field.

Payment Methods

Student tuition payment methods

October intake.

Option: Full payment upfront

  • Reservation of place in course 1: 300€
  • One-off payment 3: 3,180€

The total amount with full payment upfront = 3,480€

Option: Fractioned payments, domiciling it through a Spanish bank account 1

  • Reservation of place in course 1: 300€
  • 1st Payment 3: 390€
  • 8 instalments: 366€ (November to June)

The total amount with Financed payment is = 3,618€

Option: Fractioned payments, without domiciling

  • Reservation of place in course 1: 300€
  • 1st Payment 4: 1.105€ due by the 15th of September 2021
  • 2nd payment 5: 1.105€ due by the 15th of December 2021
  • 3rd payment 6: 1.105€ due by the 15th of March 2022

The total amount with Financed payment is = 3,615€


January intake

Option: Full payment upfront

  • Reservation of place in course 1: 300€
  • One-off payment 3: 3,180€

The total amount with full payment upfront = 3,480€

Option: Fractioned payments, domiciling it through a Spanish bank account 1

  • Reservation of place in course 1: 300€
  • 1st Payment 3: 590€
  • 5 instalments: 546€ (Febuary to June)

The total amount with Financed payment is = 3,620€

Option: Fractioned payments, without domiciling

  • Reservation of place in course 1: 300€
  • 1st Payment 4: 1.105€ due by the 15th of December 2020
  • 2nd payment 5: 1.105€ due by the 15th of February 2022
  • 3rd payment 6: 1.105€ due by the the 15th of May 2022

The total amount with Financed payment is = 3,615€


Observations

  1. The deposit for the reservation of your place in the course is not refundable.
  2. To access the financing service the following is imperative: Spanish bank account information. TIN interest rate of 5%, 5,11% TAE. The payments will be debited directly by bank or cashier by the 5th of each month, except the first payment that will be done by a one-off transfer or in cash.
  3. The deadline to make the first payment or single payment is the 15th of September 2021 and the 15th of December 2021 (courses starting in October and January correspondingly)
  4. The deadline to make the first payment is the 15th of September 2021 and the 15th of December 2021 (courses starting in October and January correspondingly)
  5. The deadline to make the second payment is the 15th of December 2021 and the 15th of February 2022 (courses starting in October and January correspondingly)
  6. The deadline to make the third payment is the 15th of March 2022 and the 15th of May 2022 (courses starting in October and January correspondingly)

The cost includes vast educational materials of the school, available on the virtual campus.

For more information, please contact admissions; escuela@microfusa.com.

Profesores

Ramir Martínez

Ramir Martinez (a.k.a Kulyela) es ingeniero electrónico diplomado por la UPC. Imparte clases en microFusa desde 1993 en las áreas de Sonido, Producción de Música Electrónica y...

Tom Watt

I've been working as a teacher in Microfusa for 6 years, where I teach Music Production, Sound Engineering, English and Music History. I have a BSc in Creative Music Technology...

Jordi Goberna

Soy DJ y productor musical desde el año 1987 y profesor de producción musical, sonido y DJ en Microfusa desde el año 2008. He sido Residente habitual en los clubes mas...

Andrea Muns

Trabajo en Microfusa desde 2017 impartiendo clases de producción de música electrónica, lenguaje musical y técnico de sonido....