Music Technology and Industry

Music Technology and Industry

Music Technology and Industry

Taught by Rowan University Music Industry Adjunct Professor: Benjamin Runyan

(All DAW Classes meet Saturdays in the Music Technology Lab when possible.) 

Digital Audio Workspace (DAW) 1 for students (Grades 8-12): In this class, you will learn the basics of Digital Audio Workstations, understand the similarities and differences across all DAW’s and how to quickly pick up a new one through mutual terminology. Learn how to record audio into a DAW (guitar/vocals/synthesizer/etc.) and how to record MIDI sections (drum tracks/piano tracks/synth tracks/etc.). Feel confident that you can record your basic ideas. This class runs in the fall and spring.

Faculty: Professor Benjamin Runyan
Dates: 9/11/2021 - 12/18/2021
Where: Recording Studio 108 Wilson Hall
Tuition: $325.00
 

Digital Audio Workspace (DAW) 2 for students (Grades 8-12): In this class, you will build upon everything you learned In DAW 1. Mix productions, mix vocals, build upon creative ideas, edit & manipulate the pitch/tempo/key of recorded music, and use the DAW as not just a technical tool, but a musical instrument. Further topics that will be covered: bouncing stems, importing stems, stem mixing, cleaning up mud & harshness in a mix, third party VSTS/plugins, sampling, and more. This class runs in the fall.

Faculty: Professor Benjamin Runyan
Dates: 9/11/2021 - 12/18/2021
Where: Recording Studio 108 Wilson Hall
Tuition: $325.00
 

Digital Audio Workspace (DAW) 3 for students (Grades 8-12): In DAW 3, you will become proficient in the DAW Agnostic theory. Take your original ideas and transform them into full productions. You will learn about advanced mixing techniques, mastering, mastering for streaming/digital release, and digital distribution. There will also be elements of music business incorporated including mechanical/publishing splits, the basics of publishing, writing to picture, writing for music libraries and more. This class runs in the spring.