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dBs Music Sessions - 3 Week Music Production Workshop for 13-16 year olds (...

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6 Elizabeth Court

Higher Lane

Plymouth

PL1 2AN

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Working in partnership Plymouth Music Education Hub, dBs Music Plymouth are offering free Music Production Workshops for anyone aged between 13 and 16 years old. The sessions are designed to give a fun and engaging overview of Music Production techniques using Ableton Live software and Push 2 controllers. Sessions will be based in production studios at dBs Music’s Elizabeth Court campus.

Students will learn how to sequence beats, bass, chords and melodies whilst learning audio engineering and mixing techniques.

PLEASE NOTE THAT DATES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE IF MINIMUM NUMBERS FOR COURSE ARE NOT MET.

Entry Requirements No specific requirements but a simple understanding of music. This course is not available to current students of dBs Music.

Materials and Equipment Enthusiasm and a desire to learn, a memory stick to take away mixes and work.

What to Wear Comfortable clothing.

Drop off and pick up: You can pull up at the front entrance which is on Higher Lane and drop off anyone who is attending. Upon return please note main reception may be locked as the workshops are carried out elsewhere in the building. These will be opened as close to midday as possible. If you urgently need to get hold of someone please call our main number 03333 442237 but make sure you input extension 2018852 when prompted. This will put you through to the duty technician who will be supporting the workshops in the building who can come and unlock reception.

COURSE CONTENT


WEEK 1

  • Course overview

  • Equipment overview

  • Abelton Live overview

  • Programming and performing drums

  • Step sequencing


WEEK 2

  • Setting the musical scale in Ableton Live

  • Programming a bassline

  • Editing MIDI notes and event information

  • Altering your bass sound using processing and sound design techniques


WEEK 3

  • Using Push 2 & Ableton Live to write a chord progression

  • Using Push 2 & Ableton Live to write a melody

  • Melodic step sequencing

  • Creating a final mixdown

  • Exporting your music


*TICKETING: Please note the tickets are to hold the space for you. All ticket fees will be refunded upon successful completion of the 3 week programme.

FAQs


What time should I arrive?

Please try to arrive approximately 10 mins before the start of the session as this will enable a prompt start.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Attendees must be aged between 13 and 16 on the first day of the course.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

We are based in Plymouth City Centre so any central parking is within walking distance. If you are dropping your son or daughter off you can bring them right to the front door which is on Higher Lane.

What can I bring into the event?

Please bring a USB memory stick with you; this means you can take any work or mixes home with you.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email: jennifer.tozer@dbsmusic.co.uk

What's the refund policy?

All tickets are to hold a place on the course and will be refunded upon successful completion of the 3 week programme.

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