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Training for Music Technology A/S Level Teachers

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QS/029 (George Herbert) off Arts Foyer

York St John University

Lord Mayors Walk

York

YO31 7EX

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Teachers will gain an opportunity to:

Increase their subject knowledge and explore practical techniquessuitable for the classroom
Develop classroom strategies, planning and schemes of work
Review assessment methods through exemplar work
Consider practicalities of running Music Technology courses, managing the resources and work spaces
Elaborate on methods ensuring students get the most benefit from courses
Provide room for discussion with colleagues, exchange of ideas and best practice

Programme:

09:30 Coffee & Registration (QS/029 George Herbert)

10:00 Session 1: Sequencing Techniques for Successful Productions
• Recreating artists’ performances; analysis and discrimination skills and tools
• Shaping musical performances; sequencing and editing approaches for convincing outcomes
• Synthesis, Samplers, Drum Machine plug-ins; sound design, manipulation and real time control
• Production and refinement; using plug-ins for Effects and Processing
• Final mix considerations; referencing and evaluation
• Assessed work; standards, criteria for marking

11:00 Coffee (QS/111 Lecture Theatre)

11:15 Session 2: Recording Studio Approaches
• Drum recording and acoustics discussion: getting the best from limited facilities
• Management of multitrack recording projects; first pass, overdub, edits/comping from multiple takes
• General microphone and recording techniques
• Critical listening skills in recording live performers; good practice for fruitful, enjoyable sessions
• Processing, effects and mixing; building the final mix
• Mixdown, referencing and evaluation
• Assessed work; standards and criteria

12:30 Lunch (HG/052 - Dining room)

13:15 Session 3: Creative work in Composition and Arranging
• Approaches to technology based composition and arranging; creating unique ideas with the technology, conventions of electronic composition and arranging
• Sound design and manipulation; Sampling/Audio editing, Synthesis, Creative Effects use
• Working with stimulus material/briefs
• Assessed work; standards and criteria

14:15 Coffee & Discussion (QS/111 Lecture Theatre)

14:30 Session 4: Delivering & Managing the Course: Sharing Good Practice
• Teaching and Learning Strategies
• Designing Schemes of Work, Internal Tracking and Assessment
• Written work including Development and Use of Studio Technology, technical language and descriptions
• Discussion based on group requirements; flexible session where we decide the focus as a group; share best practice, advice & experience
• Upcoming changes to A-level qualifications - the future of Music Technology

15:30 End

Location: York St John University.

Time: 09.30 - 15.15
Price: FOC - booking is essential
Contact: Events - events@yorksj.ac.uk or 01904 876893

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Lord Mayors Walk

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