Loudon Stearns is an assistant professor in the Contemporary Writing & Production with Ableton Live and Composing and Producing Electronic Music. Berklee College of Music was founded on the revolutionary principle that the best way to prepare students for careers in music is through the Creating Sounds for Electronic Music Contemporary Writing and Production Loudon Stearns. Loudon Stearns is a professor at Berklee College of Music in the course Composing and Producing Electronic Music and the advanced Composing and.
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Authored by Loudon Stearns. Composing and Producing Electronic Music 2 will teach you the necessary tools and techniques to create contemporary electronic music composint a variety of styles, including techno, trip-hop, glitch, and dubstep. The lessons in this advanced level music composition course feature a series of videos describing musical, DAW, and synthesis techniques appropriate to the style.
For each style, there will also be a research and analysis component, in which students learn to listen critically and adapt to changes in technology and public musical taste. Students are then responsible for ooudon a complete piece of music for that style.
Composing and Producing Electronic Music 2 Course – Berklee Online
Sound design is an integral part of producing contemporary electronic music, so it will be a major focus of this music composition course. We will build on the synthesis lessons from Composing and Ellectronic Electronic Music 1 and introduce sampling as another important tool for sound design using the industry standard Native Instruments Ekectronic sampler.
By the end elevtronic the course, the students will be able to: Compose and produce in various styles of electronic music, including techno, trip-hop, glitch, and dubstep Analyze electronic music to keep up on current trends Synthesize the major components of electronic music Understand the main aspects of groove Utilize complex signal flow for creative purposes Layer acoustic and electronic elements Use automation effectively Compose with harmony appropriate to electronic music styles Read Less Overview Syllabus Requirements Instructors Enroll Now No application required Request Info Need guidance?
Completion of Composing and Producing Electronic Music 1 or equivalent knowledge and experience is required.
Loudon Stearns is an associate professor at Berklee College of Music, a course author and instructor at Berklee Online, and an active media-artist. Within the Contemporary Writing and Production department at Berklee College of Music, he prepares students to work as independent composers and producers in a technology-laden music industry.
Online, he focuses on the latest electronic music styles and music-technology innovations, showing students how to analyze contemporary styles and use the latest music technology in their own works. An innovator in both education and art, Ans authored a Massive Open Online Class, “Introduction to Music Production,” that has provided high-quality free education to hundreds of thousands of students, received an award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association for “Excellence in Teaching” and received the “Excellence in Media Art” award from the Emerson College Visual and Media Art department.
Holding a Bachelor of Music in Contemporary Writing and Production and Bass Performance from Berklee College of Music, and a Master of Fine Arts in Media Art from Emerson College, Loudon pulls from a broad range of skills in the creation of his own multi-media performances that include live music, steadns, dance, visual art and interactivity.
Of particular interest is using the entire composkng as a andd space by using internet streaming to coordinate numerous performers and audiences on vastly different parts of the globe. The technical mhsic aesthetic challenges of this type of electronoc are new and exciting and require the sort of broad skill-set that Loudon has developed through his extensive institutional and self education in music, sound, performance, motion graphics, photography, programming, and construction.
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