‘A fantastic song writing experience’ exploring music making for young people based on their interest and hobbies, students can express themselves with style and end with a song that lasts forever.
What will you learn on this course?
In this course children will learn how to create their own music which will include a chorus or verse and be accompanied by samples and sounds of their choice. Using industry software and professional equipment the students will create music in their chosen genre and create lyrics based on their interest and hobbies. The students will also be given the option to record their lyrics.
With support from the tutor, they will learn how to make basic arrangements and understand song structure.
They will learn technical skills such as recording midi, using audio samples, recording audio and programming beats. The media studio is equipped with Apple Mac computers, microphones and mid keyboards all ready to help them write their first hit record.
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for children aged 12 to 17 years. It is open to all ability levels and children don’t need previous experience. Parents are not expected to accompany children on these courses. All our staff are DBS checked.
The course is accessible for children of all abilities. We can provide a learning support worker and a parent or carer may assist their child if required. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible.
Age ranges are set carefully to take into account key age developments, materials being used and course stimulus. It is very important that age ranges are not too large or across key stages and therefore need to be adhered to.
Do you need to bring anything?
Please bring your own pair of headphones.
All course materials and equipment are provided.
Are there any additional costs?
There are no additional costs for this course.
Who teaches this course?
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