Graduated with honours at Metalworks Institute in 2016 where I learned several Digital Audio Workstations including industry standard Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Cubase and Ableton. I explored sound design through various synths and samplers, as well as how to mix a song all within software. I have worked as a sound operator and sound designer for live theater projects where I had to create SFX and musical compositions.
Learning basic navigation of software as well as the ins and outs.
Difference between hardware and Software Understand Software settings – Sample Rate/Bit Depth How to export music correctly for different encoders – MP3/Mp4/WAV etc. keyboard shortcuts. tips on creating templates. Stock VSTS. processing effect plug-ins.
Understand Midi synthesis, also includes additive, subtractive, frequency modulation and wavetable synthesis.
Explore soft-synths such as Serum, Massive, Kontakt and FM8. re-sampling techniques. Audio warping. Music Production Lessons:
Learn/help with composing, arranging and mixing.
Learn arranging techniques such as where to put instruments to help strengthen song structure before entering mixing stage. Explain processing Plug-ins including types of EQ, compressors, reverbs and effects. Concept of mixing and mixing techniques. Basic to intermediate levels of Ear-training. Learning what to look for and how to identify problems.
I am also willing to help students on their personal projects to further enhance the points above.