Welcome to theUniversity of Brighton’s    Faculty of ArtsDigital Music and Sound Arts        Open day 2012    www.brighton...
Did you know?                                                                We are the twelfth                           ...
Our Course is located     within theAcademic Programme         in   Photography,  Moving Image, & Sound (DMSA)
IntroductionThe Digital Music and Sound Arts courseprogramme is a unique, innovative and practice-based course that engage...
IntroductionContemporary practice in sound and music takesplace in a complex and fast changing environmentwhere artistic w...
Introduction   By balancing sound practices with theoretical   reflection and contextual research of artistic,  cultural a...
Exploring and developing innovative               concepts         - main focus areas 1) Sound and Music for the Moving Im...
Exploring and developing innovative                   concepts             - main focus areas1) Sound for the Moving Image...
Exploring and developing innovative                 concepts            main focus areas1) Sound for the Moving Image – ad...
StudentsOur students come from diverse musical, artisticand stylistic backgrounds.As a student, you are encouraged to get ...
StudentsOn our website you can listen and see recent examples      of student projects, which we keep up-to-date          ...
Career ProspectsTogether with the many transferable skills taught,this course with a strong focus on creativity andinnovat...
Career Prospects Our graduates have moved on to work in leading             organisations such as:BBC World Service, BBC R...
Staff TeamHolger ZschenderleinPrincipal Lecturer, Subject LeaderDr. Kersten GlandienSenior LecturerDr. Thor MagnussonSenio...
Staff TeamThe Digital Music and Sound Arts lecturers have astrong research background and are specialists inacademic and/o...
Facilities-       Four modern state-of-the-art Digital Production        and Post-Production Studios-       Two sound isol...
FacilitiesStudents have free access to all four digitalproduction and post-production studios equippedwith state-of-the-ar...
FacilitiesA dedicated tutorial and seminar room is set asidefor individual and small group consultations andthere is a sep...
Applying for the CourseWe are a popular course with a history ofaccepting outstanding students withstrong portfolios and c...
Applying for the CourseApplicants are generally expected minimum grades ABB or equivalentsupported by a strong portfolio. ...
Applying for the CourseBA (Hons) Digital Music and Sound Arts       arts.brighton.ac.uk/dmsa           Hayley Clements    ...
We hope you  enjoyed thepresentation and your day here.       -      Contact us:  Hayley ClementsCourse Administrator & Ad...
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  • You will graduate from a leading professional university - we work with professionals and companies to make sure that our courses teach students the skills needed for industry employment and meet professional and industry standards.You will be part of an institution that is innovative and relevant - we pride ourselves on pioneering new approaches and our research addresses issues and challenges that are facing us in the 21st Century.You will benefit from our career-focused approach - 94% of our courses included work-based experience and we provide you with career-planning support and life skills development from your first year.You will learn with facilities tailored to your needs - our modern facilitiesand traditional technologiesallows our students to work to the level of industry professionals and to gain valuable historical insight into past working methods.You will be given excellent teaching and support - our support services and teaching standards have been independently evaluated as being of a high standard.You will live and study in an outstanding location – Brighton is a vibrant creative and cultural city with many festivals, events and artistic communities who welcome our student involvement. 
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    1. 1. Welcome to theUniversity of Brighton’s Faculty of ArtsDigital Music and Sound Arts Open day 2012 www.brighton.ac.uk/arts
    2. 2. Did you know? We are the twelfth most applied for The University of Brighton UK university, with 40,000 applicants for 4,000 places.• You will graduate from a leading professional university• You will be part of an institution that is innovative and relevant• You will benefit from our career-focused approach• You will study with facilities tailored to your needs• You will be given excellent teaching and support• You will live and study in an outstanding location
    3. 3. Our Course is located within theAcademic Programme in Photography, Moving Image, & Sound (DMSA)
    4. 4. IntroductionThe Digital Music and Sound Arts courseprogramme is a unique, innovative and practice-based course that engages creatively with soundand music in contemporary practices, based upona broad theoretical underpinning.The course is part of a distinguished art facultywith a wide range of artistic practices, where ourstudents are guided by the specialised expertiseof a research-active staff team.
    5. 5. IntroductionContemporary practice in sound and music takesplace in a complex and fast changing environmentwhere artistic work and technologies continuallydiversify.The course therefore explores innovative andhybrid concepts in both the arts and creativeindustries, where emphasis is put on therelationship between sound / music and other artforms.
    6. 6. Introduction By balancing sound practices with theoretical reflection and contextual research of artistic, cultural and media contexts and their aestheticimplications, the central focus is to create a culture of exploration with a stimulus for innovation through experimentation. As a student you will be encouraged to reflect upon traditional working methods with the aim to explore and develop innovative concepts and methods.
    7. 7. Exploring and developing innovative concepts - main focus areas 1) Sound and Music for the Moving Image 2) Sound Art 3) Sound & Music for New Media
    8. 8. Exploring and developing innovative concepts - main focus areas1) Sound for the Moving Image – Musical compositionand Sound Design for Film, TV, Video, Games andInternet.2) Sound Art – Sound in relation to other art forms,interactive installations, sound sculpting, soundspatialisation (i.e. sound diffusion) and installation atreal and virtual sites.3) Sound & New Media – Sound and Music in thecontext of the new digital media, generative compositionor interface design, in areas such as computer games,the internet, and apps for mobile media.
    9. 9. Exploring and developing innovative concepts main focus areas1) Sound for the Moving Image – addressing screen-based sound and music (sound design and musicalcomposition) for film, video, games, internet andtelevision.2) Sound Art – addressing sound in relation to other artforms, such as sculpture, installation art, photography,architecture, performance art, environmental art andradiophonics, interactive and interdisciplinary soundpractices, sound sculpting, sound spatialisation andinstallation at real and virtual sites.3) Sound & New Media – covering sound and music inthe context of the new content afforded by the digitalmedia, such as generative composition or interfacedesign, in areas such as computer games, the internet,and apps for mobile media.
    10. 10. StudentsOur students come from diverse musical, artisticand stylistic backgrounds.As a student, you are encouraged to get involvedin an exploratory process, which is driven by yourown interest and aims to support to find yourindividual path within the areas of sound andmusic.The course is dedicated to the facilitation of arts.brighton.ac.uk/dmsacreative and experimental approaches to soundand music, giving you strong array of transferableskills preparing you for a wide range ofprofessional choices.
    11. 11. StudentsOn our website you can listen and see recent examples of student projects, which we keep up-to-date on Soundcloud and YouTube. Go to http:/ / arts.brighton.ac.uk/dmsa + click the tab ‘What you will study’
    12. 12. Career ProspectsTogether with the many transferable skills taught,this course with a strong focus on creativity andinnovative practices in sound and music providesan excellent foundation and training for careers insome of the following areas:Musical Composition / Sound Design for Film, TVand Video, Games Industry, Music / SoundProduction, Radio, Stage i.e. Theatre andPerforming Arts, Interactive & New Media andSound Arts for Galleries and Public Spaces.
    13. 13. Career Prospects Our graduates have moved on to work in leading organisations such as:BBC World Service, BBC Radio South East, Radio 5Live (Germany), Warp Records (UK), and WDR(National Radio) and ZDF (National TV) in Germany,Brighton TV for Beijing Olympics (A-V Post-Production),Royal Shakespeare Company (In-House SoundDesigner), Sound / Music Production (UK / Germany /USA), A-V Programming, Composition and SoundDesign for Games Companies, Composition and SoundDesign for Film, TV + Advertising and as IndependentComposers / Sound Artists nationally andinternationally.Others have continued their Studies and Research atPostgraduate Level i.e. Masters, PhD including at theUniversity of Brighton.
    14. 14. Staff TeamHolger ZschenderleinPrincipal Lecturer, Subject LeaderDr. Kersten GlandienSenior LecturerDr. Thor MagnussonSenior LecturerJean MartinSenior LecturerBob MortonSenior Sound Technician and DemonstratorJoshua Clark-LegallienneSound Technician and DemonstratorBen BeasleySenior A-V Technician and Demonstrator
    15. 15. Staff TeamThe Digital Music and Sound Arts lecturers have astrong research background and are specialists inacademic and/or practical fields i.e. Music Production,Music Composition & Sound Design, Media Industry,Film / Video, Broadcasting in Radio / TV, New Media,Sound Art, Programming, Sound/ Music Production,Sound Design for Theatre & Contemporary Dance,Studio Productions, Theory and Aesthetics,Interdisciplinary Research).Visiting lecturers, usually practitioners with specialskills, support the permanent staff with additionallectures, workshops and tutorials.The main function of tutors and lecturers is tostimulate and excite the students’ interest, and workclosely with students’ initiatives.We offer lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials,visit events and go on field trips.
    16. 16. Facilities- Four modern state-of-the-art Digital Production and Post-Production Studios- Two sound isolated Recording Booth- Newly build multi - channel Sound Diffusion Lab- Dedicated Computer Workstation Area- Dedicated Tutorial Room- Dedicated Seminar Room- Specialized six-channel high end digital field Recorder + 5.1 field MicrophoneDedicated technical support is available via two Sound Technicians and one A-V Technician.
    17. 17. FacilitiesStudents have free access to all four digitalproduction and post-production studios equippedwith state-of-the-art hardware and software, highclass stereo, 5.1 or 7.1 surround-sound speakersystems and two sound isolated recording booths.In addition, we have a new developed SoundDiffusion Lab where students can experiment withspatial audio-visual projections, multichannelsound and unconventional speaker configurations.We have a dedicated computer workstation areafor individual student use, teaching presentationsand demonstrations that is equipped with alltaught software
    18. 18. FacilitiesA dedicated tutorial and seminar room is set asidefor individual and small group consultations andthere is a separate workshop area where studentsbuild customised instruments and devices.Additionally, for specialized field recordingsstudents make use or our digital six-channelrecorder and 5.1 field microphone.
    19. 19. Applying for the CourseWe are a popular course with a history ofaccepting outstanding students withstrong portfolios and consider allapplications on an individual basis.
    20. 20. Applying for the CourseApplicants are generally expected minimum grades ABB or equivalentsupported by a strong portfolio. Applicants whose predicted grades fallbelow these minimum requirements, but who can demonstrate a highquality portfolio, are still encouraged to apply and will be considered onan individual basis. For the interview, applicants will be expected:a) to present a portfolio * of their own compositions or sound works. This should be presented as a show-reel of five minutes max. (on a CD or DVD or as a standard audio / a-v file format) containing a selection of works;b) to demonstrate a good knowledge of http:/ / musicianship, affinity for experimentation, arts.brighton.ac.uk/dmsa awareness of related art forms, and an experience of working with sound/music related technologies;c) to bring two samples of academic writing. Interviews will take place usually between January – May.
    21. 21. Applying for the CourseBA (Hons) Digital Music and Sound Arts arts.brighton.ac.uk/dmsa Hayley Clements Administrative and Admissions Assistant + General Enquiries h.clements@brighton.ac.uk tel: ++44 (0)1273 64 3200
    22. 22. We hope you enjoyed thepresentation and your day here. - Contact us: Hayley ClementsCourse Administrator & Admissions Assistanth.clements@brighton.ac.ukarts.brighton.ac.uk/dmsa Holger Zschenderlein, Course Leader ++44 (0)1273 64 3200 direct 64 3206
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