What to expect...• Group Work with people who • Demonstrative Music Theory (you aren’t “in your band” even can use Garageband for this)• Multiple levels of abilities in groups (like the real world) • Skype Visits from Pros (Invite your own too!)• Becoming proﬁcient at Logic Express by the end of the year • An iTunes Minarets High Album release for 2012-13 DigiPro• Small lessons by me & constant classes (You will vote on the projects from you songs!)
Projects•I’ll require a task not a genre. • You will have to work on your projects after class hours.•I’ll need you to put the song ﬁrst. No egos please. •Your attitude is key in this process; we don’t have to do•Group work is real-world work your song every time. Let’s especially with persons with take turns, play rocks/paper/ one exceptional talent & scissors/shoot, or be chill somewhat/complete ignorance about it. in other areas.
Demonstrative Music Theory• We will learn Basic Music Theory in my class•You won’t have a paper & ledger exam or homework ever.•You will have to demonstrate the concepts with Garageband or any other program in 4 to 8 bars of music.• These will be small tasks & not projects. Often this will be light homework (20 minutes or less).
Small Lessons Many Choices• I’m going to be all over the place: vocal training/warmup/ philosophy, mic’ing amps, studio language, attitudes of success, music licensing, Ableton, Pro Tools, Skyping, Songwriting, Lyrical development, teamwork, philosophies of success, and so much more.• If you like something we do & want to pursue that topic, just ask and we will either as a whole class or small group.• Small group activities/projects can happen by request.