Why choose Music Technology?
Music Technology is a creative and innovative subject which arms you with the skills needed to arrange, compose, produce and record music. You will gain an understanding of a wide range of popular musical styles, and will learn how to use technology successfully in the field of contemporary popular music. The course is very practical with much of the work being carried out at computer work stations. There are excellent opportunities to learn to operate a wide variety of music hardware and software, all in superb facilities including a teaching room with a fully equipped suite of computers (one student per computer) and two recording studios, one including an acoustically isolated booth. The AS Studio comprises Logic Studio 8 with M-Audio Profire 2626 audio interface, whilst the A2 studio contains Logic Studio 8, Tascam DM3200 mixer, outboard effects, balanced tie-lines to an acoustic booth, and a recital room. There is also access to the full range of McDSP professional audio plug-in effects.
The music department has a strong and varied extracurricular programme including the following groups: brass ensemble, chamber choir, College choir, folk/roots music, jazz choir, jazz/funk band, symphony orchestra, wind orchestra, radio show production and DJ workshops. There are regular extension events including music industry talks, university talks, trips to gigs and workshops.
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