Learn music technology and sound recording skills.

Get it together recording studio has been delivering music technology and sound recording training for over 10 years. This can range from half a day on a specific topic to an NVQ Level 2 certificate over 1 year.

Topics covered:

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Preparing to record/Recording/Playing back/Mixer/EQ/FX/Automation
     Editing-Moving/Copying/Muting/Erasing/Splitting/Resizing/Fading/Audio processing
Midi- Setting up/VST instruments/Track parameters/Midi editors/Quantize/       
     Automation/Interfacing with Reason


Reason-
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Overview of devices/Pattern devices/Recording/Editing
     Effects & Processors/Programming different styles


Sound Recording-

Mixer-Input channels/Inserts/Gain/EQ/Aux  Master/Sub group
     Signal flow/Compression/Gates
     Microphones/Microphone placement/Connecting outboard

Production & Mixing-

Recording techniques/use of FX/Equalisation in mix down/sterio image/mastering/exporting


NVQ Qualifications
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Qualification Name: NCFE LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE IN MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
Qualification Aim:
This qualification provides learners with the opportunity to explore the uses of music technology and provide experiences which will deepen and broaden their musical interests and skills.
Type: NQFLevel: Level 1GLH: 150
Accreditation/Renewal Date: 31/08/2010

Unit Summary
  • DEVELOP AND USE MIDI SEQUENCING SKILLS
  • UNDERSTAND AND USE STUDIO/BROADCAST TECHNOLOGY
  • EXPLORE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE MUSIC TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
  • UNDERSTANDING SOUND
  • UNDERSTAND AND DEVELOP MICROPHONE TECHNIQUE
  • DEVELOP AND USE SOUND EFFECTS SKILLS
  • DEVELOP MIXING AND MASTERING SKILLS
  • EXPLORE MUSIC AND THE INTERNET
  • USE PORTABLE MUSIC TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT
  • USE AUDIO EDITING TOOLS TO CREATE A PIECE
  • UNDERSTAND AND DEVELOP DJ SKILLS
  • DEVELOP AND USE MC SKILLS
  • DEVELOP AND USE MUSIC PERFORMANCE SKILLS
  • ASSIST WITH LIVE SOUND
  • DEVELOP AND USE AUDIO EFFECTS
  • PLAN AND PRODUCE A RECORDING
  • USE SYNTHESISERS AND MIDI INSTRUMENTS



Qualification Name: NCFE LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
Qualification Aim:
This qualification is ideal for any learners wishing to develop their understanding and practical skills in music technology.
Type: NQFLevel: Level 2GLH: 150
Accreditation/Renewal Date: 31/08/2010

Unit Summary
  • USE MIDI SEQUENCING SOFTWARE
  • UNDERSTAND THE APPLICATIONS OF MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
  • USE SOUND RECORDING TECHNIQUES
  • EXPLORE JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE MUSIC TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
  • USE AUDIO SAMPLING AND SEQUENCING
  • USE MULTI-TRACK SOUND RECORDING TECHNIQUES
  • USE MULTI-TRACK SOUND MIXING TECHNIQUES
  • UNDERSTAND DANCE MUSIC PRODUCTION
  • DEMONSTRATE SKILLS IN DJ PERFORMANCE
  • USE SOUND RECORDING EQUIPMENT
  • DEVELOP AUDIO EDITING SKILLS
  • UNDERSTANDING SOUND TO INFORM MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
  • USE PORTABLE MUSIC TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT
  • DEMONSTRATE LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCE TECHNOLOGY
  • PRODUCE AND PUBLISH A PODCAST