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This is a highly hands-on course designed to get you right at home with the latest technology powering recording studios across the world.
This course has been developed in consultation with influential members of the music industry to make sure students get all the experience required by their future employers.
It’s also a highly regarded qualification among universities and conservatoires.
Skills you’ll learn on this course will be indispensable as you enter your musical career.
We don’t expect you to know how to use all the professional software that’s commonplace on this course – but as you build your portfolio of projects you’ll get right at home with the technology that will likely become an indispensable part of your future career
You won’t just be working with computers. You’ll collaborate closely with Music students to produce recordings of their performances.
You’ll find many Music A-level students joining you on this course.
Music Technology is the perfect complement to the Music A-level, which focuses on the theory of music, works of celebrated artists and composers through the centuries, and students’ own compositions and performances.
On this Music Technology course you’ll learn how to produce your own music using the very latest technology. You’ll be assigned your own Apple Mac to use for the duration of this course, where you’ll be working on state-of-the-art applications used widely across industry.
Modules studied by Music Technology students include:
We’re big fans of Hans Zimmer here at Xaverian.
Today and inspired by the great German musical maestro we’re going to put our musical skills to the test by composing music for a James Bond movie.
To deliver that energetic, dramatic, action-fuelled vibe we’re pulling in the sounds of a string orchestra.
Using a MIDI keyboard and Logic Pro X your teacher will show you how to develop music from scratch.
And we’ll pop into one of Xaverian’s recording studios to lay down some live samples to be mixed into the final production.
On this lesson we’ll be working with chord themes, percussion, bass lines and melody to build up a soundtrack worthy of 007.
You’ll also enjoy a fantastic step-by-step guide to the music technology we use constantly throughout this immersive and inspiring course.
Many of our Music Technology alumni work in digital media, and music and film production. Suitable roles include:
As an undergraduate you might consider one of these courses: