On demand (subject to availability)
Explore the technology and techniques used to create the music you hear every day!
The Channel offers a range of music composition workshops to suit all students, from those with little or no music skills to advanced senior music students. Please browse the workshops offered below, and get in contact with our schools team if you need further clarification or support in selecting the right workshop for your students.
Participants in Into the Music – Composition Workshops will explore technology and techniques used to create the music they hear every day. All levels of musical knowledge can be catered for; from students who have never made music before to experienced secondary and tertiary music students. The workshops can be run on a variety of software platforms depending on the experience or needs of the group. Whether you’re looking for a new, creative experience for your students or needing to fulfil specific curriculum requirements, this suite of workshops provide fun and engaging ways to explore music and musical concepts. The software options for Into the Music workshops are: ACID Music Studio or Ableton Live.
Use the table below to help decide which workshop is right for your students. Please get in touch with us if you would like to tailor the workshop to suit your curriculum planning.
|Software||ACID Music Studio
Loop-Based Music Production
Electronic Music Production
|Suitability||Year 3 – Year 12||Year 7 – Year 12|
|Pre-requisites||No prior knowledge of music composition or instrument experience necessary||Some experience with instruments an advantage, but not necessary|
|Workshop Content||Using pre-set Audio Loops to compose a piece of music
Exploring different genres
Learning about musical structure
Composing to a specific brief (3 hour session)
Fun and easy for all ages
|Creating Audio Loops to compose a piece of music
Exploring Electronic music production
Triggering and arranging samples
Exploring Audio Effects and basic mixing
Content can be easy or more difficult, depending on the skill level of your students
Student work will be made available for download via a link emailed to the teacher making the booking.
|The Arts||Critical and Creative Thinking|
|Personal and Social|