Digital Composition

Digital Composition

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“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.” Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Photograph of a Water Droplet being Vibrated by Sound

UPCOMING EVENTS AND CLASSES

WE HAVE MOVED TO SAUSALITO

Our new address is 110 Caledonia St. Ste A  Sausalito, CA 94965
Store & Therapy Center closed until further notice because of the bug
You can still order online
Normal hours 11-5 Tuesday – Saturday

Mt. Shasta Sound Healing Retreat

August 15th, 16th and morning of the 17th
Come vibrate with us in a beautiful spot in Nature
$188 until April 1st  (Always sells out)
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Free Sound Healing Workshop and Open House

Sunday May 3rd 1-6PM (if all is settled by then)
How Sound affects us Physically, Mentally, Emotionally and Spiritually
with many heart opening meditations with sound.
Come for all or part.    (Call for a tour anytime)
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Sound Healing and Therapy Certificate

AT THE INSTITUTE
Summer Intensive – June 2-13th and July 30th-August 9th
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ONLINE
Next start time is March 21st, 24th or 26th
Ongoing Enrollment starts about every two weeks
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INDIVIDUAL CLASSES AVAILABLE – MORE INFO

 

Recording Arts and Technology Certificate

INSTITUTE – Next Semester begins June 22nd
Five days per week
ONLINE – Next Semester begins March 24th
One day per week.
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Home Note Assessment

Find your home note where you are At Peace and get a CD in its key.
Proven to be helpful for your immune system and all organs.
Good for a wide range of issues.
Online or at the Institute
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VAH – Voice Analysis Harmony Software

Find missing frequencies in your voice that correspond to different physical and emotional issues.
Assessment and Song Remedies $65.
Full Software $888.  Next training is April 25th. Purchase by April 18th to join.
More info at www.VoiceAnalysisHarmony.com

Digital Composition

Day Classes
Classes are 4 days per week to be scheduled.
Classes are normally 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM.
Labs are normally 10 AM – 4 PM.

Night Classes
Classes are 4 nights per week to be scheduled.
Classes are normally 6:30 – 10 PM.
Labs are normally 6 PM to midnight.

Size
Classes are limited to 25 people, so classes are small enough to address specific questions and concerns of each student. (although classes are normally around 10 people). Classes are broken into much smaller groups for recording sessions and labs.


Course #
Hours
Tuition
Course Descriptions
DC101
54 Hrs.
$1600
Digital Composer’s Tools
(Reason, Live, Acid, Recycle)
In this class, students are taught the core available software for digital composers: Reason, Live, Acid, Recycle, V-Stack, VST’s and VSTI’s, as well as the integration of the different software. Finally, utilizing the software to obtain the most efficient results in composition is discussed. Students will have weekly assignments to create music using certain programs and combinations of programs.
Synthesis and Sampling
Synthesis used in the music world along with the various types of synthesis are covered, including: Analog, FM, Additive, AM, Granular, Wavetable, Modular, Wave Shaping etc. Parts of an analog synthesizer are studied, including: Filters, Oscillators, Modulators, LFO’s, Envelopes and Signal Flow. The software program “Reaktor” is explained in-depth and students are required to build their own analog synthesizer. Sampling, Multi-sampling, keyboard mapping, trimming samples and loops are discussed. An in-depth study of soft samplers on the market is conducted.
DC300
54 Hrs.
$1600

Advanced Music Theory, Songwriting, and Composition
Arranging for vocal harmonies, strings, horns and alternative chord arrangements are discussed. The second half of the class is spent on arranging parts of a song, song structure and orchestration choices inside of complex types of music.
Music Arranging and Programming
Arranging for vocal harmonies, strings, horns and alternative chord arrangements are discussed. Arranging parts of a song, song structure and orchestration choices inside of complex types of music. Techniques on programming drums, synth parts and overall editing to shape music. In a world where programming beats and editing is creating the music as much as the instruments are, students learn a large bag of tricks to improve drum programming and synth programming. Tricks involved are editing, EFX processing and creating tracks through edits. Also, proper vocal tuning and other industry standard programming tricks are taught.
DC100L
90 Hrs.
$1600
Digital Audio Production Labs
Hands-on time mixing and computer work with Lab Facilitator supervision.
• Hands-on Live Recording Sessions
• Hands-on Mixing Multitrack Projects
• Hands-on Editing, and Beat Production
• Sequencing, Sampling
198 Hrs
$4800
Total Program – CLICK HERE for more information on Tuition and Payment Plans