Semester Schedule, Fall 2018

PART I: Digital Audio

Week 0 —— August 23rd
– Course Introduction

Week 1 —August 28th andAugust 30th
– Digital Audio Fundamentals, Audio Recording Techniques

Week 2 — September 4th and 6th
– Audio Editing, Sample Preparation, Sound file Libraries and Mixing Basics

Week 3 — September 11th and 13th
– Principles of Multi-track Mixing and Mastering

Week 4 — September 18th and 20th
– Signal Routing and Processing

Week 5 — September 25th and 27th
– Advanced DAW Techniques, Formats and Finalizing

PART II: Synthesizers, Samplers, and Sequencing

Week 6 —— October 2nd and 4th
– Introduction to MIDI and controllers
— Project 1 due Thursday October 4th; in-class project listening/discussion

Week 7—— FALL BREAK and October 11th
– Synthesis, Timbre, and modeling

Week 8 —— October 16th and 18th
– Synthesizers, Sequencing, and Sampling; Non-linear sequencing

Week 9 — October 24th and 26th
– Inter-application Connectivity; Advanced MIDI and Networks

Week 10 —October 30th and November 1st
– Analog electronics and DIY (DIT, Do-it-together)

PART III: Composition and Live Performance

Week 11 — — November 6th and 8th
– Compositional practices and musical form
— Project 2 due Thursday November 8th: project listening/discussion

Week 12 — November 13th and 15th
– Live Performance Techniques and Controllers; Real-time Processing

Week 13 — — November 2oth and THANKSGIVING BREAK
– Modular Programming and Interactivity

Week 14 — —November 27th and 29th
– Controllers and live sound reinforcement

Week 15 — —December 4th
– Final Concert preparations and discussion

Final Concert: Sound Art Forum, Friday December 7th 2018, Lincoln Hall B20

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