Are you into music production, singing or want to learn the secrets of songwriting? We run practical short courses at our premises in Deptford, south east London, where you can learn industry standard packages such as Logic, and professional vocal technique from tutors who live and work in music.
Summer 2013 – All courses start w/c 22 April 2013
MAKING MUSIC FOR TV ADS – FOUR INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS, THURSDAYS
If you’re already making music and are looking for ways to earn income from your creativity, this course reveals sought after industry secrets of how to make music for TV adverts. Starts Thursday 25 April.
CRE8TIV® KEYS – THURSDAYS 6.30-8.30PM
Fed up with relying on the same old loops? Getting ‘stuck’ with half-written tricks? Dissatisfied with your demos? Whether you’re a music producer, songwriter, or vocalist, keyboard skills are essential if you want to unlock your true music potential. Understanding harmony can seem daunting, but we’ll demystify it for you. You’ll learn chord construction, create original chord sequences, learn the secrets of tension and release and much more. A deeper awareness of how songs are constructed will lift you to a higher level and liberate your creativity. Starts Thursday 25 April.BOOK YOUR PLACE>
MUSIC PRODUCTION - TUESDAYS 6 – 9PM,
This course will show you how to create, arrange and push your tracks to their full potential using professional production software. We use Logic and Reason, two of the most powerful programmes available which are used by producers like Kayne, Dr. Dre and Dizzee Rascal, and we work exclusively on Apple computers, still the tool of choice in most high-end studios. You’ll learn how to choose and edit sounds, how to use samplers, understanding MIDI as well as how to mix, edit and export your finished track. Whatever genre of music you want to produce, this course will help you improve your production skills. Starts Tuesday 23 April. BOOK YOUR PLACE>
CRE8TIV® VOICES COMMUNITY CHOIR – TUESDAYS 6.30 – 9PM,
The human voice is the original musical instrument, and this course focuses on its limitless potential for creativity. Liberate your songwriting through collaboration! Original melodies, inspired by lyric ideas, lead naturally to harmonies and chord sequences. Supported by close attention to technical skills and microphone technique, you will soon be ready for exciting performance opportunities. The course takes place in our performance hall in Deptford. Starts Tuesday 23 April. BOOK YOUR PLACE>
Our short courses cost £80 for 10-weeks or £40 concessions (proof of entitlement required). Making Music for TV Ads is £100 (£50 concession) (10% discount for MU/BASCA members. To book your place just fill out the booking form and return it to us – The Midi Music Company, 77 Watson’s Street, Deptford, London, SE8 4AU, with payment (cash or postal order). Or contact us for more information on 020 8694 6093.
Our next term starts w/c 22 April 2013.