MUS 1024 – Introduction to Music Technology

An introduction to music software applications and hardware components used in the teaching and production of music. Topics include Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI), notation, synthesis, digital sequencing, computer assisted instruction, audio mixing and recording, and the history of electronic music. Students are introduced to many software programs and work closely with Pro Tools and Sibelius. Technologies, as well as aesthetics concepts, are introduced and explored through creative projects.