Experience music in the moment, with like-minded people. In an intimate setting, you will get hands-on experience using hardware synthesizers in a variety of different configurations. Through this course, you will gain a basic understanding of subtractive synthesis, functions of a sequencer/drum machine, basic song structure, an overview of performative effects, and be able to cohesively write and perform a song with hardware on the spot.
This course is 24 hours ($50/hour).
INSTRUMENTS & CONCEPTS COVERED:
The Mixing Console
The Drum Machine
Classes will consist of 4 students. Together, they will develop analog hardware and performance skills. Various groups of two or three students will be asked to perform and improvise together. Once the program is finished, the students will have an ability to play live for their friends and family in one of the city’s clubs.