Adults

The Uncovered Series

A series of music industry and practical courses for adults:

  • Songwriting and Composition
  • Music Technology
  • Performance
  • Music Business

The Uncovered series takes the shape of conferences, seminars, weekly evening classes and weekend day-long workshops.

All of our courses and events are facilitated by music industry experts and professional musicians.

Producer Uncovered

Beginners: 2 October to 11 December, Wednesdays 7-10pm, Education Suite, £180
Intermediate: 26 February to 14 May, Wednesdays 7-10pm, Education Suite, £180

(suitable for anyone aged 18+)

10 week music production courses aimed at beginner and intermediate levels. Delivered by professional music producers and guest industry specialists the course will give participants a comprehensive introduction to the field.

Each session has four main areas of study:

  • Technical Skills
  • Creative Development
  • Professional Development
  • Contextual Study

By the end of the course we aim for you to be able to:

  • Produce your own music using industry standard software
  • Choose and manipulate appropriate sounds for a given genre
  • Create appropriate rhythm tracks for a given genre
  • Use effects that are in keeping with the given genre
  • Use recording techniques that complement overall genre conventions
  • Mixdown final track using appropriate production values

The course covers a number of elements of music production including audio sequencing, digital signal processing and sound design.

These courses are led by Wedge, with specialist guest sessions from Paul Jebanasam on sound design (Subtext recordings / Multiverse Music) and Nick Talbot on songwriting and production (Gravenhurst – Warp Records). Past tutors and guest industry professionals include Dazee, Appleblim, Crewz and Interface.

For further information and to book online visit the course pages:
Beginners
Intermediate
To discuss the course contact us at colstonhall@bristolplaysmusic.org.uk or call us on 0117 204 7124.

Music Industry Uncovered with UK Music

1 March 2014

Ever wanted to know how to get a job in the music industry?

Looking to make contacts and meet employers?

Come along to Music Industry Uncovered – a one-day conference looking at the diverse career pathways into the music industry. Contributions from both local and international music professionals will cover:

  • Music production
  • Artist and event management
  • Recording and mastering
  • Songwriting and session-work
  • Music education
  • Labels, publishing and commercial composition

For more information contact us at colstonhall@bristolplaysmusic.org.uk