Adults

Producer Uncovered

Music industry and practical courses for adults:

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

Our popular evening music production courses for adults, Producer Uncovered  runs for 10 weeks.  For more on course content, cost and booking information click on the links below.

Logic Pro: Beginners

Running over 10 sessions, learn the fundamentals of multi-track composition with Logic Pro X at this music production course, in Colston Hall’s state-of-the-art education suite.

Delivered by professional music producers and specialist guest industry professionals Producer Uncovered is a hands-on, creative course, exploring how to build music from scratch, experiment with ideas and move towards a finished product, giving you the practical skills you need to create, develop and hone your ideas.

The beginners course covers:

Technical Skills

  • Basics of Logic
  • Audio recording
  • Audio Instruments
  • Rhythm programming
  • Effects processing

Creative Development

  • Identifying creative influences
  • Introduction to critical thinking
  • Developing audio sketches

Professional Development

  • Intro to Soundcloud and Bandcamp
  • Understanding the hype machine

Contextual Study

  • Short history of electronic music
  • Genre based research

Ableton Live: Beginners*

Learn all about this innovative package, giving you a straightforward way to get your ideas down, experiment and create your own original music. This 10-week course for adults, delivered by music professionals, will give you the know-how to make the most of Ableton Live.

This course is suitable for beginners, or those experienced with other music packages that want to learn Ableton and covers:

Technical Skills

  • Recording audio and midi
  • Time-stretching and meter
  • Software instruments

Creative Development

  • Sketching ideas
  • Loop and scene management
  • Live arranging

Performance Development

  • Live on stage
  • Midi controllers (using Akai APC20)
  • Live and DJing

*Participants also receive a discount of €140 on Ableton Standard or Suite Products when booking this course.

To find out more contact us at colstonhall@bristolplaysmusic.org or call us on 0117 204 7126.