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Music Technology at Bedlingtonshire Community High School

Course description

You will study the use of recording equipment and software and develop skills in using this equipment to record and manipulate sound. You will develop skills in mixing and producing music and in the creation of music using technology. You will also have access to our brand new state of the art recording studio and professional standard equipment to develop your skills.

You will gain knowledge of various microphones, recording and sound production/mixing equipment as well as techniques for their use and the use of midi and music software. You will also develop knowledge of music creation/manipulation through a digital medium and composing using specialist software used by professionals in the industry. In addition to this you will study the techniques used by the professionals in the industry through studying their work.

You will gain an understanding of how technology can be an effective tool for musicians and how music can be explored through more than instrumental performance and classical theory.

You will gain an understanding of the physical aspects of sound and its effective production, recording and live mixing.

Entry requirements

Most people who take this course generally have completed BTEC Music in Years 10 and 11 achieving a Pass grade. You will find good ICT and maths skillshelpful too as the course uses both heavily.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bedlingtonshire Community High School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years