Music Technology Foundations

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Available now till 2024-12-31
15.00 Educational Hours
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About this Course

Want to produce and record your own music?

This course will help you do that by showing you how to apply new technologies to your own creative practice, using freeware and browser based apps.

Music Technology Foundations draws on Adelaide’s world-class pioneering expertise in making electronic music, to provide a great foundation to a career in music and to enable any learner to use technology in creative ways.

In this course, you’ll learn about the core principles of music technology, including sound, audio, MIDI, effects and sequencing.


Luke Harrald
Luke Harrald
Luke Harrald is a composer, performer and new-media artist. He holds a PhD in composition from the University of Adelaide, and is known for his ground-breaking work that fuses computer science and live music. Luke creates compositions that critique modern life and digital culture, and enables musicians to interact with technology in new ways. He also builds innovative installation works. Luke has spoken on and performed around Australia, and internationally, including performances and artist talks in London, Paris and Montreal. He is currently head of studies in the Popular Music and Creative Technologies program and lecturer in Sonic Arts at the Elder Conservatorium of Music, University of Adelaide, and is an associate artist with the Australian Music Centre.
Christian Haines
Christian Haines
Christian Haines is a composer, improviser and practitioner working with sound and technology. His work examines the area of mobile sound and music, web technologies, probability, chaos and procedural generation through custom software applications and processes. Christian lectures in electronic music, sound design, sonic arts and music technology at the University of Adelaide, where he co-directs the Electronic Music Unit at the Elder Conservatorium of Music. He is also a PhD candidate at the University of Technology Sydney. His work has been played and presented at national and international events including ElectroFringe, Adelaide International Festival of Arts, Festival of Australian Music and the Adelaide Fringe.
Stephen Whittington
Stephen Whittington
Stephen Whittington began his involvement with electronic music in the 1970s using analogue synthesisers under the guidance of composer Tristram Cary. He is well-known internationally as a performer of contemporary music, a composer of instrumental music (notably three string quartets, including the widely acclaimed Windmill and Music for Airport Furniture), and a designer of digital art installations. He also writes about music, philosophy and culture. He is currently Head of Studies in Sonic Art at the Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide.