winter SEMESTER BEGINS march 4 2018
LEARN - TRAIN - EXPLORE
Who is this course for?
Producers interested in understanding notes and scales
Producers interested in understanding rhythm and beat creation
Producers interested in understanding the keyboard
Producers interested in learning about melody and harmony
Producers interested in learning about emotion, tension and release
What you will need
Headphones and a notepad.
We have iMacs with midi controllers, loaded with Ableton 9 Suite provided for you.
You can purchase LIve 9 Suite through us at Educational pricing. HERE.
Prior musical experience or knowledge of Live is not required.
Upon finishing the class you will know
How to harmonize melodies
How to break down and interpret more complex harmonies
How to create harmonic interest through substitution
How to create rhythmic interest through variations
How to better manage an manipulate automation and effects in Ableton (Arpeggiators, for example.)
How to use different chord voicings to create various styles of music
Many classic chord changes, and how to alter them to create new ones
What makes different genres and styles of music sound the way they do
Simplifying Complex Harmony and Rhythms
Intermediate Harmonic Theory
Polyrhythms and Intermediate Rhythmic Analysis
The DNA of Music – Analysis and Creation of Influential Genres
Advice for Finding Great Samples
Register for Music Fundamentals
3 payments of $360
Total Cost: $1080
First payment at time of registration
Second payment on the first of each following month
Payment Plan includes a 10% administration fee.
“If you’re interested in building a holistic understanding of how music works, Beat Drop’s Music Fundamentals is great. The teaching is passionate and covers a wide amount of information. -Jeremy
“This course has helped me over come walls that have held me back and I feel excited about the future. Music Fundamentals has changed my perspective on music.” -Stephen
“Chris gets a 10 out of 10 for knowledge and energy for sure. Amazing skill and passion for what he teaches makes the course well worth taking and gave me tools to feel confident moving forward with my understanding, ease of writing and producing my own music.”-Scott