The course will cover all the main features of Logic Pro X, Apple Loops, Audio Recording, and MIDI Recording. These are the main functions to creating a professional quality recording with Logic Pro X. The course will give step by step screen tutorials of the basic functions of how to put these together to arrange a song. The course will also cover elements of a Project studio, such as the audio interface, microphones, and MIDI Controllers. By the end the course students will have learned how to create their songs and have a final mix down to share to friends, family, and the general public.
This is an excellent course for those who want to learn to produce their own music in their home Project Studio. Unlike most Digital Audio Workstations,Logic Pro X is user friendly and not as technical as Pro Tools and other similar software. Because of this user friendly environment it is also focused towards the music hobbyist, so therefore non-professionals who would like to record their music with high details and quality will benefit from this course.
The course is structured in a progressive manner with 6 major sections. The first section the student will learn the different windows and sections of Logic Pro X and also how to use Apple Loops in their arrangements. The second section covers the elements of recording audio tracks, including vocals, guitars, bass, and other musical instruments. Lectures involve in how to record, edit and add effects to the tracks. The third section covers the MIDI instrument elements. This is a powerful feature of Logic Pro X as it's MIDI capabilities goes beyond any other DAWs in the market. Students will learn the different methods of inputting MIDI data and how to create musical phrases and compositions with MIDI. The next section of the course students will learn the drummer, ultra beat and arpeggiator features of Logic Pro. The final part of the course covers the elements of mixing a song and creating a final file for sharing. Each section, students will have an assignment to create and produce a song with the new features they learn. By the end of the course with the progressive learning, students will have become a master of their own music production with Logic Pro X.
- The basics of music theory.Basic scales and chords are needed to know when using MIDI and creating music.
- How to compose any style, genre of music.Music can be simple as a folk song or as complex as desired.The course or the software is a learning tool for musical composition.Basic understanding of musical composition is helpful, but not required.
- Record, arrange, edit, mix, and create a professionally quality recording of their music.
- Understand the concepts of a Project Studio.
Alfred Surenyan is a composer, ethnomusicologist and educator. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Claremont Graduate University and has been teaching music for 15 years.
Dr. Surenyan has taught both in the classroom and privately in various topics including music theory, music history, music technology and piano. He currently is teaching at the Art Institute of CA- Inland Empire and continues to have private students in piano, music theory and music technology.
Dr. Surenyan works as a professional composer and currently has several projects and commissions for chamber music, and electronic music with both Logic Pro and the Theremin.