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Music Production Classes: Learn how to write and produce your own hit records.

Having spent many years as a Songwriter and Music Producer for many major record labels, I am excited to share my expertise and knowledge.

I have a full background in all types of Music production from DAW based to working in large Analogue Studios to tape. In addition to this having a Masters Degree in Classical Composition from the Guildhall School Of Music and Drama means that I have a full and thorough grounding in all aspects of music.

Over the last few years I have been tutoring masterclasses both Online and at various universities so I am very keen to share my knowledge with more people.

Extra information

Bring your own laptop and soundcard.

Location

At teacher's location: Tileyard Rd, London N7 9AH, UK
At student's location: Around Barnsbury, United Kingdom

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Age:

Teenagers (13-17 years old)
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Student level:

Beginner
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Duration:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

Having spent many years working as a songwriter and record producer for many major record label across the world I am very excited to be able to share my knowledge and experience to help others develop.

Having trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama attaining both an Undergraduate and Masters Degree in Classic music performance and Composition I have a thorough grounding in all areas of Music.

Education

Undergraduate & Masters Degree in Classical Music Composition and Performance from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. 8+ years practical experience of Tour work and Record Production experience.

Experience / Qualifications

4 years full time record producer and studio owner. 4 years touring experience as a live session music prior to that. Bmus(Hons) Classical music Performance. MA Classical Composition.

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