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Learn How To Compose/Produce Your Own Music On A Computer From Scratch

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make music on a computer but not known where to start?

I specialise in composing and designing sound using various DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations). I am also an adept mixing engineer with a lot of knowledge in mastering audio. My goal is to help students learn music productions techniques associated with software so that they can realise their own creative ideas. I like to assign work to keep students progressing in their own time. I also provide tutorial session where progress is reviewed.

The class I teach is for aspiring producers/composers and the classes are tailored to each individuals ability level. You will learn a variety of techniques which can be used to fuel/enhance the creative elements of making music.

Extra information

You must already have some type of music software available on your computer.

Location

At teacher's location: Park Off Licence, Best-one, St Werburgh's, Bristol, UK
At student's location: Around Bristol, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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Skills:
Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I'm a very patient person. I let students progress at their own rate but still provide plenty of encouragement, without making them feel pressured. I provide as much constructive feedback as possible.

I like to show a student the general approach to a task. Then, when the student is comfortable with the task I let them try it out in their own context. I am advocate of self learning. From my own student experience I have found that when somebody really wants to learn something they will push themselves to get to the level they want to be.

Education

BTEC Music Performance -Truro College Grade-MMM 2013
BA Composition/Sound Design for Video Game and Mobile Apps-Dbs Bristol (Via Marjon Plymouth) Grade;2:1
MA Composition/Sound Design for Video Game and Mobile Apps-Dbs Bristol (Via Marjon Plymouth) Grade; Distinction

Experience / Qualifications

Personal tutoring 1 to 1 sessions during my time at University
My music under alias "dbl negative"
Mixing and mastering commercial releases

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