The Commercial Music Occupational Skills Certificate prepares students for employment in a variety of commercial music and music production settings such as sound designer assistant, sound editor assistant, automation dialogue replacement assistant and sound recordists. They will gain skills in applying musical skills in audio production, audio signal flow, using recording equipment, signal processing and audio editing and post-production.
An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.
- Demonstrate conventional, industry-standard recording techniques including microphone selection and placement.
- Demonstrate proficiency in multi-track recording production by recording multi-track sessions that are enhanced with the use of compiled play-lists, quantization and elastic audio.
- Demonstrate proficiency in audio post-production by mixing a multi-track recording session so that elements of the mix are clear, and the frequency range, stereo width, and perception of depth/dynamics are all to industry standards.
One of the following: MUSC 001A, 004A, 040, or 041A.
Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate
|INTRODUCTION TO THE MUSIC BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
|INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC RECORDING AND PRODUCTION
|MUSIC RECORDING AND PRODUCTION APPLICATIONS
|MUSIC RECORDING & PRODUCTION WORKSHOP
|Select four units of the following:
|JAZZ KEYBOARD SKILLS
|ADVANCED JAZZ KEYBOARD SKILLS
|FIRST YEAR PIANO I
|VOICE TECHNIQUES I
|ELECTRIC BASS TECHNIQUES
|ELECTRIC BASS REPERTOIRE
|CONTEMPORARY GUITAR TECHNIQUES
|DRUM SET TECHNIQUES
|RHYTHM SECTION TECHNIQUES
|LATIN PERCUSSION TECHNIQUES
|INTRODUCTION TO IMPROVISATION
|BEGINNING TECHNIQUES OF POPULAR SINGING
|INTERMEDIATE TECHNIQUES OF POPULAR SINGING