Make Your Own Music

A Creative Curriculum Using Music Technology

Series: Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Format: Softcover Media Online
Author: Richard McCready

Make Your Own Music: A Creative Curriculum Using Music Technology provides an organized approach to creating your own music using modern technology. It contains lessons, skill sets, and projects for using the PreSonus Music Creation Suite. An incredibly valuable tool for the enthusiast, student, or teacher, this book is a complete classroom curriculum for both learning and teaching music technology, incorporating composition ideas, notation skills, and digital audio workstation proficiencies.

Each chapter focuses on building musical and compositional knowledge using Notion and/or Studio One. The book is organized into easily digestible chapters that cover topics such as “Getting Started with Recording,” “Getting Started with Notion,” “Creating Electronic Music with Virtual Instruments in Studio One,” and “Mixing and Mastering in Studio One.” Each chapter contains three demonstrable skills that students can learn by working through self-paced projects, examples of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) problem-solving strategies from music technology history, and composition assignments with reproducible grading sheets for teachers.

Supporting materials can be accessed online. They round out the educational and instructional experience through video tutorials and printable documents.

$24.99 (US)
Inventory #HL 00131001
ISBN: 9781480397453
UPC: 888680023522
Width: 8.5"
Length: 11.0"
154 pages

Reviews

“Written by an acclaimed educator, this book is a complete classroom curriculum for both learning and teaching music technology. Containing lessons and projects for using the PreSonus Music Creation Suite, it provides an organized approach to creating your own music using modern technology. An incredibly valuable tool for the enthusiast, student, or teacher, it incorporates composition ideas, notation skills and digital audio workstation proficiencies.” – Music Connection

“Ideal for self-study as well as classroom music curriculums, Make Your Own Music is very highly recommended for individual, community, school, and university Music Education reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists.” – Midwest Book Review

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