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Musicology is the academic field dealing with the study of music. Music courses range in specialization from practical instrument training to music theory to the music business. Students with a passion for music will find they are able to gain valuable qualifications, knowledge and skills in Music courses.

Lasting anywhere from a few days to a year, Music courses are offered at accredited universities, colleges and academic institutions around the world. While some Music courses are full time, others are offered on a part time basis. It is possible to choose the location and study mode you are looking for using the options and drop-down menus on this page. Some courses in music, especially those focusing in the performing arts side of the discipline, will require a certain level of knowledge or skill as a prerequisite of the course and admissions may request the submission of a portfolio.

You can narrow your search of courses in Music using the drop-down menus below, and if you find a program that interests you, contact the university in just one minute using our handy web form. If you are looking to develop key knowledge and skill to help you succeed in the music business, scroll down and read more about Music courses today!

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Ableton Night Program

Pyramind
Campus Part time 16 weeks January 2018 USA San Francisco

This program meets twice weekly for 16 weeks and takes students from beginning concepts with Ableton Live through composing, arranging, mixing and mastering. Classes occur every Monday and Wednesday evening in Pyramind’s fully equipped labs. The program provides a fun and engaging atmosphere perfect for electronic music enthusiasts and anyone looking to unlock the potential of Ableton Live. Learn the building blocks of music production and take your tracks to the next level. [+]

Overview

This program meets twice weekly for 16 weeks and takes students from beginning concepts with Ableton Live through composing, arranging, mixing and mastering. Classes occur every Monday and Wednesday evening in Pyramind’s fully equipped labs. The program provides a fun and engaging atmosphere perfect for electronic music enthusiasts and anyone looking to unlock the potential of Ableton Live. Learn the building blocks of music production and take your tracks to the next level.

Topics Include: Overview of Live’s capabilities including production, sound design, DJ’ing and live performance The Ableton user interface Working in Session View vs Arrange View Exploration of Live’s tools and devices Audio signal flow & effects processing Composing in Live Song Arranging in Live ... [-]

Sound for Picture & Games

Pyramind
Campus Full time 12 months May 2018 USA San Francisco

The Sound for Picture & Games program is specifically tailored to prepare you for a career in post-production, sound design, and composition for visual media. This one-year curriculum focuses on technical production skills, creative workflow, interactive game audio, film scoring and music composition. [+]

Overview

The Sound for Picture & Games program is specifically tailored to prepare you for a career in post-production, sound design, and composition for visual media. This one-year curriculum focuses on technical production skills, creative workflow, interactive game audio, film scoring and music composition.

This program draws from Pyramind Studios’ deep history of award-winning productions. Analyze and recreate real sessions from AAA and mobile game titles, film and commercial work originally produced by our in-house team.

Build your portfolio and diverse set of skills by booking private weekly sessions in our multi-studio complex that includes our Meyer Cinema Surround Sound mix stage.... [-]


The Electronic Music Producer

Pyramind
Campus Full time 12 months May 2018 USA San Francisco

The Electronic Music Producer program is specifically tailored to prepare you for an artist career in electronic music and DJing. This one-year curriculum focuses on production skills, creative workflow, synthesis and music business. [+]

Prepare For Your Career As An Electronic Music Producer

Overview

The Electronic Music Producer program is specifically tailored to prepare you for an artist career in electronic music and DJing. This one-year curriculum focuses on production skills, creative workflow, synthesis and music business.

Produce, mix and master tracks that forge your sonic identity under the guidance of our teaching staff of experienced professionals.

Collaborate with fellow students and staff in any of our killer studios during your included weekly studio hours.

Refine your artist brand, network with the industry and prepare yourself for success.

Take advantage of internships, mentorships, performance and production opportunities. Gain valuable exposure and financial opportunities by contributing your work to our music licensing catalog.... [-]


The Complete Producer

Pyramind
Campus Full time 12 months May 2018 USA San Francisco

The Complete Producer program is the culmination of our 20+ years on the frontlines of professional sound production. This program is designed to prepare graduates for the broadest range of music industry careers possible and integrates all three of Pyramind's programs: Electronic Music Producer, Core Producer and Sound for Picture and Games. [+]

The Most In Depth One-Year Training Program Of Its Kind

Overview

The Complete Producer program is the culmination of our 20+ years on the frontlines of professional sound production. This program is designed to prepare graduates for the broadest range of music industry careers possible and integrates all three of Pyramind's programs: Electronic Music Producer, Core Producer and Sound for Picture and Games.

Learn from experts in the classroom and in recording studios that service the biggest entertainment companies in the world.

Build your portfolio of professional quality music and develop your sonic identity.

Create your personal brand, network with the industry and prepare yourself for success.... [-]


Live Performance (direct)

DJ Productor
Campus Full time 1 month September 2018 Spain Madrid

If you want to go a step ahead as a DJ or Producer and create direct and Live Acts in a professional way, you can not pass this course where you learn the techniques, use and configuration of a setup with hardware (synthesizers, drum machines, effects ) And its live application. [+]

If you want to go a step ahead as a DJ or Producer and create direct and Live Acts in a professional way, you can not pass this course where you learn the techniques, use and configuration of a setup with hardware (synthesizers, drum machines, effects ) And its live application. From MIDI implementation to the most advanced processes to transform your music into a direct.

The aim of the course is to be able to interpret and modify a piece or set of electronic music in real time, alone or accompanied by other musicians, and have knowledge and use of different tools and techniques to do so.

Price for students and alumni: 350 €

Start of classes: From 1 to 10 of each month. Morning hours: Two days a week from 12:00 to 14:00 Afternoon Schedule: Two days a week from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Lab of Practices: Weekends. ... [-]

Synthesis Course And Sound Design

DJ Productor
Campus Full time 1 month September 2018 Spain Madrid

A course of synthesis and sound creation in analog and digital environments, oriented to the production of original sounds for their practical application in electronic music and electro acoustics. [+]

A course of synthesis and sound creation in analog and digital environments, oriented to the production of original sounds for their practical application in electronic music and electro acoustics.

We have developed a unique course of applied synthesis where the objectives are: Understanding the different types of synthesis and their different sound possibilities. The identification of the parts and signal routing of any analog or digital synthesizer, hardware or virtual.

And the design and creation of original sounds both melodic and percussive as well as environmental using advanced techniques of synthesis and deepening in the most widespread subtractive, FM and modular.

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Creative Musical Theory Course

DJ Productor
Campus Full time 1 month September 2018 Spain Madrid

Do you know how to produce but you lack music theory and creative techniques? We have prepared a unique course for music creation in which you can also learn with Ableton Push. [+]

Do you know how to produce but you lack music theory and creative techniques? We have prepared a unique course for music creation in which you can also learn with Ableton Push.

In this course, you will learn how to correctly harmonize your music, create different rhythms, basses and accompaniments in different musical styles, or adapt them to the genre you like best. And if you're an Ableton Push user, you can also learn from it and get the most out of it. Take a look at the syllabus and find out what you will learn!

Price: 250 € Students DJ Producer: 200 €

Start of classes: From the 1st to the 10th of each month Hours Morning: Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00 to 14:00 Late hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 17:00 to 19:00. Alternative Schedule Afternoons: Tuesday and Thursday from 19:30 to 21:30 ... [-]

Mixing And Mastering Course

DJ Productor
Campus Full time 1 month September 2018 Spain Madrid

The mixing and mastering course is designed to complement your knowledge of music production and thus achieve the ability to create a sound product that competes with the current standards of the market. [+]

During this course you will learn the fascinating art of mixing and learn to prepare your productions before giving the final touch to achieve a professional sound with mastering. The mixing and mastering course is designed to complement your knowledge of music production and thus achieve the ability to create a sound product that competes with the current standards of the market.

In addition, you can work on one of your own themes to mix and master during the module.

Duration: 1 Month | 16 Classroom hours Students and alumni price: 350 € Start of classes: From 1 to 10 of each month.

Hours Morning: Two days a week from 12:00 to 14:00 Afternoon Schedule: Two days a week from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ... [-]

Logic Production Pro Logic X One To One

DJ Productor
Campus Full time 1 month September 2018 Spain Madrid

Logic Pro X is one of the DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) most acclaimed by music producers. In this production course with Logic Pro X you will not only learn the management of the program, but also learn to create your own themes thanks to the production and programming techniques of our expert instructor. [+]

Production in Logic Pro X One to One

Logic Pro X is one of the DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) most acclaimed by music producers. In this production course with Logic Pro X you will not only learn the management of the program, but also learn to create your own themes thanks to the production and programming techniques of our expert instructor.

Hours: 2 Hours per class 2 or 3 days per week.

Location: School of Musical Production "DJ Productor" - Calle Virgen del Portillo 55, Madrid Capital

How it works? Once you send the registration form, you will receive a call from us as soon as possible to make an appointment before the beginning of classes where we will teach you our facilities, the classes and we will solve your doubts. The classes are held in our studio at Calle Virgen del Portillo 55 Madrid Capital. At the end of the course you will receive our DJ Producer diploma that certifies your participation in the course. To whom it is directed ... [-]

Course Production In Ableton Advanced

DJ Productor
Campus Full time 1 month September 2018 Spain Madrid

The advanced production course in Ableton Live and Push 2 is the perfect complement to the initial course. [+]

The Advanced production course in Ableton Live and Push 2 Is the perfect complement to the initial course. In this program, we will approach techniques focused on production, sound and direct, use of hardware synthesizers with Ableton, creation of our own instruments and also, introduce us in the mixing and mastering with Ableton Live to finish with a finished project. You can take your subject to the live or create sessions for a live performance. Our custom method offered by an Ableton Certified Instructor and permanent practices will make your move to DJ Producer a complete musical experience.

DJ Productor is the first and only Ableton Certified Training Center in Madrid, With which you will have exclusive support and a specialized study program.... [-]


Ableton Live And Push Course

DJ Productor
Campus Full time 1 month September 2018 Spain Madrid

The production course at Ableton Live and Push has been created by a certified Ableton instructor, in this course you will discover the creative tools and techniques of musical production regardless of gender or style. [+]

The Ableton Live and Push production course Has been created by a certified Ableton instructor, in this course you will discover the creative tools and techniques of musical production regardless of gender or style. Introduction to synthesis, sampling and tools to play live. Our personalized method and permanent practices will make your step by DJ Producer a complete musical experience.

DJ Productor is the first and only Ableton Certified Training Center in Madrid, with which you will have exclusive support and a specialized study program.

As a student of DJ Productor, you can purchase an educational license from Ableton with a significant discount.

Hours: 2 Hours per class 3 days per week Start of classes: From the 1st to the 10th of each month Hours for mornings: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Opening times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 19:30 to 21:30 Intensive Saturdays: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: School of Musical Production "DJ Productor" - Calle Virgen del Portillo 55, Madrid Capital Agenda Each class lasts 120 minutes Warping and Scenes: First track Simpler: The sound base of electronic music Beat Making I Introduction to Synthesis with Analog Beat Making II Audio Effects and Racks Creative Music - MIDI Effects Structuring, deconstruction and more techniques to put our songs together Automation and Modulation: Creativity to the brim! Treatment of loops: "The truth is out there" Creating a Remix Advanced release of clips and scenes Terms Maximum 5 seats per course. Registration fee of... [-]

Paris - Studio Art, Dance & Music

IES Abroad
Campus Full time Part time October 2018 France Paris Hong Kong + 1 more

Sharpen your photographic eye in the beginner or advanced courses at the Studio Vermès, where you’ll use the city of Paris to capture images around a given theme.

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Why Paris?

Calling Paris a capital for the visual and performing arts is a massive understatement. Monet, Renoir, Degas, Matisse… The list of artists and photographers who have worked in Paris is nearly endless. Then there are the musicians who have called Paris home, such as Édith Piaf, Django Reinhardt, Sydney Bechet, and so many more.

Museums? How about the Louvre, the Pompidou Center, the Museum d’Orsay, and dozens of others. Paris is truly a great city to discover, appreciate, and study nearly any artistic pursuit.

The Studio Art, Dance & Music Program offers you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to concentrate on and advance your skills in art—painting, drawing, photography, music, or dance—at one of four prestigious institutions in Paris, one of the world’s major artistic centers.... [-]


Vienna - Music

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters August 2018 Austria Vienna Hong Kong + 1 more

The IES Abroad Vienna Music Program is ideal for students majoring or minoring in Music, and offers you the opportunity to participate in a wide selection of courses focusing on Music and European culture and society. The program is organized in conjunction with the Vienna European Society & Culture Program. [+]

Overview

Home to an astounding number of legendary composers—from Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven to Brahms, Mahler, and Schoenberg—Vienna maintains an incredible richness of musical culture to this day. The world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Musikverein, and the Staatsoper are just a few of the many leading institutions that help make Vienna a true “city of music”—and make it the perfect location for an engaging study of Music History and Performance. The IES Abroad Vienna Music Program is ideal for students majoring or minoring in Music, and offers you the opportunity to participate in a wide selection of courses focusing on Music and European culture and society. The program is organized in conjunction with the Vienna European Society & Culture Program. You select your courses from English- and German-taught options in the following areas:... [-]


Vienna Summer - Music History & Performance

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 6 weeks October 2018 Austria Vienna Hong Kong + 1 more

Study Music History and Performance in Vienna, a city recognized around the world for its influence on the development of classical music. [+]

Overview

Located in the heart of Europe, Vienna is a city of about 1.8 million inhabitants that has, since its founding in the 3rd century, served as a bridge between a myriad of cultures. As an important crossroads between North and South, East and West, the city became a natural melting pot for new ideas. Out of this cultural richness has emerged a wealth of artistic accomplishments and innovative thinking—a heritage that we explore in our summer programs. Vienna has been home to many of history's greatest composers, from Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven to Brahms, Mahler, and Schoenberg. To this day, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Musikverein, and the Staatsoper continue to help make Vienna a true "city of music." Study Music History and Performance in Vienna, a city recognized around the world for its influence on the development of classical music.... [-]


Milan - Music: Tradition & Innovation Course

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters August 2018 Italy Milan Hong Kong + 1 more

From ancient Ambrosian chants to cutting-edge multi-media installations, Italy has always been at the forefront of musical innovation. As a music student in Milan, you have the opportunity to work with world-class musicians, soak up the local music scene, perform at a variety of venues, and attend a wide range of performances. [+]

Overview

From ancient Ambrosian chants to cutting-edge multi-media installations, Italy has always been at the forefront of musical innovation. As a music student in Milan, you have the opportunity to work with world-class musicians, soak up the local music scene, perform at a variety of venues, and attend a wide range of performances.

Whether you’re fluent in Italian or you can only say ciao, you are welcomed with open arms by the IES Abroad Milan Center staff. At the Center, there is a full range of opportunities for instrumentalists, vocalists, composers, and performance majors, and partnerships with the Civica Scuola di Musica, the Conservatorio G. Verdi, the Milano Classica Chamber Orchestra (spring only), and La Verdi Symphonic Choir and Orchestra.... [-]