Eligibility: Grades 9-12
Prerequisite: none. Prior musical experience is useful, but not required.
CHS Requirements: This course is worth 10 units (5 per semester) and fulfills one year of elective requirements.
College Track: This course fulfills the one-year Fine Arts requirements and the U.C./C.S.U. “F” Requirement.
Instrumental Music II
Music Technology I is an introductory course that exposes students to basic music concepts using the MIDI , Digital Audio and Multi-media applications. FL Studio, Sound Systems, MIDI, Band In A Box, Master Tracks Pro MIDI Sequencing Software, PowerPoint, Sound Forge Digital Audio Editing and ACID Pro Looped Based Creation Software are studied. Music Technology I meets 3 days a week for one semester (half-year). Upon completion of Music Technology I with a C or better students have the option of registering for Music Technology II.
Music Technology II is an advanced course that explores the real world applications of Music Technology. Radio Commercials, The Art of Foley, Podcasting, Film Scoring and Website Design are all studied using the applications learned in Music Technology I.