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Audio Designer

Electronic music is closely linked to digital production technologies and modern ways of working. The combination of beat and sound design with traditional acoustic music production will be your ideal preparation for existing genres as well as new styles of music.

  • Midi, sampler, synthesizer & sound generators
  • Digital technology & computer-based production
  • Use of equalizers, dynamics & effects
  • Experimental sound & sound art
  • Music theory, lead sheets & stylistics

Single courses in your Diploma

Sound Assistant

1. Semester: This course is about recording in practice! You will learn how to adjust the levels of microphones, insert audio and MIDI files and independently record a band. In doing so, you will learn the basics of audio technology and the use of external sound generators.

Music Assistant

1. Semester: The right chords, rhythms and sounds come together to form first songs. You will learn how to read triads and intervals in violin and bass clef and play them on a keyboard. You will be able to bring your composition together in a lead sheet using common notation programmes.

Sound Technician

2. Semester: Edit your sound with the help of professional studio software and complete the final mix of your recordings. Make use of samplers, synthesizers, equalizers, dynamics and effects and carry out a complete and documented music production together with a band.

Beat Designer

2. Semester: Using the right programmes your mixes and beats come together. You are competent in MIDI and audio editing and able to use software samplers. The basics of rhythms and grooves are addressed as well as the use of sound pre-sets and plug-ins.

Sound Engineer

3. Semester: You are responsible for musical direction by generating recordings in stereo and surround. Advanced recording techniques help you find the right sound for radio and television shows. Finally, a complete DVD documentation is provided.

Music Designer

3. Semester: You generate your own complex sounds and samples by using special effects. You edit MIDI and audio recordings in a playful manner and your repertoire will soon include the use of Native Instruments Komplete. You will learn to analyse sound styles and combine synthesizer modules.

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Course structure / Duration

The overall duration of the training depends on how many individual courses are taken. Each individual course runs for one semester (half a year). Individual courses which do not build on one another can also be taken in parallel. It is therefore possible to complete individual training courses either part time or full time.
Part time: 6 semester. Full time: 3 semester.

Course fees

You will be able to finance your Diploma course from as little as € 75 per month. The course fees can be paid per month or per semester. If all course fees are paid up front and in full you can save up to 20%. You will find an overview of our course fees in our free information brochure. Our team on site will be happy to help you plan your training or study course during a personal advisory meeting