Course Overview

Applications for all short courses are now closed.
We’ll be bringing them back (and more new courses!) in autumn 2022, stay tuned!

Ever looked at the controls of a synth in your DAW and been completely bamboozled?

This short course will help you develop the knowledge and skills to understand the language of synthesisers and experiment with synthesis and sound design, all invaluable skills for aspiring music producers.

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Course Details

Following initial workshops to learn VCV Rack software, you’ll build your own performance instrument and demonstrate its capabilities in a final showcase performance.

During the course you’ll develop an understanding of digital synthesis related language and experiment with sound design.

Whilst on this course you will be using VCV Rack, which is available for free. 

What are you waiting for? As this is a FREE course, spaces are very limited, so don’t wait around and miss out. 

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By completing this course you will also be awarded a £50 voucher to use at Guitar Guitar – stockists of musical instruments, audio interfaces, microphones and more!

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OR you can choose a ticket for Resonate Conference coming up in November 2022 worth £50.

“The tutors were fantastic. Good at delivering info and very approachable.” – AMS short course student

Additional Information

This course is available for those who reside in Scotland and are aged fourteen and above.

You can apply and attend only one course at a time

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This short course is the first step in your musical career, and  there are many routes you can go down to further develop your skills.

After completing this short course, you could enrol in Fife College’s full-time Sound Production Course.

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