Learn the fundamentals of music theory and how they can improve the breadth of your music digital music production, composition, and preparation. These skills can be brought into any software DAW and help with mixing your music in key.
In this class, the student will walk away understanding and with the ability to utilize the basics of Western; music notation and rhythm, key and time signatures, intervals, chords, progressions, and various scales.
This class is intended for those who know little to nothing of music theory, or those who wish to brush up on their skills. The only prerequisites are the ability to read and understand English and comprehend basic math.
Students should bring a pen. All other materials will be provided.
James Arthur, commonly known throughout Boston as Jester, is an administrator, manager (events, promotions, talent), designer, producer and problem-solver who has been has been behind the scenes putting his talents to work for local artists and arts collectives for the past 15 years. James is co-founder of the experimental Collaborative Electronic Mixed Media Institue (CEMMI.org) located within the Artisan's Asylum, and has been performing music since he was 5 years old in various drum and bugle corps. Autodidactic, self-educated in entertainment management, event coordination, business, music theory, and performance, Jester owns and operates a business services firm, has worked with Fortune 500 companies, and owns his own digital production studio.
Session 1: Saturday, November 12, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Session 2: Saturday, November 19, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Session 3: Saturday, December 3, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Session 4: Saturday, December 10, 6:30PM - 8:30PM
When & Where
Artisan's Asylum, Inc.
Artisan's Asylum is a 40,000 sq. ft. member-based non-profit community fabrication center located in Somerville MA, dedicated to making creativity a way of life. Our mission is to support and promote the teaching, learning and practicing of design & fabrication by offering:
* Shared design and fabrication tools and equipment in our various community workshops.
* A large range of publicly-accessible classes offered by local artisans.
* Various monthly membership structures allowing access to our facility.
* On-site studio and storage rentals allowing members to create and store projects on-site.
* Hosting local craft-related events to help encourage DIY culture and community craftsmanship.