Max/MSP/Jitter is an amazing tool used to design custom signal processing environments. Topics include building your own synthesizer, sampler, sequencer, and effects processors, and live performance ideas using external MIDI gear. No programming experience is needed.
Course competences :
1. the history of max
2. hacking previously created patches
3. edit mode vs presentation mode
4. patch cords
5. audio signals and monitoring
6. basic synthesis - amplitude moduation / frequency modulation
7. midi control
Instructor: Christopher Willits
Time: 10 AM - 2 PM
Location: The Dojo - 3435 Cesar Chavez, San Francisco, CA*
Seats Available: 15
*Remote attendance is available using Google Hangout
Christopher Willits is a musician, artist and teacher based in San Francisco who believes that music and art can catalyze inner change. Willits focuses on meditative ambient electronic music created with guitar, immersive audiovisual experiences, and landscape photography, Awarded a masters in electronic music from Mills College, he has been dubbed ‘the Picasso of sound’, using his self-designed software tools to paint sound pictures with his guitar, crafting mesmerizing, intricate electronic soundscapes and lush audio-visual performances of weaving patterns, texture, and harmony. Willits creates immersive experiences of overlapping sound and light that speak to listeners on a spiritual yet down-to-earth level. His music on labels such as Ghostly International has garnered critical acclaim, sending him on continuous tours around the world for over a decade. Multiple solo albums and collaborations with the likes of Japanese legend Ryuichi Sakamoto and Tycho, have accounted for a diverse catalog with over 25 releases over the last 15 years. Willits is the founder of the creativity catalyst Overlap, and ENVELOP, a 3D immersive audio platform currently constructing a venue in San Francisco that is positioned to influence the future of music production.
Laptop and a pair of headphones
For Max related workshops, you may acquire - Max (buy or download the 30-day demo)
Please read this info : Overlap Education Details and Disclaimer
Overlap Education has a 24 HR cancellation policy (refunds are not granted less than 24 hours before a class).