Futures Lab – Digital Music

Free Digital Music course at Midland Public Library






All equipment is provided

Compose, record and mix your own music tracks using professional music software and digital keyboards.

Futures Lab - Digital Music

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Course Overview

Unleash your inner musician with the Digital Music Production course. Whether you are a budding producer or complete novice, this course enables each person to build on the skills they have already, while benefiting from working with your peers in a fun and relaxed environment. Fire Tech provides the opportunity for young people to explore some fantastic software and make their own slick and professional music.

While other music experience can enhance your creations, you can use libraries of loops and beats, which means that no prior musical experience is necessary

This course is powered by the City of Swan Futures Lab and hosted by Fire Tech.
Bookings can by made via the Futures Lab Website.

What students will learn

  • Basic music theory
  • Musical structures and techniques for composing an original piece of music
  • How to turn their environment into a controller with Makey Makey and conductive paints
  • How to record and process their music
  • How to publish their musical creations to Soundcloud
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What will students take home

  • A copy of your digital music
  • A fantastic creative-tech experience
  • Any cheat sheets or handouts
  • Firetech Certificate
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Firetech Courses Include

  • 8:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
  • New Skills and Knowledge Practice
  • Enthusiastic Instructors
  • A Supportive Community
  • Outdoor Activities*
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Who is this course suitable for?

No prior experience is required but there are some prerequisites for attending this course:

  • Must be between age 10 and 18 at start of course
  • Basic IT skills
  • Bring your own lunch

* Outdoor activities dependent on location and weather. ** some software only available as trial. We arrange a discounted rate with the publishers for our campers when possible.

Firetech was a great experience and one of the best tech courses I've ever been to. The holiday workshop I went to, it did a great job combining fun activities with learning.

13yr old programmer