Diploma in Global Music Production - 18 Months
The DGMP course consists of 3 semesters of 6 months duration each.
The first semester focuses on the fundamentals of music. This semester will provide the students with a solid foundation in music across a wide range of musical genres and cultural backgrounds. The students are taught the Indian raga systems and Tala systems deeply and thoroughly. They are also prepared for the Trinity Foundation Level grade exams in Piano, Music Theory, Vocal, Drums and any one of the stringed instruments. The students are involved in intense practice sessions designed to improve their listening skills.
The Second semester focuses on the fundamentals of sound and music technology. The foundations are laid in necessary electronics and electric theoretical and practical knowledge, and they are taught MIDI and the basic MIDI programming. The students further continue advanced levels in Piano and Music theory and learn harmony and arrangements. They develop critical listening skills that are essential for audio recording and mixing.
The third semester focuses on training the students in advanced features of programming using different DAWs like Logic Pro and Pro-tools. Programming music for songs and composing score for films will be covered at this point. Besides, at this stage the students also learn to understand and use microphones and recording devices. They will be taught Synthesis, which will help them to edit and create new sounds.
The final part in the course prepares them to face the emerging, practical challenges in the fast changing world of music. The students are trained in the rudiments of Personal Management and Project Planning / Management. They are given the opportunity to create, manage and complete a live project with expert professional musicians who are active in the industry.