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Minor in Digital Music Creation and Arranging

This minor is for students interested in recording, producing, arranging, mixing and mastering music; using the laptop as a complete production tool.  The two main courses - Digital Music Creation I and II - will step the student through the process of creating a complete and compelling musical production beginning with the very basics of digital audio workstations and ending with a completed album in collaboration with other musical creators.

This minor is open to all WPU students who have taken MUSI 1240 Music Fundamentals or possess similar music knowledge.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Producing a musical accompaniment
  • Sound selection and sound design
  • Beat making
  • Audio recording and editing
  • Analysis of current production techniques
  • Recreation of current production techniques
  • Song structure and arrangement 
  • Recording and editing vocals
  • Mixing and Mastering
  • Basics of synthesis
  • Basics of sampling
View requirements and course descriptions in the University Course Catalog
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How to Apply

  • Login into WPU Connect Student Portal.
  • Click on Declare/Change Minor.
  • Click on (Minor Name Here).
  • Fill in your information.
  • Submit application.

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