Nov 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Technology and Sound Engineering: MIDI and Audio Production, CPC

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Length: 39 credits

Estimated Cost: $5,383

  • Books/Course Materials - $600
  • Program-Specific Fees - $400
  • Resident Tuition and General Student Fees - $4,383

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Learning Outcomes

This program builds upon MIDI Production foundations with training in audio recording and editing software, hardware and techniques, including advanced audio production concepts such as creating audio for video, microphone techniques.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency using software and hardware for recording, editing and processing music and audio for commercial and artistic purposes.
  • Identify and use a variety of microphones, preamplifiers, and other outboard signal processors. Demonstrate skill in microphone selection and placement.
  • Demonstrate understanding of technical vocabulary associated with MIDI and MIDI software.
  • Demonstrate understanding of technical vocabulary associated with audio engineering.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of MIDI basics including: MIDI networks, MIDI synthesizers, and MIDI sequencers.
  • Engineer and produce recording sessions for many instruments and styles.
  • Create high quality audio mixes for a variety commercial and creative purposes.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in keyboards and/or another instrument.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and practical use of various studio file formats (AIFF, MP3).

Program Requirements

Program Core Courses

Program Core courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP not accepted.


Ensemble courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.


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