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Micah Hayes

Name

[Hayes, Micah]
  • Senior Lecturer, Music
  • Senior Lecturer in Music Industry

Biography

Micah Hayes is currently the Senior Lecturer in Music Industry Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington.  He is a recording engineer and composer who resides in Fort Worth, and began his musical career as a guitarist and composer in his native Southern California. He began recording music as a student at California State University, Chico where he completed a BA in recording arts. After college he continued his audio career with the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida where he was the Recording Engineer Fellow from 2000-2002. After receiving a Masters degree in music composition from the University of Oregon, Micah moved to New York where he worked as a freelance composer and audio engineer for a couple of years before moving to Texas. He also engineered music at the Banff Centre for the Arts in 2001 and the Aspen Music Festival where he was a Senior Recording Engineer from 2003-2005. 

As a composer Micah has received performances in such venues as Orchestra Hall in Chicago and Powell Symphony Hall in St. Louis.. He began working as a film composer after receiving the ASCAP Foundation Fellowship for Film Scoring and Composition at the Aspen Music Festival in 2006 where he studied with such composers as John Corigliano and Jeff Rona. As a film composer he has scored multiple projects including Wolf, a film by YaKe Smith that premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival in 2012.

More information, including music examples and media links: www.micahhayes.com

Professional Preparation

    • 2005 M Mus in Music CompositionUniversity of Oregon
    • 2000 BA in Music: Audio RecordingCalifornia State University, Chico

Appointments

    • Aug 2007 to Present Senior Lecturer in Music Media
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Oct 2005 to Aug 2007 Live Sound Engineer
      Redeemer Presbyterian Church NYC
    • Jan 2003 to Jan 2005 Senior Recording Engineer
      Aspen Music Festival
    • Jan 2002 to Jan 2005 Graduate Teaching Fellow
      University of Oregon
    • Jan 2000 to Jan 2002 Recording Engineer Fellow
      New World Symphony
    • Jan 2001 to Jan 2001 Audio Associate
      Banff Centre for the Arts

Memberships

  • Membership
    • 2002 to Present ASCAP (American Society for Composers, Authors, and Publishers)
    • 1999 to Present AES (Audio Engineering Society)

News Articles

Other Activities

    • Summer Festival Participation
      • Aug 2006 Summer Music Festivals (1999-2006):

Publications

      Compact Disc(CD) Published
      • Michael Daugherty: Music for Violin and Bass | The Diary of Adam and Eve | 2017 (not yet released) | recording and mixing engineer

        {Compact Disc(CD) }

      Film 2018
      • Heavenly | Exodus Films | for violin, cello and electronics | 2018 (in progress) | short film about a ballet dancer trying to stay out of prostitution | dir. Ya’Ke Smith | composer and recording engineer

        {Peer Reviewed }

      Film 2017
      • The Beginning and Ending of Everything | Exodus Films | for string duo and marimba | 2018-9 | series of short films about a woman returning home from prison (based on Dawn) | dir. Ya’Ke Smith | composer and recording engineer

        {Film }

      Film 2016
      • Alkemista | Ethan+Ashe | for guitar and electronics | 2016 | Wrote music for a 3-minute Kickstarter video that was the top official video in the Design category | dir. Jason Carignan | composer 

        {Peer Reviewed }
      2016
      • TXMPA Television Commercial | Texas Motion Picture Alliance| for guitar and electronics | 2016 | 60-second television commercial that promoted tax breaks for filmmakers in Texas  | dir. Mindy Benson | composer and recording engineer

        {Film }

      Film 2015
      • City HeARTS | Floppy Ears Media | for fender rhodes, bass, percussion, and electronics | 2015 | NEA funded documentary about ex-convicts in Grand Prairie being rehabilitated with art  | dir. Patty Newton | composer, recording and mixing engineer

        {Film }
      2015

      Film 2014
      • Dawn | Exodus Films | for string quartet | 2014 | Premiered at HBO Short Film Festival in NYC and will air on HBO in 2015 | short film about a woman returning home from prison | dir. Ya’Ke Smith | composer; recording and mixing engineer

        {Film }

      Encyclopedia Entry 2014
      • ‘The Visionaries.’  | Oxford University Press | 2014 | Published in The New Grove.

        {Encyclopedia Entry }
      2014
      • ‘Rick Rubin: Producer, Music Executive.’  | Oxford University Press | 2014 | Published in The New Grove.

        {Encyclopedia Entry }

      Musical Composition 2013
      • Hear Us, O Hear Us Lord | text by John Donne | commissioned by St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Arlington, TX | 2013 | composer; recording and mixing engineer

        {Musical Composition }
      2013
      • Fire and Water | 2013 | Expanded Cinema: Dallas Video Festival | dir. Bart Weiss | for electronic media | video art installation that was projected on the side of the Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas and the audio was broadcast on 91.7 KXT | composer; recording and mixing engineer

        {Musical Composition }

      Compact Disc(CD) 2013
      • Scott Pool | Vocalise | Mark Records | 2013 | recording and mixing engineer

        {Compact Disc(CD) }
      2013
      • UTA Chamber Choir | The Road Home | 2013 | recording and mixing engineer

        {Compact Disc(CD) }

      Monograph 2012
      • Pharrell: Spaces and Places I've Been | contributor (for interview with Hans Zimmer and Pharrell) | published by Rizzoli
        {Monograph }

      Film 2012
      • Wolf | Exodus Films | 84 minutes  (27 minutes of music)| 2012 | feature film about a pastor abusing a boy | dir. Ya’Ke Smith | composer; recording and mixing engineer | Premiered at the South by Southwest film festival in March 2012

        {Film }

      Musical Composition 2012
      • At the earth’s round imagined corners | text by John Donne | commissioned by St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Arlington, TX | 2012 | composer; recording and mixing engineer

        {Musical Composition }

      Compact Disc(CD) 2011
      • Daniel Baldwin | Echoes | Mark Records | late 2011 | recording engineer
        {Compact Disc(CD) }

      Musical Composition 2010
      • A Hymn of St. Ephrem | commissioned by St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Arlington, TX | 2010
        {Musical Composition }
      2010
      • Overhear | Overhear Productions | 2010 | composed theme music for the radio program/podcast Overhear | composer; recording and mixing engineer

        {Musical Composition }

      Film 2010
      • Bill White for Governor | 2010 | composed music for 60-second TV ad for Bill White for Governor of Texas | composer
        {Film }
      2010
      • Katrina’s Son | Exodus Films | 14 minutes | 2010 | Short film about a young Katrina evacuee | dir. Ya’Ke Smith | composer; recording and mixing engineer | accepted to Cannes Film Festival; winner of Austin Film Festival, DC Short Film Fest, BET/Urbanworld Festival, Dallas Video Fest, and more

        {Film }

      Compact Disc(CD) 2010
      • Daniel Baldwin | Landscapes: The Double Reed Music of Daniel Baldwin | Mark Records | 2010 | recording engineer
        {Compact Disc(CD) }
      2010
      • The Never Never | Evacuation Plan | Villain Records | Los Angeles, CA | 2010 | producer, recording and mixing engineer
        {Compact Disc(CD) }

      Film 2009
      • Konkreet | RND Creative | 3 minutes | 2009 | Short film inspired by Japanese animation | dir. Ryan McLain | composer
        {Film }
      2009
      • Father | Exodus Films | 118 minutes | 2009 | Documentary about the lack of fathers in African-American families | dir. Ya’Ke Smith | composer; recording and mixing engineer

        {Film }

      Compact Disc(CD) 2009
      • John Adler | Confronting Inertia | Blacksburg, VA | Origin Classical Records | 2009 | recording and mixing engineer
        {Compact Disc(CD) }

      Compact Disc(CD) 2008
      • Dan Cavanagh Jazz Emporium Big Band | Pulse | Dallas, TX | OA2 Records | 2008 | producer, mixing engineer
        {Compact Disc(CD) }
      2008
      • UTA Jazz Orchestra | Big Band Selections | Dallas, TX | independently distributed | 2008 | producer, mixing engineer
        {Compact Disc(CD) }

      Musical Composition 2008
      • Meditation for organ | commissioned by Linton Powell of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Arlington, TX | 2008 | composer; recording and mixing engineer

        {Musical Composition }

      Monograph 2007
      • Lanvin | assistant editor | published by Rizzoli
        {Monograph }

      Musical Composition 2007
      • String Quartet (in four-movements) | commissioned by City Church of San Francisco | 2007-08 | composer; recording and mixing engineer

        {Musical Composition }

      Musical Composition 2006
      • Screaming at a Wall for solo trumpet | commissioned by Billy Hunter, principal trumpet of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City | 2006
        {Musical Composition }
      2006
      • ASCAP Foundation Fellow for Film Scoring and Composition | Aspen Music Festival | Aspen, CO | 2006
        {Musical Composition }

      Compact Disc(CD) 2006
      • Novello Quartet | Six Haydn String Quartets | San Francisco, CA | independently distributed | 2006 | recording and mixing engineer, editor

        {Compact Disc(CD) }

      Musical Composition 2005
      • Brass Quintet: Mostly alone | commissioned by the Urban Brass Quintet of New York City | 2005
        {Musical Composition }
      2005
      • Possibly for orchestra | jointly commissioned and individually performed by the Saint Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra, the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, and the Vermont Youth Orchestra Association | 2004 – 2005
        {Musical Composition }

      Compact Disc(CD) 2004
      • Rick Winslow | Selections from J.S. Bach’s Orchestral Suites arranged for piccolo trumpet and organ | Chico, CA | independently distributed | 2004 | recording and mixing engineer

        {Compact Disc(CD) }

      Musical Composition 2003
      • Violin Sonata: Once upon a time (second movement) | commissioned by violinist Marc Thayer of Saint Louis | 2003 | composer; recording and mixing engineer

        {Musical Composition }

      Compact Disc(CD) 2002
      • University of Miami Chorale | Love of My Soul | Miami, FL | Albany Records | 2002 | second engineer
        {Compact Disc(CD) }

      Compact Disc(CD) 2001
      • Patrick Gallois Trio | Haydn, Six Trios | Banff, Alberta, Canada | Saphyr Records | 2001 | recording engineer
        {Compact Disc(CD) }
      2001
      • Rolston Trio | Beethoven Trio in C Minor | Banff, Alberta, Canada | choreographed and broadcast on the Bravo channel | 2001 | recording engineer, editor
        {Compact Disc(CD) }
      2001
      • New World Symphony | Music of Dan Welcher: White Mares of the Moon | Miami, FL | CRI Records | 2001 | editor, second engineer
        {Compact Disc(CD) }

Courses

      • MUSI 4395-001 INTERNSHIP

        The Internship course is designed to give students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings.  The student must work with a local music business for at least ten hours per week (150 hours total for the semester).

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4128-001 ADVANCED AUDIO RECORDING

        This course gives further study and practical studio work to students who have successfully completed the required recording techniques sequence (MUSI 3394, 4390, 4325 and 4326) utilizing Studio 301 in an independent study format.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 3394-002 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

        This course is intended to train you in technological skills that every working musician should have in the 21st century. The class is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music, and is required of most music majors.  Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording using Finale, Reason, and Pro Tools.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4325-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES II

        Students will learn to engineer rock/pop recordings in a recording studio setting.  Students will also study audio theory, including but not limited to pop recording techniques, psychoacoustics, corrective audio processing, signal processing, studio business, analog circuitry, metering, and mastering.  Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will also be an important component of the course, as will timbral ear training.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4301-001 Orchestration

        Scoring for strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, and voice as related to orchestra, band, and choir. Prerequisite: MUSI 2186, 2326 and a passing grade on the Music Theory Barrier.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4395-001 INTERNSHIP

        The Internship course is designed to give students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings.  The student must work with a local music business for at least ten hours per week (150 hours total for the semester).

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4128-001 ADVANCED AUDIO RECORDING

        This course gives further study and practical studio work to students who have successfully completed the required recording techniques sequence (MUSI 3394, 4390, 4325 and 4326) utilizing Studio 301 in an independent study format.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4390-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES I

        Students will primarily learn to engineer recordings in classical and jazz genres using Irons Hall, as well as assisting advanced recording students in Studio 301. Students will study audio theory, including but not limited to signal flow, microphone theory, and the physics of sound.  Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will be an important component of the course.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4326-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES III

        This advanced course is designed to allow recording students to explore and refine their audio recording skills in an independent manner, as well as give as much hands-on studio recording experience possible. Much of the class will be in a workshop style where students present their finished or unfinished work for the class, who will in turn give constructive feedback and guidance.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4327-001 Techniques and Technology in Film Scoring

        This course will teach students the technical and artistic requirements in composing music for film and video. Students will learn how to properly spot a film, write music with exact timings, conceptualize a cue, mix acoustic and electronic music, understand the business side of film scoring, and create compelling MIDI mock-ups.  Students will also learn how to combine acoustic recording with sampled MIDI sequencing in order to create a convincing film score.  

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4395-001 INTERNSHIP

        The Internship course is designed to give students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings.  The student must work with a local music business for at least ten hours per week (150 hours total for the semester).

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4128-001 ADVANCED AUDIO RECORDING

        This course gives further study and practical studio work to students who have successfully completed the required recording techniques sequence (MUSI 3394, 4390, 4325 and 4326) utilizing Studio 301 in an independent study format.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 3394-001 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

        This course is intended to train you in technological skills that every working musician should have in the 21st century. The class is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music, and is required of most music majors.  Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording using Finale, Reason, and Pro Tools. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 3394-002 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

        This course is intended to train you in technological skills that every working musician should have in the 21st century. The class is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music, and is required of most music majors.  Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording using Finale, Reason, and Pro Tools.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4325-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES II

        Students will learn to engineer rock/pop recordings in a recording studio setting.  Students will also study audio theory, including but not limited to pop recording techniques, psychoacoustics, corrective audio processing, signal processing, studio business, analog circuitry, metering, and mastering.  Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will also be an important component of the course, as will timbral ear training.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4395-001 INTERNSHIP

        The Internship course is designed to give students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings.  The student must work with a local music business for at least ten hours per week (150 hours total for the semester).

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4128-001 ADVANCED AUDIO RECORDING

        This course gives further study and practical studio work to students who have successfully completed the required recording techniques sequence (MUSI 3394, 4390, 4325 and 4326) utilizing Studio 301 in an independent study format.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4390-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES I

        Students will primarily learn to engineer recordings in classical and jazz genres using Irons Hall, as well as assisting advanced recording students in Studio 301. Students will study audio theory, including but not limited to signal flow, microphone theory, and the physics of sound.  Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will be an important component of the course.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4326-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES III

        This advanced course is designed to allow recording students to explore and refine their audio recording skills in an independent manner, as well as give as much hands-on studio recording experience possible. Much of the class will be in a workshop style where students present their finished or unfinished work for the class, who will in turn give constructive feedback and guidance.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4327-001 Techniques and Technology in Film Scoring

        This course will teach students the technical and artistic requirements in composing music for film and video. Students will learn how to properly spot a film, write music with exact timings, conceptualize a cue, mix acoustic and electronic music, understand the business side of film scoring, and create compelling MIDI mock-ups.  Students will also learn how to combine acoustic recording with sampled MIDI sequencing in order to create a convincing film score.  

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4395-001 INTERNSHIP

        The Internship course is designed to give students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings.  The student must work with a local music business for at least ten hours per week (150 hours total for the semester).

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4128-001 ADVANCED AUDIO RECORDING

        This course gives further study and practical studio work to students who have successfully completed the required recording techniques sequence (MUSI 3394, 4390, 4325 and 4326) utilizing Studio 301 in an independent study format.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 3394-001 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

        This course is intended to train you in technological skills that every working musician should have in the 21st century. The class is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music, and is required of most music majors.  Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording using Finale, Reason, and Pro Tools. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 3394-002 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

        This course is intended to train you in technological skills that every working musician should have in the 21st century. The class is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music, and is required of most music majors.  Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording using Finale, Reason, and Pro Tools.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4325-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES II

        Students will learn to engineer rock/pop recordings in a recording studio setting.  Students will also study audio theory, including but not limited to pop recording techniques, psychoacoustics, corrective audio processing, signal processing, studio business, analog circuitry, metering, and mastering.  Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will also be an important component of the course, as will timbral ear training.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4395-001 INTERNSHIP

        The Internship course is designed to give students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings.  The student must work with a local music business for at least ten hours per week (150 hours total for the semester).

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4128-001 ADVANCED AUDIO RECORDING

        This course gives further study and practical studio work to students who have successfully completed the required recording techniques sequence (MUSI 3394, 4390, 4325 and 4326) utilizing Studio 301 in an independent study format.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4390-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES I

        Students will primarily learn to engineer recordings in classical and jazz genres using Irons Hall, as well as assisting advanced recording students in Studio 301. Students will study audio theory, including but not limited to signal flow, microphone theory, and the physics of sound.  Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will be an important component of the course.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4326-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES III

        This advanced course is designed to allow recording students to explore and refine their audio recording skills in an independent manner, as well as give as much hands-on studio recording experience possible. Much of the class will be in a workshop style where students present their finished or unfinished work for the class, who will in turn give constructive feedback and guidance.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4327-001 Techniques and Technology in Film Scoring

        This course will teach student composers the technical and artistic requirements in composing for film and video. Students will learn how to properly spot a film, write music with exact timings, conceptualize a cue, mix acoustic and electronic music, understand the business side of film scoring, and create compelling MIDI mock-ups.  Students will also learn how to combine acoustic recording with sampled MIDI sequencing in order to create a convincing film score.  

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 3394-001 Digital Music Technology 3394.001

        This course is intended to train you in technological skills that every working musician should have in the 21st century. The class is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music, and is required of most music majors.  Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording using Finale, Reason, and Pro Tools. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 3394-002 Digital Music Technology 3394.002

        This course is intended to train you in technological skills that every working musician should have in the 21st century. The class is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music, and is required of most music majors.  Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording using Finale, Reason, and Pro Tools.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4325-001 Recording Techniques II

        Students will learn to engineer rock/pop recordings in a recording studio setting.  Students will also study audio theory, including but not limited to pop recording techniques, psychoacoustics, corrective audio processing, signal processing, studio business, analog circuitry, metering, and mastering.  Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will also be an important component of the course, as will timbral ear training.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4395-001 Internship

        The Internship course is designed to give students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings.  The student must work with a local music business for at least ten hours per week (150 hours total for the semester).

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4128-001 Advanced Audio Recording

        This course gives further study and practical studio work to students who have successfully completed the required recording techniques sequence (MUSI 3394, 4390, 4325 and 4326) utilizing Studio 301 in an independent study format.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4326-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES III

        This advanced course is designed to allow recording students to explore and refine their audio recording skills in an independent manner, as well as give as much hands-on studio recording experience possible. Much of the class will be in a workshop style where students present their finished or unfinished work for the class, who will in turn give constructive feedback and guidance.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4395-001 Internship

        The Internship course is designed to give students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings.  The student must work with a local business for at least ten hours per week (150 hours total).

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 4128-001 Advanced Audio Recording

        This course gives further study and practical studio work for students who have successfully completed the required recording techniques sequence (MUSI 3394, 4390, 4325 and 4326) utilizing Studio 301 in an independent study format.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • MUSI 3394-001 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
        This course is intended to train you in technological and software-based skills that every working musician should have in the 21st century. The class is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music, and is required of most music majors. Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing and basic synthesis, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording and mixing using Finale 2011, Reason 4.0, and Pro Tools LE 8.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        The Internship course is designed to give students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings. The student must work with a local business for at least ten hours per week (150 hours total).
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4390-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES I
        Students will primarily learn to engineer recordings in classical and jazz genres using Irons Hall (music recorded in Studio 301 is covered in Recording Techniques II and III). Students will also study audio theory, including but not limited to signal flow, microphone theory, and the physics of sound. Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will also be an important component of the course.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4128-001 ADVANCED AUDIO RECORDING
        This course gives further study and practical studio work for students who have successfully completed the required recording techniques sequence (MUSI 3394, 4390, 4325 and 4326) utilizing Studio 301 in an independent study format.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4326-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES III
        This advanced course is designed to allow recording students to explore and refine their audio recording skills in an independent manner, as well as give as much hands-on studio recording experience possible. Much of the class will be in a workshop style where students present their finished or unfinished work for the class, who will in turn give constructive feedback and guidance.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4325-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES II
        Students will learn to engineer recordings in a studio setting in the rock/pop genres. Students will also study audio theory, including but not limited to pop recording techniques, psychoacoustics, corrective audio processing, signal processing, studio business, analog circuitry, metering, and mastering. Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will also be an important component of the course, as will timbral ear training.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3394-001 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
        This course is intended to train you in technological skills that every working musician should have in the 21st century. The class is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music, and is required of most music majors. Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3394-002 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
        This course is intended to train you in technological skills that every working musician should have in the 21st century. The class is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music, and is required of most music majors. Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        The Internship course is designed to give Music Media/Business students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings. The student must work with a local business for at least ten hours per week (150 hours total).
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4128-001 ADVANCED AUDIO RECORDING
        This course gives further study and practical studio work for students who have successfully completed the required recording techniques sequence (MUSI 3394, 4390, 4325 and 4326) utilizing Studio 301 in an independent study format.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3394-001 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
        This course is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music. Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording using Finale 2011, Reason 4.0, and Pro Tools LE 8.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4390-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES I
        Students will learn to engineer recordings in classical and jazz genres. Students will also study audio theory, including but not limited to signal flow, microphone theory, the physics of sound, and psychoacoustics. Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will also be an important component of the course.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4390-002 RECORDING TECHNIQUES I
        Students will learn to engineer recordings in classical and jazz genres. Students will also study audio theory, including but not limited to signal flow, microphone theory, the physics of sound, and psychoacoustics. Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will also be an important component of the course.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4326-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES III
        This advanced course is designed to allow recording students to explore and refine their audio skills in an independent manner. Timbral ear-training will also be a large component of this course, with students doing most of this particular work outside of class. Students will submit an extensive final project.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        The Internship course is designed to give students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings, particularly in a field that the student would like to pursue professionally after graduation. The student must work with a local business for at least ten hours per week (140 hours total).
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3394-001 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
        This course is intended to train you in skills that every working musician should have in the 21st century. The class is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music, and is required of most music majors. Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording using Finale 2011, Reason 4.0, and Pro Tools LE 8.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        The Internship course is designed to give students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings. The student must work with a local business for at least ten hours per week (150 hours total).
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3394-002 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
        This course is intended to train you in skills that every working musician should have in the 21st century. The class is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music, and is required of most music majors. Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording using Finale 2011, Reason 4.0, and Pro Tools LE 8.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4325-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES II
        Students will learn to engineer recordings in a studio setting within rock/pop genres. Students will also study audio theory, including but not limited to pop recording techniques, psychoacoustics, corrective audio processing, signal processing, studio business, analog circuitry, metering, and mastering. Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will also be an important component of the course, as will timbral ear training.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3394-001 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
        This course is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music.  Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording using Finale 2008, Reason 4.0, Peak 4, and Pro Tools LE 8.  
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4390-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES I
        Students will learn to engineer recordings in classical and jazz genres.  Students will also study audio theory, including but not limited to signal flow, microphone theory, the physics of sound, and psychoacoustics.  Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will also be an important component of the course.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4395-001 INTERNSHIP
        The Internship course is designed to give students practical experience in a variety of music media and music business settings.  The student must work with a local business for at least ten hours per week (140 hours total).
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 3394-002 DIGITAL MUSIC TECHNOLOGY
        This course is an introduction to the use of computer software and hardware in music.  Students will be trained in digital music notation, MIDI sequencing, digital audio editing, and basic audio recording using Finale 2008, Reason 4.0, Peak 4, and Pro Tools LE 8.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4327-001 Techniques and Technology in Film Scoring
        This course will teach student composers the technical and artistic requirements in composing for film and video. Students will learn how to properly spot a film, write music with exact timings, conceptualize a cue, mix acoustic and electronic music, understand the business side of film scoring, and create compelling MIDI mock-ups.Students will also learn how to combine acoustic recording with sampled MIDI sequencing in order to create a convincing film score.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4325-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES II
         Students will learn to engineer recordings in a studio setting within rock/pop genres.Students will also study audio theory, including but not limited to pop recording techniques, psychoacoustics, corrective audio processing, signal processing, studio business, analog circuitry, metering, and mastering.Analyzing the quality of both professional and student recordings will also be an important component of the course, as will timbral ear training.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • MUSI 4326-001 RECORDING TECHNIQUES III
        This advanced course is designed to allow recording students to explore and refine their audio skills in an independent manner.Timbral ear-training will also be a large component of this course, with students doing most of this particular work outside of class.It also important for students to become familiar with some of the current academic research and debate in the field of audio, therefore the class will at times be run in a seminar-fashion with students discussing current academic articles.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009 Download Syllabus