Sound Design for Games

This workshop offers a fascinating, hands-on approach to creating music and sound effects for games or animations. You produce unique, engaging soundscapes while learning about the fundamentals of music and sound design and their use in the video game and animation industries.

You will learn:

  • Recording studio basics, including audio recording hardware and software
  • How to create a library of music soundtracks and sound effects
  • Composition and songwriting, including music writing software
  • Integration of music and sound effects in games and animations

Prerequisites

This course is open to students entering Grades 8 through 12.

Schedule and Tuition

Schedule for 2017

Workshop hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Students should arrive no more than 30 minutes prior to the start of class. There are free optional after-workshop activities most days from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm.*

*Due to the July 4th holiday, Session 1 hours will be 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  After-workshop activities will be from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Music and Sound Design

Session 1*
June 26–July 7
Session 2
July 10–21
Session 3
July 24–Aug 4
Session 4
Aug 7–18
Sound Design for Games n/a n/a

Workshops marked "n/a" are not being offered during that session.

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