MIDI & Synthesis Workshop AUD1110P


This course will provide students with a practical and creative introduction to synthesizer technology, synthesis, sampling, and the MIDI protocol.

This is a certificate course which means that students who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate of Completion from Metalworks Institute. However, this course cannot be applied as a credit towards Metalworks Institute's Online Diploma Programs.

Course Overview


All of Metalworks Institute's online courses are divided into learning modules which are outlined below. A more detailed syllabus is provided once students are registered.

In this learning module, students will be introduced to synthesizers and musical instrument modelling. Students will then apply these skills to an in-class exercise.


Required Hardware (minimum):

  • Apple Laptop Computer
  • Up to date macOS
  • 8GB of RAM (minimum)
  • 256GB SSD Storage (minimum)
  • Built-in Webcam
  • Built-in Microphone

Required Software & Additional Supplies

  • Reason 12 Software
  • Professional Quality Studio Headphones (Earbuds are not acceptable


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