Course - Online - Summer 2021

Composing for Video Games – ONLINE – July 12-16

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Take your creativity to the next level and learn to compose music that enhances your video gaming experience. Even if you’ve never composed before, you can learn to manipulate sounds to make the action on your screen come alive.

Students in this online camp will have a blended learning platform of self-paced video tutorials and independent exploration paired with guided live instruction with a professional composer. Students will meet as a group for one hour each day from 10:00-11:00, and they will also have a daily private lesson with the instructor to receive coaching on their compositions. Students will be contacted by the instructor to schedule their lesson time between 11:00-1:00.
If you are a resident of the Twin Cities, we would be happy to loan you a laptop with Reason software and a MIDI keyboard to use during the camp. If you do not live in the Twin Cities, we recommend that you have a laptop/desktop computer and MIDI keyboard at home. We use Reason software for this camp. Please contact Melissa Falb at for more information regarding the software needed for the camp.
Any student currently enrolled in band, orchestra or choir is welcome to join this camp.
No composing experience is necessary.

Mon, Jul 12, 202110:00 AM2 hours
Tue, Jul 13, 202110:00 AM2 hours
Wed, Jul 14, 202110:00 AM2 hours
Thu, Jul 15, 202110:00 AM2 hours
Fri, Jul 16, 202110:00 AM2 hours
Course Details
Semester: Summer 2021
Register by: 2021-06-25
Starts: 2021-07-12
Ends: 2021-07-16
Location: MacPhail Live Online
Age Range: 13 years - 18 years
Course Type: Camp
Department: Group Instruction
Program Method: Summer Camps
Categories: Camps, Ages 13 - 18
Program: Camps
Topics: Composition, Electronic Music
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