Course - Online - Summer 2022

Composing for Video Games – ONLINE: June 13-17

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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 are 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 Jon Iverson at to get more information about regarding the software needed for camp.
Any student currently enrolled in band, orchestra or choir is welcome to join this camp. No composing experience is necessary.
Two sessions offered:
June 13-17, Registration Deadline: May 27
July 18-22, Registration Deadline: July 1

June 13-17, Monday-Friday 10:00am-noon

Mon, Jun 13, 202210:00 AM2 hours
Tue, Jun 14, 202210:00 AM2 hours
Wed, Jun 15, 202210:00 AM2 hours
Thu, Jun 16, 202210:00 AM2 hours
Fri, Jun 17, 202210:00 AM2 hours
Course Details
Semester: Summer 2022
Register by: 2022-05-27
Starts: 2022-06-13
Ends: 2022-06-17
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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