DMP101 – Production / Music Theory


Modules

Upon graduating this course you will be musically and technologically proficient and able to operate professionally in a diversity of audio production roles and environments.

Our course content is delivered in a unique, practical learning environment where you will complete hands-on activities under direct supervision of our industry professional staff.

As a student, you will have access to highly specialized workstations before, during and after class. Supervisors are available on site to provide learning support outside of classroom hours.

DMP101 – Production / Music Theory


The opening subjects of your diploma ensure a strong foundation of knowledge for the basis of future studies. We ensure each module is crafted to ensure relevance to todays industry, while still treasuring the history of Abbey Road. Studying our Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (DMP101 – Production / Music Theory) will ensure your future as one of the worlds respected members of the Abbey Road Institute community.

Production / Music Theory

This module introduces the development of music production techniques as utilised on iconic recordings. You will develop critical listening skills and the ability to analyse and deconstruct all variety of musical recordings, identifying composition form, arrangement and instrumentation; in addition to learning project planning, pre-production activities and production techniques related to production / music theory.

Module Syllabus:

  • Introduction
  • History of Production / Abbey Road
  • Production Techniques-EQ / Dynamics
  • Production Techniques – Effects
  • Session Planning / Procedures

DMP101 Production / Music Theory

Education is more than a lecture. It is decades of experience from all corners of the globe brought together into a community of dedicated and passionate individuals joined together in journey to push the limits of creativity. This is what we aspire to every day at Abbey Road.

Gianni Michelini, COO

Studying the past year at Abbey Road has been phenomenal. The teaching staff are top notch and I now have a community of people to draw on who are as obsessed with music as me.  

Emily Toner, Graduate

Abbey Road Institute gives students the head-start they need to succeed in today's industry.  The facilities at Melbourne are second to none and it’s great to see students grow and be rewarded for their efforts.

Paul Edwards, Academic Manager

There is surely no better place to be when you are studying music production and sound engineering!

Tori Sunnucks, Graduate

On the first day of the course it was clear that I had found my tribe; we’re like a family, and it’s uncanny how everyone gets on creatively.

Deborah Melliard, Graduate