This comprehensive book provides an organized approach to creating your own music using modern technology. Make Your Own Music contains lessons, skill sets, and projects for using the PreSonus Music Creation Suite. An incredibly valuable tool for the enthusiast, student or teacher, this book is a complete classroom curriculum for both learning and teaching music technology, incorporating composition ideas, notation skills, and digital audio workstation proficiencies.
Each chapter focuses on building musical and compositional knowledge using Notion and/or Studio One. The book is organized into easily digestible chapters that cover topics such as “Getting Started with Recording,” “Getting Started with Notion,” “Creating Electronic Music with Virtual Instruments in Studio One,” and “Mixing and Mastering in Studio One.” Each chapter contains three demonstrable skills that students can learn by working through self-paced projects, examples of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) problem-solving strategies from music technology history, and composition assignments with reproducible grading sheets for teachers.
Supporting materials can be accessed online. They round out the educational and instructional experience through video tutorials and printable documents.