Get ready to move beyond the stage of simply ripping audio from CDs to the more creative ends of digital music production. The sheer volume and variety of computer-based production techniques can often seem daunting. "Digital Music Making for Teens" eases beginning musicians through that first crucial step into the larger world of digital production as it guides you through the process of building musical productions. This comprehensive, hands-on book covers not only the big picture, but also dives deep into each task, showing you how to use multiple tools to get the job done. Combine your need for artistic expression with a solid education and start your music making off on the right track.
About the Author
Andrew Hagerman began his musical life at the early age of eight as an aspiring tubist. Excelling at his craft, he studied at the prestigious Northwestern University in Chicago. During his time at Northwestern, he also discovered a passion for position and arranging, creating works for orchestra, chamber ensemble and even jazz and rock bands. MIDI and computer music were in their infancy at this time, and Andy immediately recognized the usefulness of music technology in aiding the creative process. Through his professional life, Andy has continued to explore his diverse interests. As a performer, he has performed in numerous ensembles of all types, and even enjoyed many years of playing at Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and Tokyo Disneyland. As a composer, he has been very active in the creation planetarium and science center soundtracks, and his work can be heard worldwide, including the renowned American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Finally, as! a teacher, he has shared the benefit of his many years in the industry with others as they embark on careers of their own. Presently the Associate Course Director of Advanced Audio Workstations at Full Sail Real World Education in Winter Park, Florida, Mr. Hagerman coordinates and guides the curriculum of what is arguably the largest digital audio workstation lab environment in the world. He also remains active in composition and production with Singularity Arts, which serves the worldwide planetarium community.