Here you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions
Online courses take place in the Virtual Classroom, which is unique due to its interactivity. Our experience shows that learning in a social group is more efficient than learning alone. The Virtual Classroom allows a group of four students to receive instruction in a video conference. The rest works similarly to courses offered in a classroom.
See also: Virtual Classroom
The musicube academy is a private educational institution working cooperatively with a public university. Bachelor and Master programs are offered concurrently through this collaboration. Degrees from these programs are therefore fully certified and accredited by the state.
There is a program at the musicube academy for nearly every level of knowledge and ability. Participants in the Media Music program require hardly any previous experience, while Advanced Film Scoring and Production students will need a broad level of prior knowledge and experience.
See also: Admissions
We use a CISCO webex communication stream for video and talkback and one stereo stream for audio.
You need a constant 3MB upload stream, a DAW with the required software, and headphones.
Ideally, you will also have a good set of speakers and a keyboard as well.
It depends on the course of study. Applicants for the Media Music program do not have to pass a test, while Film Scoring and Production applicants do.
Yes, there are two-week breaks in spring and in fall, as well as in the summer prior to exams and at Christmas.
Each year consists of 40 weeks of lessons. Attendance is very important to us. Regular and direct contact with staff and instructors ensures the students are well-instructed and learning efficiently. Outside of the scheduled lessons, students work independently on their composition projects.
Personal information sessions can be arranged by telephone or email. The session can be conducted in person or over the phone. Most questions can be addressed in one of these conversations. Another option is to stop by one of the musicube academy’s information events.
Applicants can send their CVs and (if applicable) samples of work as an MP3 or Music Sheet Data File to the musicube academy. Following a review of the application materials, each applicant receives a personal appointment for an admissions interview.
In addition to daily lessons, students should expect to work 4 hours per day on the portable DAWs as part of the course of study. The study load of our Bachelor and Master programs is 1680 hours per year.
Yes, you need a portable DAW to bring your homework you’ve produced with your DAW to the next lesson.
DAW stands for Digital Audio Workstation. It can be described as a computer-based production setting for recording, editing, mixing, and mastering audio material.
See also: DAW
No, for the online classes you can use your desktop PC.
Anyone who feels very comfortable with a particular sequencer should continue to work with it. In terms of performance, there are currently no notable differences between the leading sequencing programs.
From an audio engineering perspective, Pro Tools offers the best representation of a studio environment. For beginners, this is the best starting point to learn about the various aspects of audio engineering.
All the established music libraries on the market are in use at the musicube academy.
We prefer VSL, LASS, Spitfire Audio, 8dio, Cinesamples, Samplemodeling, and EWQL, Orchestral Tools and 8dio