In "New Orleans Music and Gender," we will use gender as a lens through which to understand a variety of genres including bounce, brass band, funk, and R&B. How do musicians use music to contest and enforce ideas about gender?
In this course, students work with experienced faculty learning techniques for music and audio production using Digital Audio Workstation software like Ableton, Logic, and Reaper.
This course introduces an array of tools, techniques and motivations associated with Contemporary Computer Music Composition and Programming. Students will gain familiarity with the Digital Music Studio and Audio Workstation environments as they prepare frequent short composition assignments.