Live Sound Jazz & Pop 1

Module code
M-JP-LVS1
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Practical & Theory Classes
Credits
1
Group size
10
Number of course weeks
10
Class duration
One 120-minute lesson per week
Total contact hours
20 hours
Study load
8 hours

Form / content / level

Prerequisites
Everyone who has ever plugged in an instrument or microphone and absolutely wants to know the whys and wherefores.
Competencies
C1 (click here for an explanation).
Aims
Developing amplifying skills.
Relation to other modules
Related to the main subject.
Content
This selective module consists of eight theory classes and two practical blocks where all the basic skills needed for amplifying your instrument or voice are dealt with. The typical characteristics of other instruments are also discussed.
Subjects comprise: Using a mixing table, signal routing, microphones, monitors, cable wiring and effects. Live Sound 1 focuses on being able to operate a simple PA system so that you can adjust everything correctly yourself at auditions and performances or can indicate how you want to sound as a soloist/band.
During the practical sessions, you will make the auditorium mix of a Jazz & Pop band at a Black Hole concert. This will be under supervision.
Mode(s) of instruction
Group classes.
Material
n/a
Student activity
Mixing a live band.

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
Assessment by the instructor at the end of the module.
Criteria
Students should have mastered the elements described under Contents.
Pass requirements
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5.
Examination procedure
Students are assessed at the end of the module. The assessments comprise evaluations of students' performance during the lessons and, if applicable, public performances.
Resit options
See the Education and Examination Regulations.

Module summary

This selective module consists of eight theory classes and two practical blocks where all the basic skills needed for amplifying your instrument or voice are dealt with.