Listening Session

Please sign up for a listening session slot here. 1st session is 4-Feb-2015

DAP2 video intro

With the weather preventing all of us from meeting together, I have prepared this video introduction that will hopefully clarify some of the goals and expectations of the course. You can watch the video here. The slides in the video may be hard to read so you can follow along with the slide full screen here, […]

AV1 Syllabus Spring 2015

Audio for Video 1 Wednesdays 11am-12:40pm Studio C (aka Edu room 880)   Online Course Description An introduction to the concepts and applications of audio production for video, television and film. Current production techniques frequently used in the post-production industry will be explored with special emphasis on synchronization and the interfacing of SMPTE time code, […]

Topic Outline

As your group digs into your final project research, you will want to organize the research such that you cover the most important parts of your topic.  Ideally you will split your main topic into three areas you can each individually review.  That said, you are each responsible for the over-all success of the presentation.  So […]

FMT final project time

For the final project in Fundamentals of Music Technology, we will focus our studies on specific topics that each group of 3 students will present to the rest of the class in the last two meetings. Points for accuracy and awesomeness of presentation. Select your topic preference here.

Dr. Ferrara, Copyright law

Dr. Lawrence Ferrara, the former longstanding Chair of the Music and Performing Arts Professions Department and ongoing member of the faculty, will present a lecture (including Q & A) regarding the use of a “sample” of an existing sound recording in a new sound recording. Dr. Ferrara is a music copyright consultant for every major record […]

Polar charts?

When describing how well a speaker projects or a microphone receives sound at different angles of incidence, a polar chart is a swell way to show the data.    Its easy to catch anomalies when looking at the polar chart.  Much more so than looking at a list of numbers. Please see google images for examples, […]

Experiment Instructions: Directionality

This assignment includes a practical experiment, described below, which can be performed in groups of 2-3. Using sine wave generator (software or hardware), JBL eon active loudspeaker on a stand and an SPL meter performing the following: Begin the process by producing a 1000 Hz sine wave, Adjust the levels of the signal generator and […]


Here we will have all the key information for the Music Technology Program meeting. Wednesdays, 3:30-4:45pm, 6th floor conference room,  Education Building. Feedback/Suggestions Listening Session Signup  .::Current list::.  

Experiment Description: Distance vs SPL

  Description: For this assignment you are expected to perform a set of small experiments as explained below. The experiments should be done in small groups no more than 3 people in a group. Please record the results of the experiments on a short report (max. 4 pages).   Note: Earplugs are highly recommended REQUIRED […]