Saint Louis was founded in 1976 as a Jazz School and Jazz Club, frequented by all the greatest Italian and international musicians.
The Electronic Music Department represents the state of the art of music technology, educates artists, Music Producers and composers of electroacoustic music, drawing inspiration, techniques and knowledge also from transversal fields, such as classical music, film music passing through jazz and rock, applying a contemporary and a professionalizing vision.
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The Electronic Music Department of the Saint Louis was the first in Italy to be authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education to award first and second cycle academic diplomas.
Pre-Academic of Fonia and Electronic Music
In-depth study path in acoustic physics, elements of fonia and signal path, microphones and miking techniques, analog and digital recording, the use of outboard. Approach to Live electronics and electronic music composition, elements of harmony and creative writing with musical software, approach to piano studies to use it as a working tool.
There is no admission exam, the duration is one year, at the end of which you can access through exams to specific first cycle academic courses of electronic music and sound technician
Access to the pre-academic course of Sound Engineering and Electronic Music without audition
Three-year First Cycle Academic Diploma in Electronic Music
Specialization first cycle diploma in Electronic Music, compositional address, for electroacoustic music authors, live electronics performers and sound designers.
An avant-garde study path that explores programming techniques and languages, to work on artistic ideas with the aid of electronic instruments and state-of-the-art software applications, developing the full mastery of tools dedicated to contemporary electronic music production and dedicating a large space to music applied to images.
Academic course with limited students number course: a maximum of 26 students
2nd cycle Academic Courses (Master level)
The Electronic Music department offers two different second cycle academic diploma specializations:
Path focused on the developing of students own compositional matrix and artistic identity as an electroacoustic musician, through a working path of live electronics concerts, soundtracking of installations, images and multimedia projects. The student will acquire extensive expertise in composing and orchestrating with the most modern software and libraries, in processing a sound through a synthesis and / or sampling technique. Live electronics concerts in Festivals and Theaters.
Specialization path that takes the student to look through the vision of a Music Producer. Each students will develop skills to manage music production projects at all stages of development. from creative writing, through arrangement and pre-production with real and virtual instruments, executive production, recording sessions, mixing and mastering, working on their own and on behalf of external help. Each student is educated to acquire full knowledge of the historical evolution of music production and also the techniques for making products for the record industry and media.
Academic course with limited students number course and selected: 10 places available every year
The Masters are original postgraduate courses of Saint Louis, approved by the Ministry of Education and represent an improvement in specific sectors through training and experience courses held by personalities of international caliber and with high-level interships placements. Students with an first cycle academic diploma or a degree can access it.
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Master dedicated to the improvement and specialization of future composers of film music. The training course aims to highlight the different roles of the film music composer and provide the tools to be able to deal with a sonorization, a soundtrack and applied music in general.
The Master aims to prepare students for professions as management of artists, groups and bands; show management expert, promotion of music, recording and editorial management of artistic products, planner of music marketing strategies, through a training project based on the main characteristics and experiences of the music industry in its many forms
The Masters are activated from year to year, you can fill out a form to access the waiting list