Diploma in Electronic Music Production
& Sound Design
The Diploma Programme
The Electronic Music Production and Sound Design Diploma programme will empower students with the full spectrum of skills to become professional electronic music producers and performers. You will cover foundational music theory knowledge before progressing to the intricacies of crafting tracks and beats in a wide range of electronic music genres. The programme will take you through the building blocks of loops and samples and challenge you to create sonic scapes that push the boundaries of the genre. You will be challenged to think critically and creatively as you dive into the technical aspects of sound design using both soft synths and hardware synthesisers. Extremely good. Must not be missed!
The Learning Experience
Through collaborative and experiential learning, you will be encouraged to push the envelope and explore the diverse range of electronic music genres from Techno to Trance, from House to Dubstep. Students must be prepared to experiment and get out of their comfort zone to uncover the artist inside. The average teacher to student ratio for the course is 1:10.
The Final Outcome
By the end of the course, you will be ready to kickstart your career as an electronic music producer or performer.
|July 2022 Intake||Fees||Application Close Date|
12 Months Coursework
24 Months Coursework
Course Fees : S$17,950
Course Administration Fee : S$545
Total Course Fee Payable : S$18,495
Course Fees : S$22,700
Course Administration Fee : S$905
Total Course Fee Payable : S$23,605
| Local : 20 Jun 2022|
International : 16 May 2022
|All fees are inclusive of prevailing GST|
Digital Audio Workstation
Digital Audio Workstations are critical parts of today’s music production process. You will learn to use the major DAWs in the industry now, namely Logic Pro and Pro Tools. Explore how to set up projects, record and edit music and utilise plug-ins to create unique music.
This module aims to introduce students to the functions and operations of DAWs. Students will be able to perform basic recording and editing of music tracks in preparation for more advanced production work further on in their course.
|For Singaporeans:||For International Students:|
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|For International Students:|
|Club/Radio DJ||Performer/Artist||Electronic Music Producer||Recording Engineer||Audio Developer|
|Sound Designer||Film/TV/Video Composer/Scorer||Sound Designer (Games and Tech)||SFX Editor|
An Thien Dinh,
Graduated from School of Music
Hasyir Ibrahim (Shay),
Graduated from School of Music
Meet our passionate educators who are all industry practitioners. They are seasoned designers and trend-setters in the creative field.
BA (Hons) in Audio Production, As an esteemed Audio Director, Rufus has been credited innumerably for having recorded and produced music for film, Mediacorp television & Radio, Computer games, theatre, in teractive media and various independent artistes. He has been featured in Channel News Asia and Sconisccoop, for his majir involvement with Lion Studios. Mentored by the late British Engineer John Herbert in the art and science of Studio Production, Rufus is regarded for his teaching and supervisory abilities. He graduated with 1st Class Honors in Audio Production from School of Audio Engineering and his research interests are in the areas of sound synthesis/analysis/control/simulation, spectral analysis, small/large environment control room acoustics, audio quality/degradation, multichannel recording/mixing and mastering.
School of Audio Engineering
Bachelor Degree in Audio Engineering & Music Production, Vinod has been avid music performer since young, later branching out and specializing in audio engineering. He developed a keen interest in the recording arts and obtained his degree in Audio Engineering and Music Production from JMC Academy in Melbourne, Australia. His skills led him to work on the Sound Design and mixing of short film called “Fixed” which became the official selections of Film Festivals in Melbourne, Iran and Mexico. It was also accepted by the 18th Bicycle Film Festival in New York. Not only restricting himself to the recording aspect of music, his passion for performance and music brought him most recently to Brisbane, Australia to play at the Dead of Winter Festival 2019 as well as being able to open for Multi Major award winner Hariharan when he came to Singapore mid-2019. Other international acts he as opened for include: Immolation (NYC), Venom Inc (UK), The Exploited (UK).
Diploma in Music Production & Audio Engineering, Alex (DJ Alx) is Music Producer, Musician and Sound Engineer who hails from Portugal and is currently based in Singapore. He graduated from Instituto Superior de Linguas e Administracao with a Bachelor’s Degree in English/French Translation and he has spent the last 20 years honing his music craft. He is, we are proud to say, also a recent graduate of Orita Sinclair’s Diploma in Music Production and Audio Engineering. Alex recently had his collaboration with Masia One featured on Netflix Altered Carbon Season 2 OST and also composed the Ti Tou Tao (Mediacorp Channel 5 Series) theme song alongside Masia One. He is the music Curator for Suka-Suka Sundays, and resident DJ in Sub City Lion City Bass, Kampong Boogie and Ginga! where he invites DJs from Singapore and abroad to share the booth with him at White Label Record. As a musician, Alex was part of Macaco do Chines (guitarist/singer/producer), a band that were pioneered in crossing Hip-Hop, Dubstep and Grime with Portuguese traditional music. He released two critically acclaimed albums and a mixtape. Macacos do Chines toured both nationally and internationally, playing in headline festivals like Rock In Rio and starred in MTV’s Brand New TV concerts. As a DnB producer, he has been working closely and producing for Skalator Music, one of the most refreshing labels coming out of Portugal. His debut single at the end of last year, Babylon Man, got 4/5 in DJ MAG UK.
Orita Sinclair School of Design and Music / Bachelor Degree in English/French Translation Instituto Superior De LÍnguas e Administração (ISLA)
Chong Yu Lun
Diploma in Film, Sound & Video, Chong Yu Lun and Rachel Toh co-founded Butterworks, a production house, and have accuired more than 10 filmmaking awards through their filmmaking journey. Their short film “Dao Sha Pia” was shared by Prime Minister Le Hsien Loong. Most notably, they built a renowned Youtube channel, Butterworks which has gathered over 270,000 subscribers and over 35 million views, The duo, director and executive producer, are often known for producing heartfelt, tear-jerking video content that connects, relates and touches hearts. their knowledge for creating compelling content has even brought viral success to the branding videos they produced for notable corporate clients such as SMRT, hauling over 900,000 views.
Nge Ann Polytechnic
BA in Mass Communication, Chong Yu Lun and Rachel Toh co-founded Butterworks, a production house, and have accuired more than 10 filmmaking awards through their filmmaking journey. Their short film “Dao Sha Pia” was shared by Prime Minister Le Hsien Loong. Most notably, they built a renowned Youtube channel, Butterworks which has gathered over 270,000 subscribers and over 35 million views, The duo, director and executive producer, are often known for producing heartfelt, tear-jerking video content that connects, relates and touches hearts. their knowledge for creating compelling content has even brought viral success to the branding videos they produced for notable corporate clients such as SMRT, hauling over 900,000 views.
Curtin University of Technology
BA (Hons) in Music, Singaporean producer Cravism has always been immersed in Hip-hop culture. Besides being a professional b-boy, Cravism began playing the piano and trumpet in the early 2000s, which progressed into recording and producing his own music. His music has been featured in Berlin, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, Milan, moscow, paris, and Seoul for the Adidas Originals Flagship Store has been used by many documentary videos such as The Cuppa Depresso, Elevate the Streets, Dead was the Body and many more. Cravism has also performed around Singapore and the United Kingdom, opening shows for big names such as Slum Village, Cosmo Midnight and others.
Lasalle College of the Arts
How to Apply
All prospective students are encouraged to contact our Recruitment Executive or authorised recruitment agents for a pre-course counseling session if they would like to enrol for a course with Orita Sinclair School of Design & Music. The purpose of this session is for us to address the needs of students as an individual, professional and as a student of our institute.