INTRODUCTION TO MIDI

  • Program: Audio Production
  • Course: Introduction to MIDI
  • Course #: ARSP1331
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers basic MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) principles and techniques, the virtual studio concept, software, hardware, sequencers, sound design, and MIDI applications in Audio for Video.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course.
Demonstrate an understanding of MIDI operational theory
Compare different hardware and software based MIDI systems
Analyze various CPU based MIDI applications
Produce an audio for video project using MIDI
Explain the history of MIDI
Explain MIDI messages
Demonstrate MIDI equipment hookup
Diagram proper MIDI patchbay setup
Incorporate MIDI operational theory into software based environment
Troubleshoot common MIDI problems

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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