The intermediate level focuses on details in music, digital applications and hardware used by modern music producers. This level helps the student understand the in depth functionality of a Digital Audio Workstation which gives them a more precise understanding of the technology used in music and audio engineering. The student also gains knowledge about various tools in music which include Synthesizers, MIDI controllers, Samples, Drum Machines, Audio Effects, etc. The student is assigned a few projects in this level through which he/she gains control in the workflow and understanding of tools and techniques used in music making. By the time the student completes the intermediate level, he/she would be capable of understanding the importance and application of various melodic and rhythmic instruments, have an in depth understanding of the Analog and Digital tools used in music creation, setting up a home studio and its connections and finally bringing out their creativity through the knowledge and experience they achieve after completing the intermediate level.
Curriculum: Sound recording (history to present scenario), cables and connectors, introduction to studio setup, understanding and application of Decibel (dB), understanding the features and possibilities of DAWs and learning their applications, synthesizers and sound synthesis, understanding the features and usage of the industry standard soft synths (Omnisphere, Nexus, Sylenth, Massive, Serum, etc.), using and editing sound samples, understanding of samplers and its functions, research and analysis of the some of the best sample libraries, audio effects (Filters, EQ, Reverb, Delay, Phaser, Flanger, Chorus, Compressors, Noise Gates, Tremolo, Rotary, etc), basics of MIDI, understanding the anatomy, techniques and articulations of a variety of melodic and rhythmic instruments, ear training, understanding the similarities and differences of Indian and Western classical forms, basic mixing techniques, orchestral instruments and composition techniques, extended music theory.