Max/MSP Class

Taught by Elisabeth McMullin and Casey Anderson

Thursdays, 7-10pm
May 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, 2011

Members – $225
Non-Members – $250

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Please bring a laptop computer!


Participants will learn basic to advanced topics of utilizing the Max/MSP programming environment to
its greatest potential. Topics include programming techniques, DSP techniques, external control, and
more. This workshop intensive class will focus on tailoring this open-ended programming environment
to one’s personal interests, as well as covering fundamental topics necessary for competent Max

Class 1

Intro to Max, Objects/Messages, Docs and Help file
Max/MSP/Jitter, Patch Cable differences
Simple Oscillator patch
Cleanliness/Presentation Mode
Additive Synths
Envelopes (Line~)
Mouse state/keyboard interface

Class 2

Amp Mod (Vibrato, Tremelo, etc.)
ADSR, more advanced envelopes

Class 3

Samples, Playback, Recording, Groove (display, waveform)
Granular Synthesis

Class 4

Network Music
Externals (Fiddle, Analyzer)
Control Interfaces
Troubleshooting, resources, etc.

Refund policy:
Please note, all class fees include a non-refundable enrollment deposit of $25 that will be deducted from your refund if you sign up for, then drop, a class. So, for example, if you sign up for Machine Sewing 101 and pay the $155 class fee, but then remember that you have trapeze school final exams that conflict with the Sewing class and shouldn’t have signed up after all, we will refund you $130 of your tuition payment.

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