Spring 2020

Sound Design Studio

Listed in: Film and Media Studies, as FAMS-354  |  Music, as MUSI-354  |  Theater and Dance, as THDA-354


Ron Bashford (Section 01)
Jake M. Meginsky (Section 01)


(Offered as THDA 354, FAMS 354 and MUSI 354) Building on the concepts learned in THDA 254/MUSI 254, this studio course further develops the student’s work in sound design through an intensive focus on hands-on practice. Students will participate as sound designers in the Amherst Theater & Dance production program, the Five-College production program, and in other collaborative sound design and compositional opportunities with filmmakers, visual artists, installation artists, game designers, and podcasters. Throughout the term, students will expand and deepen their relationship to the toolkit introduced in Sound Design I, while we examine strategies for developing an efficient, real-world approach to the creative and technical rehearsal processes in various modes of live performance and art making. Limited to twelve students.

Requisite: THDA 254/MUSI 254 or consent of the instructor. Spring semester. Visiting Lecturer Meginsky.

If Overenrolled: Students will be chosen to ensure a variety of class years, and interests


Artistic Practice, Community Based Learning, Fine Arts for Non-majors


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2020