Reuben Pace

Besides being an active composer, Dr. Reuben Pace also has several years’ experience in teaching a wide range of music topics to a wide range of students from 5 year olds to 70 years old. His areas of specialty are music theory, composition, classical guitar and music technology. Besides one on one lessons (which can be discussed and arranged by sending an email), Dr. Pace also has a range of high quality packaged courses.

Each course has been carefully designed to thoroughly cover all aspects of that particular subject in the most effective way possible. All courses are done 100% online over the Zoom platform and due to current Covid-19 situation, Dr. Pace is offering these courses at a special subsidised rate.


Prerequisites
Music Theory: None
Instrumental Knowledge: None
Software/Skill: PC running Windows 10, Basic Windows Operation, Zoom conference platform
Resources: Headset

This course guides the student to be able to compose music to a high degree of professionality using computer software. Besides composing the music you shall also learn how to create a balanced and polished final product and how to use the features of a Digital Audio Workstation to enhance your own unique creations. If one wishes there is a more advanced course after you finish pop music production.
At the end of the course you shall be able to:

  • - Operate most features of a Digital Audio Workstation.
  • - Compose original music in a range of musical idioms.
  • - Balance the different sounds in your songs so that everything sounds clearly
  • - Use several plus ins effectively to create music which is uniquely your own.
Normal price: 150 Euros
Special Covid-19 price: 25 euro one time payment or 3 euro per lesson

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Prerequisites
Music Theory: None
Instrumental Knowledge: None
Software/Skill: PC running Windows 10, Basic Windows Operation, Zoom conference platform
Resources: Headset, folk guitar, pick

In this 10 lesson course you shall learn how to play the most basic and important chords on the guitar as well as how to play a melody. You will acquire the necessary proper technique for both hands.
At the end of the course you shall be able to:

  • - Play the most basic and essential guitar chords.
  • - Play melodies on the guitar.
  • - Read guitar tablature
  • - Read simple music notation
  • - Play both the accompaniment and melody of a selection of songs.
  • - Acquire the proper technique on the guitar so that you can learn more music after this course.
Normal price: 170 Euros
Special Covid-19 price: 25 euro one time payment or 3 euro per lesson

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Prerequisites
Music Theory: None
Instrumental Knowledge: None
Software/Skill: PC running Windows 10, Basic Windows Operation, Zoom conference platform
Resources: Headset

This course focuses on the fundamentals of music technology – acoustics, software and hardware.
At the end of the course you shall be able to:

  • - Understand how a MIDI system works
  • - Have a firm knowledge of the physical properties of sound.
  • - Understand the concepts behind digital audio.
  • - Edit and process digital audio using a digital audio editor.
  • - Edit MIDI data using a sequencer
  • - Recognize between the different kind of microphones and how they are used.
  • - Understand how an audio mixer works.
  • - Recognize between the different types of speakers and where and when they should be used.
Normal price: 170 Euros
Special Covid-19 price: 25 euro one time payment or 3 euro per lesson

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Prerequisites
Music Theory: Intermediate
Instrumental Knowledge: Intermediate
Software/Skill: PC running Windows 10, Basic Windows Operation, Zoom conference platform, Digital Audio Workstation
Resources: Headset

This course focuses on the relationship between the moving picture and music. It delves into the different concepts that bind these 2 elements together into one of the most powerful artforms created in modern times.
At the end of the course you shall be able to:

  • - Understand the different ways in which music and moving picture can work together.
  • - Analyse how the music in a film changes your perception of the film as a whole.
  • - Compose music for a short excerpt of film.
Normal price: 200 Euros
Special Covid-19 price: 25 euro one time payment or 3 euro per lesson

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Prerequisites
Music Theory: None
Instrumental Knowledge: None
Software/Skill: PC running Windows 10, Basic Windows Operation, Zoom conference platform
Resources: Headset

During this course you will learn how to compose electronic music both by creating new sounds and also by changing existing sounds using software.
At the end of the course you shall be able to:

  • - Analyse non-instrumental sounds for their musical potential.
  • - Use the elements within a non -instrumental sound creatively to compose an artistic piece.
  • - Understand the different methods of synthesis.
  • - Be able to use the different methods of synthesis to create unique sounds.
  • - Use space and motion as an integral part of your electronic work.
Normal price: 150 Euros
Special Covid-19 price: 25 euro one time payment or 3 euro per lesson

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Prerequisites
Music Theory: Intermediate
Instrumental Knowledge: Intermediate
Software/Skill: PC running Windows 10, Basic Windows Operation, Zoom conference platform
Resources: Headset

This course centres around the essential skills you will need to acquire to succeed in the music profession.
At the end of the course you shall be able to:

  • - Critically analyse music of different styles and idioms.
  • - Market yourself and your music effectively.
  • - Make the outmost of your rehearsal time .
  • - Be aware of the basic legal concepts in connection with the music profession.
Normal price: 150 Euros
Special Covid-19 price: 25 euro one time payment or 3 euro per lesson

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