Demitri E. Sahnas

Adjunct Faculty

Music

Classes Taught

Fall 2020

MUC111 Digital Audio Workstation I (DAW I) 3 Credits
Use of digital mixing and automation software in conjunction with editing and recording. Includes computer operation, troubleshooting, and file management. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC195, or MUC195AA, or FMP105, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34331
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
8:30 AM - 10:40 AM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

The course fee will be waived or refunded so that students can apply it toward purchasing any needed software and/or Ilok. Equipment requirements listed below are the responsibility of the student to purchase before class begins. PROTOOLS on a Mac or PC that is capable of running it effectively. Protools academic discount is appx $10/month. For details visit: https://shop.avid.com/ccrz__ProductDetails?viewState=DetailView&sku=DYNA20002&isCSRFlow=true&portalUser=&store=shop&; Computer requirements can be found at the https://avid.secure.force.com/pkb/articles/compatibility/Pro-Tools-System-Requirements Choose to authorize Pro Tools either via cloud license with iLok Cloud or with a physical iLok key. NOTE: Physical iLOK is preferred as the cloud based version requires an internet connection every time you want the software to run. ILoks are $49 and can be purchased from Avid and retailers like Guitar Center While in a live on-line classroom, background sound from speakers can be disruptive and create feedback Please use headphones as if you were in the DAW Lab on the MCC campus. External USB or Firewire preferred If not external, computer must have a LINE IN and HEADPHONE/SPEAKER out. Capability to participate in a virtual classroom environment via free, readily available software like Zoom, Webex, or our MCCCD platforms. Requires a video camera and audio on your computer system. Students may contact instructor at demitri.sahnas@mesacc.edu

MUC112 Digital Audio Workstation II (DAW II) 3 Credits
Use of digital mixing and automation software in conjunction with editing and recording. Includes computer operation, troubleshooting, and file management. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC111, and (MUC195 or MUC195AA).
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34394
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/25/2020 - 12/18/2020
TuTh
10:50 AM - 1:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

The course fee will be waived or refunded so that students can apply it toward purchasing any needed software and/or Ilok. Equipment requirements listed below are the responsibility of the student to purchase before class begins. PROTOOLS on a Mac or PC that is capable of running it effectively. Protools academic discount is appx $10/month. For details visit: https://shop.avid.com/ccrz__ProductDetails?viewState=DetailView&sku=DYNA20002&isCSRFlow=true&portalUser=&store=shop&; Computer requirements can be found at the https://avid.secure.force.com/pkb/articles/compatibility/Pro-Tools-System-Requirements Choose to authorize Pro Tools either via cloud license with iLok Cloud or with a physical iLok key. NOTE: Physical iLOK is preferred as the cloud based version requires an internet connection every time you want the software to run. ILoks are $49 and can be purchased from Avid and retailers like Guitar Center While in a live on-line classroom, background sound from speakers can be disruptive and create feedback Please use headphones as if you were in the DAW Lab on the MCC campus. External USB or Firewire preferred If not external, computer must have a LINE IN and HEADPHONE/SPEAKER out. Capability to participate in a virtual classroom environment via free, readily available software like Zoom, Webex, or our MCCCD platforms. Requires a video camera and audio on your computer system. Students may contact instructor at demitri.sahnas@mesacc.edu

MUC122 Sound Design I 3 Credits
Introduction to Sound Design and Audio Post-Production for Multimedia. Includes creating and editing Sound Effects, ADR, Foley, Music, and Ambience, such as Film, TV, Video Gaming, Theatre, and Dance. Emphasis on computer assisted production using Digital Audio Workstations and sound design techniques using industry-standard equipment. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35467
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
1:00 PM - 3:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

The course fee will be waived or refunded so that students can apply it toward purchasing any needed software and/or Ilok. Equipment requirements listed below are the responsibility of the student to purchase before class begins. PROTOOLS on a Mac or PC that is capable of running it effectively. Protools academic discount is appx $10/month. For details visit: https://shop.avid.com/ccrz__ProductDetails?viewState=DetailView&sku=DYNA20002&isCSRFlow=true&portalUser=&store=shop&; Computer requirements can be found at the https://avid.secure.force.com/pkb/articles/compatibility/Pro-Tools-System-Requirements Choose to authorize Pro Tools either via cloud license with iLok Cloud or with a physical iLok key. NOTE: Physical iLOK is preferred as the cloud based version requires an internet connection every time you want the software to run. ILoks are $49 and can be purchased from Avid and retailers like Guitar Center While in a live on-line classroom, background sound from speakers can be disruptive and create feedback Please use headphones as if you were in the DAW Lab on the MCC campus. External USB or Firewire preferred If not external, computer must have a LINE IN and HEADPHONE/SPEAKER out. Capability to participate in a virtual classroom environment via free, readily available software like Zoom, Webex, or our MCCCD platforms. Requires a video camera and audio on your computer system. Students may contact instructor at demitri.sahnas@mesacc.edu or shane.matsumoto

Due to COVID19 impact; this class was transitioned from In person to Hybrid, Live Online or fully Online.

MUC222 Sound Design II 3 Credits
Intermediate level Sound Design and Audio Post-Production for Multimedia. A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites: MUC122. Prerequisites or Corequisites: MTC191, or MUC111, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35468
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
1:00 PM - 3:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

The course fee will be waived or refunded so that students can apply it toward purchasing any needed software and/or Ilok. Equipment requirements listed below are the responsibility of the student to purchase before class begins. PROTOOLS on a Mac or PC that is capable of running it effectively. Protools academic discount is appx $10/month. For details visit: https://shop.avid.com/ccrz__ProductDetails?viewState=DetailView&sku=DYNA20002&isCSRFlow=true&portalUser=&store=shop&; Computer requirements can be found at the https://avid.secure.force.com/pkb/articles/compatibility/Pro-Tools-System-Requirements Choose to authorize Pro Tools either via cloud license with iLok Cloud or with a physical iLok key. NOTE: Physical iLOK is preferred as the cloud based version requires an internet connection every time you want the software to run. ILoks are $49 and can be purchased from Avid and retailers like Guitar Center While in a live on-line classroom, background sound from speakers can be disruptive and create feedback Please use headphones as if you were in the DAW Lab on the MCC campus. External USB or Firewire preferred If not external, computer must have a LINE IN and HEADPHONE/SPEAKER out. Capability to participate in a virtual classroom environment via free, readily available software like Zoom, Webex, or our MCCCD platforms. Requires a video camera and audio on your computer system. Students may contact instructor at demitri.sahnas@mesacc.edu or shane.matsumoto

MUC292 Sound Design III 3 Credits
Advanced Sound Design Production for Multimedia: Designed to provide an atmosphere of team research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MUC222, or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35469
LIVE ONLINE
Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
MoWe
1:00 PM - 3:10 PM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

The course fee will be waived or refunded so that students can apply it toward purchasing any needed software and/or Ilok. Equipment requirements listed below are the responsibility of the student to purchase before class begins. PROTOOLS on a Mac or PC that is capable of running it effectively. Protools academic discount is appx $10/month. For details visit: https://shop.avid.com/ccrz__ProductDetails?viewState=DetailView&sku=DYNA20002&isCSRFlow=true&portalUser=&store=shop&; Computer requirements can be found at the https://avid.secure.force.com/pkb/articles/compatibility/Pro-Tools-System-Requirements Choose to authorize Pro Tools either via cloud license with iLok Cloud or with a physical iLok key. NOTE: Physical iLOK is preferred as the cloud based version requires an internet connection every time you want the software to run. ILoks are $49 and can be purchased from Avid and retailers like Guitar Center While in a live on-line classroom, background sound from speakers can be disruptive and create feedback Please use headphones as if you were in the DAW Lab on the MCC campus. External USB or Firewire preferred If not external, computer must have a LINE IN and HEADPHONE/SPEAKER out. Capability to participate in a virtual classroom environment via free, readily available software like Zoom, Webex, or our MCCCD platforms. Requires a video camera and audio on your computer system. Students may contact instructor at demitri.sahnas@mesacc.edu or shane.matsumoto

Due to COVID19 impact; this class was transitioned from In person to Hybrid, Live Online or fully Online.

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