Summer Workshops Expose Students to the Latest Technology

Professor Collins and students in recording studio

Photo: Professor Todd Collins (right) works with students in the state-of-the-art Music Technology Center at CCM.

High school students with a passion for music technology have the opportunity to learn from professionals in the field using the latest equipment through one of two workshops being offered by County College of Morris (CCM) this summer.

Workshops, for students ages 15 to 18, are being offered in Music Recording and Electronic Music at the college’s state-of-the-art Edward J. Yaw Music Technology Center. The sessions, taught by music professionals, take place July 11 -13 from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost for each is $500.

In the Music Recording workshop, students will be provided with an overview of audio gear and terminology, and learn how to set-up for recording sessions and obtain quality sounds on vocals and instruments, while honing their listening skills.

In the Electronic Music workshop, students will learn the foundations of sound synthesis and develop their skills in design and production. They also will be working with Logic and Reason software, one of the most popular programs in the music industry.

On Friday, July 13, students in both workshops will provide a presentation of the projects they produce.

Registration is through the college’s continuing education programs and can be completed online by going to and clicking on “Continuing Education (Non-Credit).”

or more information, contact Professor Todd Collins at or 973-328-5430.