Continuing education classes are being taught remotely. Studio classes have live remote meetings. Basic requirements to take a class are an internet connection, computer, and an internet linked camera (like a cell phone). Most classes will be hosted through Zoom or MassArt Moonami. For specific course requirements, contact the CE office at or your instructor. New classes are being added, keep checking!

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This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Pre-recorded content

Learn to understand digital concepts and build patches (self-contained programs) using Cycling 74’s Max from the ground up, while designing a portfolio of sound controllers, sequencers, synthesizers, samplers, and a wide array of sound processors, all of which can be used in live performance.¬†Patches will reflect your own interests, tastes, and background. One-on-one help will be provided.

Academic discounts on Max are available. No previous
experience with audio, music, or Max is required.

Judy Dunaway is an internationally known composer and multimedia artist. She holds a PhD in Music Composition from Stony Brook University, where she studied primarily with Director of Computer Music Dan Weymouth and multimedia artist Christa Erickson. She has an MA from Wesleyan University where she studied experimental music composition with Alvin Lucier.