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gsilbers

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gsilbers...videos are in the works and yes there is a possibility that the course dies at some point which would be a shame as there is so much useful information in it. We are working on trying to make information more accessible, there is a ways to go though and it is not our area of expertise.
cool. maybe an EIS teacher can be a guest a in a rick beatos video and see where it goes? im sure he is dying to find more content ideas . EIS would be cool.
 

d.healey

Music Monkey
oh, absolutely, if anyone wanted to come to my studio, and hangout, i could show materials, walkthrough some cues i did with eis, etc. Not a problem. and.... the 12 year scotches... :)
Why not do it as a video/livestream? Then everyone can get an idea of what it is no-matter where they are.
 

Blackster

Senior Member
Vgamer,In the end it is about the music and you can decide whether you like what the students in the course do. Go to the website, that should be enough to stop worthless debate which is a waste of time. Also why don't you use your real name...;). I appreciate when people come in here and try to take down the course, it always fails and it brings more attention to the course, something we would not do on our own...so thank you.

For those asking about MITA, it is run by 2 EIS graduates and there is some EIS in it but they have branched out and mostly do their own thing.
Not mostly, but completely! And also for the records, yes, I graduated from EIS but also studied the traditional Diatonic System at university and with many other instructors! For that reason, we start with the Diatonic approach and go from there by injecting interval theory to create more freedom.

And everything we do, we keep it very transparent on our website and in all conversations. We offer free materials and free lessons from actual courses inside the membership area. Everybody will know exactly what this is all about and what MITA brings to the table:

https://musicintervaltheory.academy/free-videos/
https://musicintervaltheory.academy/free-materials/
https://musicintervaltheory.academy/members-area/free-courses/


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Actually, I wrote a blog post about my own personal WHY I created MITA in the first place. This might be interesting for some of you, that's why I'm sharing this.
https://musicintervaltheory.academy/what-is-your-personal-why/

One of our CITs (composers in training) was so kind and also publish a report of how he uses MITA techniques. This might also be interesting:
https://musicintervaltheory.academy/inside-the-community-nathanael-iversen-my-process-of-gathering-material/
 
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douggibson

Active Member
I think many people have been clear what their turn off is, there is no economical way to learn about it. They are interested, but it’s cost prohibitive to learn when the only way is through private lessons at $100 per hour.
Well now MITA has chimed in. 1-on-1 MITA lessons are $135 USD (120 euro).

The site says 66 lessons, plus an active membership.
So 66 X 135 = $8,910 USD.
Plus a $325 membership = $9,235 USD.

The point is this is pretty much what is going to be the price for lessons.
Since each have devoted a considerable amount of time/energy in making their own proprietary materials then a premium price can be expected.
 

Blackster

Senior Member
Well, not all of our subscribed members take lessons as this is optional. You can learn a lot of MITA concepts and their application only by becoming a member and not taking lessons at all.

However, one always has to consider the value of what you will be getting and therefore, we are offering many free materials. Also, the risk is rather low as you can go lesson after lesson and quit at any time if it's not for you.

The goal of any truthful and honest business is to provide as much value as possible to the client and not to sell at any cost. If I knew what your musical plans are I can tell very clearly wether MITA can help you to get there or not.

But for those who want focus more on prices than value, there's a great quote that comes to my mind: education costs money and so does ignorance :) ...

But don't worry, we'll continue to deliver value for free in forms of free materials on the website and live streams as this is the only way to communicate what you're standing for and why it's unique :)
 

FriFlo

Senior Member
But for those who want focus more on prices than value, there's a great quote that comes to my mind: education costs money and so does ignorance :) ...
That is of course true, but it is a bit general ...
In Europe, you genreally get high class education for free, as this is mostly the philosophy of most people here that this should be the case. For certain fields that high class education is not open to anyone, it requires certain prerequisites like school grades or rather passing a test for most of musical studies. Therefore, other institutions, that cost money, partly fully funded by tuition, partly subsidized partially by the state, are a secondary option for those who could not study at a university or want to expand on certain topics.
In the US, this seems to be completely different. Only the most talented people get the chance of free education at this level through scholarship.
So, what price seems reasonable for which education seems dependent quite a bit on where on the world you live and what your basic education in the field of music was.
In my case, I already studied music and on top of that film scoring. Taking another class to broaden my horizon or choosing not to pursue that hardly will result in ignorance. For someone who did not study music before or maybe only learned raw basics this might be completely different of course ...
 

FriFlo

Senior Member
And to be clear on that: I do not write that to mock EIS, nor to mock MITA ... It is just a general observation from my background. I offer music lessons, mostly piano. But sometimes I also get asked to prepare people for university tests in music (ear training and theory). Sometimes, people want to take private lesson in composition (for film) as well. Here in Europe, I always recommend them to apply for their desired field at a university, if they are able to. It is not to say, that private tuition is always worse, but the money you have to put into a private education (including instrumental lessons etc ...) is quite steep and I wouldn't want anyone to be left with a huge pile of debt, that is very hard to pay back, especially in the field of music!
Basically, all the conversation and argument here is so much dependent on the individual prerequisites, that it does not make much sense to discuss it without taking these into account.
 
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