David Doms, Assistant Professor in the Music Synthesis Department at Berklee College of Music, has a long history of teaching MIDI and music synthesis. At Berklee, he teaches "Advanced Digital Sampling," "Advanced MIDI Systems," and "MIDI systems," and before coming to Berklee, he spent ten years at the New England Institute of Art teaching music synthesis and MIDI.
He has composed and produced TV and radio commercials for regional and national broadcast, corporate video, and film, including music for NBC, Fox TV, Xerox, and Gillette. He is a published songwriter with Warner-Chappell and DSM. As a producer, musician, and songwriter, his work has appeared on numerous releases, including Down Avenue (RCA), Robin Lane, Charles Pettigrew (formerly of Charles and Eddie), Laurie Geltman, and Ivan DePrume. His current project, Dreamtime9, is a combination of fuel-injected jazz/blues-based songs, integrated with ambient laptop and spoken word. David holds a Bachelor of Music from Boston University. He performs regularly in the Boston area and is working on a new release with Dreamtime9.
If you’re looking for a little elbow room to experiment with sampling in your music, than Sampling and Audio Production is the course for you. “The course is really not geared at all to style,” course instructor David Doms says. “I focus it almost completely on techniques so that the students can practice applying it to the music that’s their passion.” Read more
"The course introduced me to software and a variety of techniques that I was unfamiliar with. The professor did an excellent job of putting the production process in context and he provided an exceptional overview of the most essential aspects of Sampling.” - L. Eckert