Courses in sound have proliferated in the last twenty-five years, generally within related areas such as film, music, radio or theatre, eventually resulting in programmes that actually teach sound as sound. Those teaching these courses have knowledge and techniques that make this fascinating subject come alive for their students.

TEACHING is a forum for those who teach sound, either practice or theory, to share how you inform, instruct and enlighten your students, whether informally or within academia.

We invite articles ranging from 200-1000 words. We will review all submissions, publishing the most relevant texts.

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

To avoid pure technical courses about sound, I developed together with my colleagues a phenomenological approach to film sound in the creative process of filmmaking.
At the beginning of last year, I entered the last semester of my master's at the HKU Music & Technology department. This meant that, despite my best efforts, I finally got to the point where ...
At the first School of Sound, some of the speakers spoke about what first made them interested in sound. It wasn’t planned but, at what was then an unusual type of conference, there was ...
Like many others, I started writing music to picture by accident. I had been trained as a classical composer and pianist. I entered into the TV and film profession, at first in television ...