This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of audio technology. It covers the fundamentals of audio, the production and post-production stages, basic mixing techniques, concepts, and tips for mastering. Through hands-on activities, videos, and readings, you'll learn the basics of recording, production, and mixing techniques for both studio and live environments. At the end of this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to take your audio project to the next level!
Pro-Tools and Logic are two of the most popular digital audio workstations in the industry today. Courses to learn these programs can vary from a basic overview of their features and tools to a more advanced focus on workflow and techniques. The level of course will depend on your current knowledge and skills. Our courses cover concepts like MIDI, editing and mixing audio, plugins and effects.
This course offers an introduction to the various features of analog and digital mixing consoles, as well as practical tips and tricks to improve the sound of your recordings and mixes. The course will provide an in-depth exploration of EQ, compression, dynamics processing, effects, automation, and much more. The goal is to give you the skills you need to create professional-level mixes.
This course provides an overview of the necessary tools and techniques for producing live sound events. Topics include microphone placement and types, patching techniques, stage signal routing, audio processing techniques, and techniques for dealing with the ever-changing stage environment. Participants will also be provided with in-depth instruction in stage EQ, audio mixing and monitoring, system setup and configuration, and live sound reinforcement.
Our music production and composition course is the perfect way to learn how to make beats and compose songs. You'll learn how to produce a professional sounding song, layer different instruments and sounds, create samples, manipulate effects, arrange and record a track, mix it, and master it for release. A good course will include instruction in songwriting and musical theory, software instruction in audio editing and beat making, and plenty of hands-on practice.
This course is designed to introduce beginners to the basics of songwriting, including the elements of a great lyric, basic rhyme and meter, storytelling and theme. Participants will learn how to craft catchy choruses and hooks that will stick in listeners' heads and set their songs apart from the rest. The course will focus on song structure and discuss what types of chords, riffs, and phrases create memorable, hook-worthy songs.
Classes start March 1, 2023. Sign up today!
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59 Barber Street, Torrington, Connecticut 06790, United States