Audio Fundamentals and Mixing Techniques I

Fall 2021
Olympia
Evening
Sophomore - Senior
Class Size: 25
4 Credits per quarter
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This introductory course teaches the fundamentals of sound, critical listening, and basic digital audio concepts using Pro Tools. The main topics will include the application of technical approaches while exploring the art of mixing music and soundscapes. Students will learn how to design and configure personal home studios that support the unique setups for engineers, mixers, and musicians to achieve their creative goals.

Students will have weekly reading and mixing assignments that explore the different steps in the manipulation of audio to create audio mixes that translate to the listening environment. Weekly multitrack mixes and exercises will be assigned using the foundational principles of mixing and editing.

This course is taught using Canvas for lectures, Pro Tools for mixing, and listening exercises using various streaming platforms. By the end of the course, students will have a basic understanding of digital audio configurations, editing techniques, and a critical ear for sound behavior and reproduction. 

Registration

Fall 2021 Registration

Course Reference Numbers

So - Sr (4): 10175

Academic details

Paths
Intermediate
Certificates
This offering is connected to a new certificate opportunity at Evergreen. For more information go to https://www.evergreen.edu/certificates/academic-certificates.
Preparatory For

Music Industry, Sound For The Moving Image and Video Games, Live Sound Reinforcement, Sound Reproduction for Audio Books, Podcasting, and Journalism.

Credits
4
Maximum Enrollment
25
Class Standing
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
Special Expenses

Remote students will need a computer that meet the Pro Tools system requirements, a student Pro Tools subscription, and iLok License Manager.

Schedule

Time Offered
Evening
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First Meeting

Remote/Online
Location
Olympia