This course will introduce students to the process and tools of modern recording and sound/music production. This three quarter sequence begins with the study of microphones, portable recorders, and mono/stereo editing. Analog and digital recording using audio consoles, multitrack software, and mixing/production techniques will be introduced as you gain proficiency in the Audio Lab and the audio mixing benches. Final projects will consist of collaborative production pieces completed in the labs. Classes will consist of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops. Students will maintain studio journals and complete weekly project assignments. Collaborative skills in studio work will be a focus. This course is designed to provide anyone interested in audio production the fundamental skills needed to use modern technology to create music and other sound pieces. The only prerequisite is an interest in creating audio content and learning about sound production.
Completion of Audio Recording I & II, and signature required. Interested students should email the faculty for signature information, or meet with them at the academic fair.
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Audio Engineering and Design