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12 - weeks Pro Tools Course

Pro Tools is the most widely used Digital Audio Workstation in the world. Avid Design introduces Pro Tools 11 redefining the digital age and it's sounding better than ever! With this new technology it's very easy to achieve an extremely high quality recording from the comfort of your own home. Avid's system setups range to fit everyones budget starting as low as $200, contact your local music dealer for pricing.

Pro Tools 101-
Length
12 - weeks


Overview:
This course covers basic Pro Tools principles and techniques to build up your muscial production chops. It provides everything you need to complete a Pro Tools project-from initial set up to final mixdown. The course focuses on Pro Tools 10 & 11 software and covers a multitude of new functions and feature enhancements. We build sessions from the intial recording of live instruments, adding MIDI sequencing of software synthesizers to audio editing and region looping. This course will give you the basic skills to succeed in recording and production.

Pro Tools 110-

Length

12 - weeks

Overview:

This course covers more advanced Pro Tools principles from recording and editing techniques to working with Elastic Audio and Beat Detecivtive in Pro Tools. We also dive into advanced Midi recording and Mixing techniques where we build a session from the ground up and take it all the way to the Mastering process. This course gives you the full spectrum of recording and prodution and will prepare you for any musical scenerio.

Mixing and Remixing with Pro Tools-

Length

12 - weeks

Overview:

Gain a greater knowledge of two major elements of production with mixing and remixing. The first half of this course we dig into all the parameters of reverbs and delays, the skill and sonic wonders behind parallel compression, subtractive EQing and many more powerful mixing tools. The second half of the course we dive into the critical skills of Remixing. Remixing a song is an incredible way to genereate income in todays music industry. We will tackle four differnt types of remix projects, a stereo master, a cappella, breakout tracks and multi-track pro tools session. EQing, filtering, automation and working and arranging REX loops are some of the incredibly useful techniques covers in this course.

Advanced Mixing and Mastering-

Length

12 - weeks

Overview:

A continuation of the the previous course with a deeper approach to the true art of mixing along with the fundementals of the final stages in the recording process: Mastering. In this course we fully mix and master four completely different genres as the techniques and approach to mixing drastically vary from style to style. We mix, top to bottom, a blue-grass, a jazz, a pop-rock and a electronica mix. We finsh the course off with three weeks of intensive Mastering lessons enabling students to place the final touches on their recoding projects necessary for CD production, radio airplay and online file distribution. 

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