Classes for Women: Audio & Recording Technology

WAM provides training in the recording arts and audio technology in a world-class recording studio with award-winning women instructors. WAM creates an environment that encourages over 200 young women a year to become recording engineers, music producers and media makers and to enter a "non-traditional" field.

 
 

Introduction to Audio Production & Recording - WAM Level 1 Certificate - Beginner

Consists of 8 sessions in WAM's studio and covers the following outline:

  1. Science of Sound
  2. Signal flow and the Recording Chain
  3. Microphones
  4. Digital Audio and recording with Digital Audio Workstations
  5. Basic Audio Connection and Soldering

Next Session starts March 2015 - we are currently building a new studio.

 


Professional Studio Recording - WAM Level 2 Certificate - Intermediate

Consists of 8 sessions in WAM's studio and covers the following outline:

  1. Signal Processing
  2. Large Format Consoles
  3. Microphone Placement Techniques
  4. Studio Session

Next Session starts June 2015


Live Sound Reinforcement

Learn the basics of live sound with an industry veteran at a professional music venue (Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse) with a top-notch sound system designed and installed by Meyer Sound Labs of Berkeley. Spend two days focusing on live sound techniques while working with a live band.

Next Session: April 2015


Master Classes (Anatomy of a Mix, Location Sound for Television, Build a Microphone, etc.

Anatomy of a Mix - May 2015


 

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