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 9/22/2014

Registration Link: http://www.womensaudiomission.org/content/introduction-audio-production-and-recording-beginner-%E2%80%93-wam-level-1


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 8/2/20142014

Registration Link: http://www.womensaudiomission.org/content/professional-studio-recording-intermediate-wam-level-2


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: September 6 and September 7, 2014

Registration Link: http://www.womensaudiomission.org/content/introduction-live-sound


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

Anatomy of a Mix - Fall 2014


 

UPCOMING CLASS SCHEDULE:

  • Introduction to Audio Production and Recording (Beginner – WAM Level 1)
    8 Monday evenings (9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10) from 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

    Learn audio recording in a professional recording studio environment!

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