COURSE CALENDAR

WAM provides rigorous, hands-on training in professional audio and the recording arts in a world-class recording studio with award-winning women instructors. 


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

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

Live Sound Reinforcement

Learn the basics of live sound with an industry veteran at a professional music venue (Rickshaw Stop). Spend the day focusing on live sound techniques while working with a live band.


Master Classes

  1. Podcasting
  2. Anatomy of a Mix
  3. Location Sound for Television
  4. Building a Microphone
  5. Introduction to Ableton Live and Electronic Music Production, etc.

Upcoming

February Member Meeting – Intro to Improv Sound Design

Saturday, February 24th, 2018 | 4:00pm-6:00pm

Date/Time: Saturday, February 24th 4:00pm – 6:00pm, show at 8:00pm Location: Fort Mason Center, Landmark Building B, Third Floor, 2 Marina Boulevard San Francisco, CA 94109 Price: FREE for WAM members. Become a member here. Tickets Much like sound design for theatre, sound design for improv has the role of creating an immersive experience for the … Read more


WAM Level 2 – Mic Placement and Technique

Saturday and Sunday, March 10th and 11th | 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Date/Time: Saturday and Sunday , March 10th and 11th 12:00pm-4:00pm Location: Women’s Audio Mission (542-544 Natoma St. San Francisco CA 94103) Grab your tickets here! In this class, you will learn: Best microphones to use in common recording situations Best mic placement for a variety of instruments and vocals, including acoustic and electronic instruments Hear … Read more


WAM Level 2 – Mixing and Signal Processing

Saturday and Sunday, April 14th and 15th | 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Date/Time: Saturday and Sunday, April 14th and 15th, Noon-4:00pm Location: Women’s Audio Mission (542-544 Natoma St. San Francisco CA 94103) Price: $60 for WAM Members, $90 for non-members Grab your tickets here! Learn the proper way to apply all of the types of signal processing using outboard analog gear and digital plug-ins. Includes EQ (Equalizers), dynamic … Read more