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

Ribbon Microphones 101 with Royer Labs

Date/Time: Thursday, June 21st 6:30-8:00pm Location: Women’s Audio Mission, 542-544 Natoma St. San Francisco,  CA 94103 Price: FREE for WAM members RSVP HERE!  Ribbons-101 Presented by John Jennings, Royer Labs VP Sales & Marketing, Founding Partner Ribbons-101 is a 90-minute class on ribbon microphones taught by Royer Co-Founder/Musician/Ribbon-Mic-Fanatic John Jennings. Using a variety of recordings, photos … Read more


WAM Level 1 – Intro to Audio Production and Recording

Date/Time: 8 Tuesday evenings (8/21, 8/28, 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9) from 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Location: WAM Oakland, Unity Council Building, 1900 Fruitvale Ave Suite 3A, Oakland CA 94601 Get your tickets here! Learn audio recording and production in a professional recording studio environment! In this 8-class series you will: Gain an understanding … Read more


Introduction to Live Sound – August 18th and 19th, 2018

August 18th - August 19th | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Date/Time: Sat. 8/18 AND Sun. 8/19 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Location: Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94704 Get your tickets here! 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 … Read more