2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Advanced Audio Recording and Production Techniques I

Fall quarter

Faculty: Terry Setter music composition, theory, and technology

Fields of Study: music

Fall: CRN (Credit) Level 10103 (4) Jr - Sr  Signature Required Qualified students will be accepted until the course fills.  

Credits: 4(F)

Class Standing: Junior - Senior

Offered During: Day and Evening


This is the first in a sequence of advanced audio production courses designed to support students who are interested in recording music for various media and contexts. Students will become familiar with advanced multitrack audio production techniques, their various applications, history and aesthetics. Time will be spent each quarter developing the students’ ability to listen critically and providing instruction and exercises in the use of the advanced audio recording studio. In fall, students will train to pass the related proficiency test and develop an understanding of the technical and aesthetic history of audio production. Topics and activities will include basic acoustics, microphone design and placement, the use of compressors, limiters, and console block diagrams, and the theory of digital audio recording, with a strong emphasis on Digidesign’s Pro Tools software.

Maximum Enrollment: 20

Advertised Schedule: 2-6pm Thu

Special Expenses: $50 for analog tape

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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