Course: Recording technique / Sound Engineering / Producing


This course provides an excellent basis for a full-time education sound engineering and music production.
The course is given by Barry Olthof. 
The following topics will be discussed:
-Recording technique
-Mixing technique 
-Editing of music
-Mastering process
Some basic knowledge and musical background is required.

The course will be given in 5 modules:
Module 1:
Introduction to the studio, knowledge about microphones and recording equipment.
Module 2:
Recording software/ hardware, pre-amps, connectors, cabling, routing, monitoring.
Module 3:
Various microphone placements/ set-ups, room acoustics and acoustic of musical instruments. The activities and statements of a music producer.
Module 4:
Recording of various acoustic instruments or ensembles. Instrument placement, microphone  positioning, room acoustics, phase, cross talk, musical balance, and timbre. 
Module 5:
Mixing, editing and mastering. Reference levels, monitoring, calibration, equalizers, compressors, limiters, K-standards, PQ coding, master CD / DDP.

Price per module: 
€ 210, -  euro per person.

Duration per module: 180 minutes (maximum 2 persons per module).
Classes by appointment, teacher: Barry Olthof, location: O.A.P. Studio, The Hague.
All prizes are excluding 21% BTW (VAT).

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