When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Matthew Gardner
  • Course Code W24MPPC06C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Build on the skills learned in Live Sound Engineering 1 & 2 and become a live sound expert. Engineer live gigs and learn ways to get the best mix from whatever instruments you have on stage, using a variety of microphones. Learn to use a top-of-the range Midas M32 mixing desk and set-up separate monitor mixes with a secondary desk.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Engineer using a combination of digital and analogue desks
  • Mix a Front of House and monitor mix
  • Use the M32's scenes to prepare mixes for individual songs
  • Learn techniques for miking unfamiliar instruments

Class format and activities

Practical workshops Class discussion Listening assignments Note taking Audiovisual presentations Group and individual projects

Entry requirements

You will have a strong interest in music and audio equipment. You will have completed Live Sound Engineering 1 or have a similar level of knowledge.

What you need to know before you enrol

Handling and lifting of audio equipment such as microphone stands, cables, speakers and mixer consoles are an essential part of this class. Advice on safe handling of equipment will be given at the beginning of the course. Due to the nature of the instruments/content of the course you might be exposed to high volume levels. We strongly encourage everyone to bring a pair of ear plugs to every lesson.

What you need

Pen and paper to take notes Handouts and materials given by the tutor

What you can do next

Home Studio Recording & Music Production Sound Engineering & Studio Production 1 Logic for Beginners Mixing and Mastering 1