In this program, students will learn how to make their own a cappella recordings through tracking, editing, and mixing. Students will gain an understanding of basic audio concepts, as well as an understanding of audio equipment and live sound.
For this program, students MUST have:
1) A studio microphone
2) An audio interface
3) A DAW such as ProTools or Logic
4) Studio-grade headphones
While there are no pre-requisites to any of the courses, students should have a passing familiarity with musical notation, music theory, and notation software. If a student does not have these qualifications, they may struggle to keep up with the content. It is recommended that students who are not familiar with music theory or notation software learn these before enrolling in this program. Vocaversity offers an individual course that reinforces this material, but the course is not part of the Engineer program and must be purchased separately. For a list of resources, click here.
By the end of this program, students will be able to:
1) Track, edit, and mix a cappella recordings.
2) Compose a cappella arrangements suitable for the studio.
3) Operate and assemble live sound equipment.