Workshops


Aspiring and experienced media producers can find classes to increase their skills at the Media Center. Hardware, software, and production values are covered by experienced instructors in a relaxed environment. We highly recommend that you start with our free hour-long Orientation session.

STUDIO PRODUCTION

Studio Music Mix (April 21, 22 & 30)

Calling all Music Enthusiasts and Live-Sound Engineers To Be!!

Announcing the Midpen Media Center’s 2017 “STUDIO MUSIC MIX” training — an all-inclusive, hands-on, advanced audio workshop designed for micing and mixing live musical performances in the TV studio environment. This workshop takes students from theory, through board and band setup, to multi-track monitoring/recording with a LIVE musical group.

Here’s what you’ll get over the course of the training!

  • The Fundamentals: SIGNAL PATH! SIGNAL PATH! SIGNAL PATH! …and Compression, Gain Stages, Gating, EQ, Effects
  • Micing/Staging: Mic Selection, Channel Lists/Band Plots, Band Setup, Mic Placement
  • Monitoring: Monitoring for the musicians, audience, technician
  • Mixing: Multi-track mix practice with pre-recorded, as well as live tracks

Your instructor is field-seasoned Musician and Sound Engineer Byron Binns (Drummer with MidLife Vices: http://www.midlifevices.net; TecStiX Productions: http://www.tecstix.com), and you’ll be mixing on the digital Soundcraft Si Performer 3.

Class size is limited (6 students).

Date Range Session by Session
Friday, Apr 21, 20176 pm - 10 pm
Saturday, Apr 22, 201710 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday, Apr 30, 201712 pm - 6 pm
Cost:$150
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