Group Class Courses, Popular Course, Studio Recording and Audio Engineering

This course is designed for those who are interested in working in the recording and mixing industry or self-organized recording studio. In addition to teaching the recording studio operation and mixing skills, introducing the current top recording studio equipment and technology, this course also focuses on an all-around training of the music level, including the tactile sense of sound and the ability to appreciate music in order to train the students to reach the professional level in the industry.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students should be able to

  • Understand and master basic digital recording and mixing techniques
  • Application of editing methods, techniques for recording vocals or musical instruments
  • Recognize and apply sound effect adjustment and processing skills
  • Cultivate the ability of listening and music appreciation
  • Understand the configuration of studio equipment and the functions of ProTools

 

Instructor(s)

This course is taught by well experienced music producers and industry professionals, including Raymond Chu / Lee Wai Ming / Ngai Sum / Ronald Ng, etc. or other relevant instructors

Suitable for

  • Those who intend to join the recording and mixing industry OR
  • Those who want to receive professional recording and mixing training

 

Language of instruction

Cantonese supplemented with English

Entrance requirements

  • Chinese proficiency attain Secondary 3 level AND
  • Qualified at the Royal Academy of Music Music Theory Level 5 or equivalent OR
  • Passed audition

 

Equipment recommendations

In order to meet the learning needs, students need to configure the following basic recording and mixing equipment at home by themselves:

  • Computer
  • Digital Audio Interface
  • Headphone
  • Computer software (Antares Auto-Tune, Pro Tools) and iLok USB key instructor will be introduced in detail during the class.

 

Course assessment and certificate awarding

  • To successfully complete the entire course, the student must maintain 70% of attendance rate per semester and complete the assessment (a pass on overall average score). The passing score is 50 marks.
  • Those who successfully complete the entire course will be awarded the “Advanced Certificate in Modern Audio Production” by Baron School of Music.
  • Course evaluation includes assignments, classroom practice, etc.

 

Tuition subsidy

Advanced Certificate Course in Modern Audio Recording Production (Semester 1): This course has been added to the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund. For details, please visit:
https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef/en/index.htm
* The Office of the Continuing Education Fund does not have a QF registration record for this course

Course Structure

1st Semester-Advanced Certificate Course in Modern Audio Recording Production

Course content

  • Basics Of Audio & Digital Audio Acoustics
  • Recording Standards & Formats
  • Recording & Editing In Protocols
  • Understanding The Edit & Mixer Windows in Pro Tools
  • Editing Tools & Technique
  • Importing/Exporting Audio & Creating A Mix-Down
  • Studio Recording Technique
  • Types Of Microphones
  • Vocal Recording & Acoustic Instruments Recording
  • Mixing Technique
  • Tone Control & Dynamic Control
  • Audio Plug-Ins In Protocols
  • Special Effects
  • Musical Instruments
  • Balance, Dimensions And Focus
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