2015 Spring Audio Workshop Series

Jack Straw Audio Workshops are the perfect opportunity to jump start that recording project you've been thinking about.

HOW TO SIGN UP: A nonrefundable deposit of $25 is required to register and hold a place in each class. Students are encouraged to pay in full at time of registration. Please make sure you contact us to reserve your spot early on! Spaces are limited. To register call Jack Straw Cultural Center at 206-634-0919 with your credit card to pay the deposit or full class fee. Students may also get a brochure form, and mail in a check for the deposit or class fee. For more information email workshops@jackstraw.org.

Discounts for the visually impaired are offered on Basic Field Recording. Co-sponsored by Arts and Visually Impaired Audiences and Jack Straw Cultural Center.

Basic Field Recording Sunday, May 17, 6-10pm

Intro to Digital Audio Editing with Audacity and GarageBand

Wednesday, May 20, 6-10pm
Beginning ProTools Wednesday-Friday, June 10-12, 6-9pm
 
Instructor Bio

 

Basic Field Recording
Sunday, May 17, 9am-5pm

Fee: $135 member; $160 non-member; $80 visually impaired (Limit 6)
Instructor: Tom Stiles


Learn techniques for high quality field recording of music, ambience, sound effects, and voice with portable equipment. Useful for radio and TV producers, as well as sound artists and engineers. Students will practice field recording and listen to their work.

Intro to Digital Audio Editing with Audacity and GarageBand
Wednesday, May 20, 6-10pm

Fee: $70 member; $95 non-member (Limit 6)
Instructor: Tom Stiles


Learn the basic skills of recording and editing sound with audio editing software. We'll learn two different programs, both free or affordable, and see the advantages and disadvantages of each. Audacity is open-source free-download software used for audio and video production; GarageBand is a very affordable recording and music production program from Apple. Learn to record, edit, and process sounds in each environment, for interview, story, video, and music applications. Followup intensive instruction also available.

Beginning Pro Tools
Wednesday-Friday, June 10-12, 6-9pm
Fee: $200 member; $235 non-member (Limit 6)

Instructor: Tom Stiles


Hands-on instruction in the industry's most popular digital audio production system. Students will learn basic commands and procedures for recording, editing, and outputting with Pro Tools, and will work on a project of their own as a class exercise. Knowledge of Macintosh computers is recommended.



Instructor Bio

Tom Stiles specializes in live performance sound and recording, and he has worked with hundreds of performers from around the world in concert, festival, and studio settings. He has used the Pro Tools digital audio system for recording, editing, and sound design since 1993, and taught classes in Pro Tools since 1996. Tom is a member of the Audio Engineering Society.




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