AE-201

AE-201 is a 40-week advanced level series of courses that covers audio engineering concepts. It provides an intensive, in-studio hands-on curriculum designed to prepare aspiring audio engineers. These classes also would be appropriate for graduates of the AE-101 course as well as those who may already work in the audio engineering field but, need further instruction and training for career advancement. It includes 5 hours of lecture, 5 hours of practice and lab work (in-studio) per week.

AE-201: DIGITAL RECORDING & MIXING TECHNOLOGY

INSTRUCTOR: CARL ROBINSON

  • Week 1 – Digital Recording Systems Overview
  • Week 1 – Digital Audio Recording Principles
  • Week 2 – Pro Tools Overview
  • Week 2 – Session Management
  • Week 3 – Recording Audio into Pro Tools
  • Week 3 – Midi & Pro Tools
  • Week 4 – Routing Audio Signals
  • Week 4 – Using Plugins
  • Week 5 – Other Essential Info for Pro Tools
  • Week 5 – Digital Audio Editing
  • Week 6 – Mixing
  • Week 6 – 2-Track Essentials

AE-201: INTRO TO MUSIC THEORY

INSTRUCTOR: MARTY KRIST

  • Week 7 – Notation Symbols
  • Week 7 – Understanding Key Signatures
  • Week 8 – Moods & Modes
  • Week 8 – Moods & Modes Pt.2
  • Week 9 – Song Construction
  • Week 9 – Finish Projects and Final Exam

AE-201: MUSIC PRODUCTION (Hardware & Software)

INSTRUCTOR: DARELL CAMPBELL JR,

  • Week 10 – Hardware Inputs and Outputs
  • Week 10 – Introduction to Basic Sequencing
  • Week 11 – Sampling
  • Week 11 – Introduction to Electronic Music Synthesizers
  • Week 12 – Intro to MIDI Sequencing: Patterns and Recording in Reason
  • Week 12 – MIDI Sequencing Continued
  • Week 13 – Editing MIDI Sequences
  • Week 13 – Software Audio Recording
  • Week 14 – Software Audio Recording with Microphone
  • Week 14 – Combination Sequencing

AE-201: INTRO TO POST

INSTRUCTOR: MARTY KRIST

  • Week 15 – Create Commercial Spot
  • Week 16 – Create New Music Bed for Spot
  • Week 17 – Create a Television Commercial
  • Week 18 – Create New Music for Commercial
  • Week 19 – Edit a short cartoon

AE-201: SOUND DESIGN

INSTRUCTOR: MARTY KRIST

  • Week 20 – Elements of Sound Design
  • Week 20 – FX and Sweetening
  • Week 21 – Dialogue and Signal Processing
  • Week 21 – Sound Design Music Theory
  • Week 22 – Re-recording and Final Mix
  • Week 22 – Summary
  • Finish Projects
  • Final Exam

AE-201: AUDIO FOR FILM

INSTRUCTOR: MARTY KRIST

  • Week 23 – Tweaking Audio
  • Week 23 – ADR
  • Week 24 – Foley
  • Week 24 – Music
  • Week 25 – East West Quantum Leap
  • Week 25 – Mixing

AE-201: RECORDING STUDIO ACOUSTIC & ELECTRICAL PRINCIPLES

INSTRUCTOR: NORMAN DRUCE

Weeks 26 thru 34 – Curriculum TBD

 

AE-201 MUSIC BUSINESS 101

INSTRUCTOR: DAVID B. BROWN, ATTORNEY

  • Weeks 35 – Your Team of Advisors
  • Weeks 36 – Record Deals
  • Weeks 37 – Songwriting & Music Publishing
  • Week 38 – Group Issues
  • Week 38 – Touring & Merchandising
  • Weeks 39 – Motion Picture Music
  • Week 40 – AE-201 Program Recap & Review