AE-201

AE-201 Advanced Studio Audio Concepts is a 24-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 6 hours of lecture, 4 hours of practice and lab work (in-studio) per week.

AE-201: DIGITAL RECORDING & MIXING TECHNOLOGY:

TOTAL LECTURE HOURS – 144 HOURS
TOTAL LAB HOURS – 96 HOURS

 

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 10 – Finish Song Construction

AE-201: MUSIC PRODUCTION (Hardware & Software)

INSTRUCTOR: DARELL CAMPBELL JR,

  • Week 11 – Hardware Inputs and Outputs
  • Week 11 – Sampling
  • Week 12 – Introduction to Electronic Music Synthesizers
  • Week 12 – Music Synthesizers Sounds and Modes
  • Week 13 – Introduction to Basic Sequencing
  • Week 13 – Combination Sequencing
  • Week 14 – Intro to MIDI Sequencing: Patterns and Recording in Reason
  • Week 14 – MIDI Sequencing Continued
  • Week 15 – Editing MIDI Sequences
  • Week 15 – Software Audio Recording
  • Week 16 – Software Audio Recording with Microphone
  • Week 16 – Create a Song Using Sequencing

AE-201: INTRO TO POST

INSTRUCTOR: MARTY KRIST

  • Week 17 – Create Commercial Spot
  • Week 18 – Create New Music Bed for Spot
  • Week 19 – Create New Music for Commercial
  • Week 20 – Edit a short cartoon

AE-201 MUSIC BUSINESS 101

INSTRUCTOR: DAVID B. BROWN, ATTORNEY

  • Week 21 – Your Team of Advisors
  • Week 21 – Record Deals
  • Week 22 – Songwriting & Music Publishing
  • Week 22 – Group Issues
  • Week 23 – Touring & Merchandising
  • Week 23 – Motion Picture Music Licensing
  • Week 24 – AE-201 Program Recap & Review