AccentLive Recording School
Learn how to produce from start to finish using ProTools.
There are four courses. Each course is divided into four one hour classes which meet once a week.
Course 1: Introduction to Recording
This is an introductory class for the basics of recording. Topics will include equipment needed for the recording process, the role of each piece of equipment, what signal flow is and the different stages of recording such as setup, tracking, editing and mixing. We will discuss what Multi-Track recording is, digital versus analog, mono and stereo tracks, midi and other recording fundamentals.
Course 2: Setup and TrackingIn this course you will learn how to setup a recording session. We will decide where to place the instruments and musicians, how to isolate them, which microphones to use and how to set them up. Next, you will learn how to get a proper signal level from the instruments and or vocalist. Finally, we will track the instruments and vocals.
Course 3: EditingThis is the stage of recording that you will learn to edit audio. We cut and paste parts, remove unwanted sounds and fix timing and pitches.
Course 4: MixingIn Mixing, you will learn how to make a song come to life. You will learn about equalization, compression and effects such as reverb, delay and more. We will adjust volume and panning for each individual track. We will tweak the sound until the song sounds professional.
Tuition: $125/monthA discounted tuition of $100/month is offered to private students of Accent Music.
Each course is 4 weeks in duration and enrollment is open. Please contact Rich Degnars for class times.
Email Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Instructor Rich DegnarsRich Degnars holds a B.A. in Music Performance from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. He has performed with many groups and artists and has appeared on television and radio numerous times. He has worked with Grammy award winning and Grammy nominated producers and can be heard on countless recordings.
Rich is an experienced and proficient music instructor and has a vast knowledge of music theory as well as musical instruments and pro audio. After many years of collecting equipment, Rich is known as what is referred to as a "Gear Head" in the industry. He is an expert in the use of Pro Tools, the industry standard recording platform.
The sum of all things combined has led Rich to become a music producer, allowing all of his skill sets to be channeled into a passion.....creating music.