Every Audio Production students takes our “Recording Sessions” class at least once during their college career. In this class, we do a number of hands-on projects including recording stereo piano, acoustic and electric guitar, vocals, and work on mix techniques in the control room. If students choose to repeat the class, they can do independent projects, building more hands-on skills with Pro Tools and our analog mixing console.
|Student Dan Stefanich practices his acoustic guitar skills as we set up mics in the tracking room.|
Earlier this semester, I demonstrated various different common stereo microphone techniques as we recorded a student, Michael Rugg, playing piano while we tracked with mics set up in a number of different configurations: