Audio Recording 101

In Audio Recording 101, you’ll explore sound at its most fundamental level and learn the methods of which it is transformed into the music we hear on a recording. The course begins with the basics of sound theory and includes an in-depth study of digital audio. From there, you’ll learn about signal flow and how to capture and manipulate sound in a digital audio workstation.

Upon Completion of this Course, you will have learned the following:
• Understand aspects of sound theory like frequency spectrum and amplitude.
• Distinguish the difference between dynamic, condenser and ribbon microphones.
• Properly select and place microphones for different types of instruments.
• Comprehend signal flow.
• Identify different types of connectors.
• Set up a session in a DAW and determine appropriate preferences.
• Understand principals of digital audio like sample rate, bit depth and dither.
• Record and punch-in audio in a DAW.

  • Format:

    One-on-one, private lesson.

  • Duration:

    9 weeks, 1 hour per week.

  • Cost:


  • Enrollment:

    Ongoing, start at any time.