Audio Production Training in San Diego, California

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The Recording Arts Center, San Diego:
The Recording Arts Center operates out of Studio West, the largest and most established recording studio in San Diego County, Southern California. We offer a wide variety of classes with flexible schedules designed to give students the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the world of audio and post production. Class size is strictly limited to ensure that students work on dedicated iMac/M Box 2 Pro Tools workstations and Pro Tools HD systems, and all our instructors are working professionals in their chosen fields.

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Pro Tools Operator Certification:

The first level of certification in Digidesign's Pro Tools, this program includes four courses:

Pro Tools 101
- File structure and navigation
- Edit tools and edit modes
- Time scales, ruler views and MIDI controls
- How to create and manage tracks
- How to save, locate and open sessions
- Steps to making your firPhoto of Audio Production Training in San Diego, Californiast recording
- How to import media into your session
- Steps to making your first MIDI recording
- Basic editing techniques
- Basic mixing techniques
- How to manage and finalize a session

Pro Tools 110
Controlling Pro Tools - Managing sessions and tracks - Recording MIDI and audio - Working in a relative timescale - Editing MIDI - Editing audio - Automation Mixing

Pro Tools 201
Pro Tools|HD overview - Customizing Pro Tools to your session requirements - Session management - Selection techniques - Editing techniques - Using automation - Mixing - In-depth plug-in usage - Completing a session - Creating a final mixdown

Pro Tools 210 (choose 210M or 210P)

Pro Tools 210M Topics:
How to prepare a session - Tracking and overdubbing (use of QuickPunchTM) - Virtual instrImage of Audio Production Training in San Diego, Californiauments - MIDI composition - Professional editing techniques - Sampling in Pro Tools (using software samplers) - Arranging and producing - Mixing and automation in music production - Synchronizing with an external recorder - Mixing and DSP usage (using sends, inserts, mix buses, and groups for music applications) - Synchronization basics for music applications - Using a Digidesign worksurface in music production

Pro Tools 210P Topics:
Synchronizing Pro Tools for audio post - Linear video in Pro Tools - Non-linear video in Pro Tools, including QuickTime video and Avid®-compatible media - Video inoperability (using Media Station|PT software) - Recording and editing ADR in Pro tools - Organizing a post session - Editing multi-channel audio in a stereo environment - Mixing to picture, including snapshot automation - Digital picture integration with an emphasis on working with Avid® media - Layback and export options - Using a Digidesign worksurface in post production

Pro Tools Expert Certification:
The second level of certification in Digidesign's Pro Tools, this program is comprised of five courses and a comprehensive, 6-hour final exam:

- Pro Tools 101
- Pro Tools 110
- Pro Tools 201
- Pro Tools 210

Pro Tools 310 (choose 310M or 310P)

Pro Tools 310M Topics:
Configuration and troubleshooting - Tactile control of Pro Tools (how to increase efficiency on worksurfaces) - Advanced recording and importing audio (includes project interchange) - Advanced editing (expert music editing techniques) Synchronization (detailed common aspects of synchronization) - Advanced routing and mixing (expert mixing concepts) - Advanced automation (Pro Tools expert automation functionality) - Mixing with plug-ins - Music delivery - Expert focus on ICON worksurfaces in music production

Pro Tools 310P Topics:
Configuration and workflow troubleshooting - Network and collaboration workflows (using Pro Tools on a network) - Tactile control of Pro Tools (how to increase efficiency on worksurfaces) - Recording Foley with PRE - Conforming with Pro Tools (linear and non-linear conforming) - Expert editing workflows - Advanced routing and mixing (expert mixing concepts) - Advanced automation (Pro Tools expert automation functionality) - Advanced layoff (speed correction) - Expert focus on ICON worksurfaces in post production

Pro Tools 310 Exam

The Music Creation Program:
Ideal for the home studio recordist or hobbyist, this program includes four courses:

- Audio Recording Techniques
- Pro Tools 101
- Signal Processing with Waves
- The Art of Mixing

The Audio Production Program:
A combination of Music Creation and Pro Tools Operator Certification, this program includes seven courses:

- Audio Recording Techniques
- Pro Tools 101
- Pro Tools 110
- Pro Tools 201
- Pro Tools 210 (choose M or P)
- Signal Processing with Waves
- The Art of Mixing
- The Art of Mixing

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