Mixing live sound isn’t hard but doing it right and doing it well can be, unless you understand the principles behind it.
What are the principles essential to achieving great sound?
It doesn’t matter if you are mixing live music in a club, a church band/choir, a theatrical event or a handful of talking heads at a convention, these basic principles apply to all.
Mixing Music Live is an online video course for Live Sound and Mixing.
Hi! I've been a professional Concert Sound Engineer for nearly 30 years. During that time I've traveled the world mixing thousands of shows. So whether you're doing live sound as a hobby or a potential career, let me share my knowledge and experience with you. Learn more about me HERE
"I’ve worked in live sound on and off for two decades and I found this course to be perfect. Many things I knew but others I've been doing without actually understanding why it works. After completing Mixing Music Live, I’ve got much higher confidence. Particularly in the analog world versus digital world. The videos are engaging and the assessments are awesome."
"The course flows very well. I had no experience in live sound when I started the course and know considerably more now. I liked the vocabulary sheets that were provided and how the videos were short because it helped to focus on a specific topic and understand it better before moving on."
"The Mixing Music Live course helped me further in my work of live sound for the 2 amateur bands where I play bass. I now have a better understanding of how to mix and make a good live sound and how to avoid feedback both in the rehearsal room and in a live situation."
"When I know Michelle's gonna be there I know how it's gonna go....the drums are booming, the bass is nice and fat and round, the vocals are crisp and right out there where they need to be, the solos are loud, it's a fun thing to listen to and it's what we want for our fans..."
"I’ve worked closely with Michelle since 2009, having her along as Front of House mixer for every show of Mr Big. I’ve seen her successfully handle any mixing challenge imaginable, in every size & shape venue around the world….Learning about sound mixing from an absolute pro with real world experience is the only way to go. Michelle meets and exceeds all requirements, and is a total pro in every way."
"“She’s a great sound engineer, so creative… and she always would have an open mind and advice about what sounded better as far as instruments go. I really relied on her a lot as a sound engineer.” -Amy Ray “When we were touring at that point we had a big production and Michelle was able to handle every aspect of the production professionally and with talent.”- Emily Saliers"