Are you overwhelmed with how much there is to learn about live sound and mixing?
How do you build a great sounding mix fast?
Has bad sound been ruining your shows?
Do you want to know what all those knobs and buttons on the soundboard actually do?
Are you confused by how to wire all of the audio equipment together?
What do the most successful sound engineers know that you don't?
What's the one thing you can do to prevent feedback?
Would you like to learn the secret to being able to operate any soundboard?
Hi, I'm Michelle Sabolchick Pettinato and I've been a professional concert sound engineer for nearly 30 years, mixing thousands of concerts all over the world for some of the biggest names in music. (Click HERE for testimonials).
If you'd like to get into live sound it can be difficult to know where to begin, so I’ve broken it down to what you really need to know to get out there and start mixing. Let me share my experience and knowledge with you to show you how much fun mixing live music can be!What's in the course?
An Introduction to Live Sound and Mixing
A great mix begins long before you touch the soundboard.
Whether you are just getting started in live sound or want to improve your mixing skills, Mixing Music Live will teach you what you need to know to get good sounds and build a great mix.
Want to make yourself more valuable as a sound engineer? Learn the concepts that the most successful sound engineers know. Mixing Music Live will teach you these and give you more confidence behind the mixer. Never have a bad gig again!
You could spend hours, even days searching youtube and google for info on how to run a soundboard and mix a show. There’s no guarantee that what you’ll find is correct or complete. Or you could start Mixing Music Live today and learn what you need to know to get out there and start mixing.
Mixing Music Live is an ONLINE video course. Do it at your own pace!
Scroll down to see everything that's included in the course.
What Sound Reinforcement is
The Sound System
FOH and Monitors
Signal Flow through the Sound System
How to Patch the Stage
Input Lists and Stage Plots/why you need them
How to Patch the Soundboard/Console
Overview of the Soundboard/Console
Components of the Soundboard
Routing Console Inputs to Outputs
How to achieve Proper Gain Structure
Talkback and Headphones
The Digital Console/Soundboard
Main Surface Features of the Digital Console
Patching and Assigning Outputs on Digital Consoles
Digital Console Quick Start Guide
VCAs/DCAs and Groups
EQ, Dynamics, and Effects
Microphones and Mic Placement
How to Wrap a Mic Cable
How to EQ the Sound System
How to do a proper Line Check and Soundcheck
Doing Monitors from FOH
How to build your mix
The course includes 6 Quizzes and 5 Homework Assignments and a Certificate of Completion upon completing the course and passing all assessments.
You can also access the course via the FREE APP at anytime from your smart phone!
Downloadable instrument tracks for learning how to set up gates and compressors, PDFs to assist with lessons, Downloadable MP3s and Transcripts of each lesson, AND Bonus Lessons on Wireless, Sound for Theater, Feedback, and more! + Access to future updates!