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Mixing Music Live- A Basic Introduction to Live Sound and Mixing.

This is an ONLINE video course.

Please read the FAQs if you have any questions about the course.

Without diving into the science and physics of audio Mixing Music Live sticks to the real world techniques that make up the foundation for everything you will need to begin mixing live sound.

Learn the basic principles that are 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.

Please be sure to review our Refund Policy

Course Outline:

Common Terminology

What Sound Reinforcement is 

The Sound System

FOH and Monitors

Cables

Signal Flow through the Sound System

How to Patch the Stage

Input Lists and Stage Plots/why you need them

Stage Directions 

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 

Basic Troubleshooting

 

The course includes 6 Quizzes and 5 Homework Assignments and a Certificate of Completion upon completing the course and passing all assessments.

You'll also receive additional content including: 

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!

Please read the FAQs and email:[email protected] if you have any questions.

What People Are Saying:

“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.”

Olivia D.

“The Mixing Music Live course helped me further my work of making 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.”

Finn Pedersen

“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.”

C. Grace