AMM03 :

AUDIO MIXING AND MASTERING IN PRO TOOLS

About the course

Let your mixes progress from good to play-listed through gaining practical experience and industry knowledge on mixing and mastering in Pro tools. This program is ideal if you want to mix and master your own productions or want to specialize in an audio career. Get the skills to go beyond basic concepts, from Creative EQ Techniques, Advanced Dynamics, and Parallel compression to mastering chains and more.

By the end of this course, you will have acquired a full understanding and practical know-how of the entire mixing and mastering approach.

COurse details

Course Code: N-AMM03

Duration: 8 Weeks

Prerequisites

Course Tuition Fees

It's more than a course

Designed for engineers, producers, and hobbyists ready to take their music to the next level.

Course Starting Date

13 AUGUST 2021
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COURSE REGISTRATION

After we have made sure you are ready and have completed the online registration form, you will continue with the registration process.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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COURSE TUITION & FEES

Choose from easy and flexible tuition payment options namely: Debit order, Stop order or Discounted Once-off payments. Request course fees below.

Course Content

Week 1
Understand what makes a good mix great and get the skills to prepare your session. In week one you will be able to pan audio to make sound and instruments appear to come from different angles. You will also get the skills to effectively balance the track to hear the sound and instruments clearly.
Week 2
Understand the best approaches and techniques to EQ (equalization) to get the balance of different frequency components in an audio signal. An equalizer will enable you to turn up or turn down individual frequencies and individual elements of sound.
Week 3
Get the skills to alter the dynamic range of an audio source to make it easier to place in the overall mix through dynamics processing, Understand how to use compressors limiters, expanders and gates.
Week 4
Get the skills to use parallel compression on drums to help keep all the dynamics of the original material while adding volume, depth and power to the sound. You will be able to do this without crushing dynamics or adding too much make up that will overdrive the mix bus.
Week 5
Reverb and delay can be used to complement each other when done right. Get the skills to give tracks a fuller and more natural sound to them.
Week 6
Mixing is about balancing sounds correctly and giving them motion, texture and cohesion. Achieving those goals isn’t always straightforward. Get the skills to effectively use Modulation and Harmonics, Flanging / Phasing and Distortion / Saturation.
Week 7
Mix automation is crucial for getting your mix release-ready. Learn how to automate with different techniques. Get the skills to lay the foundation for your Dynamic Mix from starting with your static mix.
Week 8
Mastering is a crucial part of music production. It's your last chance to make sure the song sounds as good as it possibly can. Understand mastering chain, techniques, and the best delivery formats. Get the skills to master tracks that sounds professional and stand out on Spotify, YouTube and other channels.
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FAQ's

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To apply at EMENDY you need to first click on the Apply button and complete the application form. 

Once your application has been received, we will contact you and request a copy of your ID. 

Our college registrar will then contact you for the outstanding documentation, which includes: a copy of your payee’s ID and proof of income. We will send you the contract to complete and the invoice for the registration fee of R2000 as well as the course fee. Once we have received your registration fee your seat is secured at EMENDY for the next intake.

All course registrations close 2 weeks before the course starting date. Late registrations will be open until the course starting date at an additional fee. 

Yes, this course runs on Fridays from 13:00 – 17:00.

These courses are designed for those who cannot study full time or have not obtained a matric pass.

For all short courses and workshops no matric certificate is required.

EMENDY doesn’t offer any accommodation but being situated in Hatfield, Pretoria and being surrounded by so many universities, colleges and educational institutions there are many accommodation options available. We can provide you with a list of places should you require it.