Certificate in Recording Arts for Musicians
Recording Arts Program Daniel Donnelly, Chair (530) 895-2880 Department Office: ARTS 224 (530) 895-2404 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Recording Arts program provides students with fundamental to advanced knowledge and understanding of audio recording techniques and applications. Students learn audio recording methods and how to operate the equipment used in a professional recording studio. Courses include theory, performance, industry standard recording software and hands-on exposure to production processes including tracking, overdubbing, mixing and mastering by participating in recording sessions. The program prepares students for a host of careers within and beyond the recording studio, including but not limited to Assistant Engineer, Assistant Mix Engineer, Studio Booking Technician, Audio/Visual Technician, Studio Owner, Information Technology Specialist and Customer Service Representative, Video Game Audio Engineer, and TV and Film Audio Engineer. Certificate in Recording Arts for Musicians (17.5 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Analyze the signal flow within a typical recording studio.
- Plan and employ the use of digital mixing consoles for audio recording.
- Operate digital multitrack recorders, software recording applications, and digital audio workstations.
- Compare and set up digital signal processing used for audio enhancement.
- Formulate and implement effective recording session techniques.
Required courses for the certificate:
- Music Theory I
- Musicianship I
- Computer Literacy for Musicians
- Introduction to Recording Techniques
- Introduction to Recording Software Applications
- Studio Recording I
- Guitar I
- Voice I
- Piano I
This school offers programs in:
Last updated November 26, 2017