RECORDING ARTS AND LIVE SOUND ENGINEERING COURSE

Next Batch Starts on March 28th 2024

10 month program + 2 month internship

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COURSE DETAILS

CENTRAL GOVT. CERTIFIED AUDIO ENGINEERING DIPLOMA

ELIGIBILITY

Any higher secondary (10+2) graduate, passionate about audio and aspiring to become an audio professional along with looking to explore & develop his/her creative technical skills.

PROGRAM

This 12 month program which includes a 2 month internship has been developed by professionals from the industry. To give you an idea, the course is structured around 8 modules. You begin with learning the basics of sound, electronics, rigging & safety. You then move on to understanding speakers & amplifiers, the software (Pro Tools), miking techniques & digital signal processing. By this time you will be proficient in recording & mixing in a studio as well as a live show. You will also be trained on acoustics & system design. To complete the course it is mandatory that you to take up the highly acclaimed Avid Pro Tools or Avid Venue certification examination.

EQUIPMENT

The facility brags of a state of the art studio with a sound proofed & acoustically treated control room & live room. While the studio set up is equipped with a Pro Tools HD System, industry standard reference audio speakers and an AVID control surface, the live setup includes Meyer Sound audio aystem, AVID digital live sound audio mixing consoles & analog audio mixing console along with outboard gear.

FEE

The course Fee is Rs. 5,00,000/- plus taxes.

TIMINGS

Classes will be held on 4 days of the week for a minimum of 4 hrs a day. Day 5 is dedicated to clearing doubts.

Curriculum

MODULES

Module 1 - Introduction to sound

Basics of sound & structure of sound

Frequency response, Sound level & related

Perception of sound and psychoacoustics

dB & its relationship

The human ear & safety

Introduction to acoustics

Learning to design and read technical riders

Types of industrial cables & connectors

Cable gauge and current carrying capacity

Introduction to equalization

Module 2 - Electronics

Introduction to basic electronics

Introduction to resistors, capacitors & inductors

Theory of AC & DC current

Electricity generation-transmission and distribution. Electrical safety measures.

Theory & application of  electromagnetism, Electromagnetic induction

Understanding transformers, Motors and their application

Fundamentals of transistors, vacuum tubes, solid-state devices, Integrated circuits

Project work

Ear training part 1

Module 3 - Amplification & Speaker

Transducers – types, working principles, connections & acoustical filters

Pre Amps – types of preamps, impedance & phantom power

Power Amps – class of power amps, power matching, impedance

Direct Injection (DI)

Crossover filters – In-depth analysis of crossover filters

Design and working principles of electro-acoustic devices

In-depth analysis & configuration of  bi-amp & active systems

Ear training part 2

Module 4 - Analog Mixers & Outboard Processing

Signal flow , i/o of audio consoles and different components used

Patching & types of patch bays.

Analog Consoles : hands on training.

Understanding how compressors & gates work , gain based and time based.

Hands on: Setting up audio signal chain for P.A and electrical power considerations

Ear training part 3

Module 5 - Pro Tools Basics

Recording and sound reproduction

Understanding the Nyquist theory, sample rate, Bit depth, AD/DA conversion

Digital audio – clock, Anti-aliasing filters, quantization, dither, buffer size, Midi

Digital recording technology

Introduction to Pro Tools

LIVE SOUND – ELECTIVE 1

Module 6 - Digital Consoles

Introduction to Avid Venue console

Digital patching, routing, assigning buses

Plug-in processing

Advanced workflow and optimization

Module 7 - Advanced Miking Techniques

Fundamentals of antennas for wireless microphones

Understand and learn to set up parameters for wireless microphones

Advanced microphone techniques for live, & broadcast.

Module 8 - System Design & Alignment

Basics of rigging

Safety & precautions

Understanding line arrays

Introduction to Rational Acoustics SMAART

Advance usage of SMAART to analyze and tune audio systems

Equalizing monitors

Tele-conferencing

The workflow of FOH, MOH, and broadcast engineers

RECORDING ARTS – ELECTIVE 2

Module 6 - Studio Etiquette and Pro Tools Advanced

Studio setup and etiquette

Advanced Pro Tools concepts

Advanced routing & patch bays

Module 7 - Film Sound and Audio Post Production

Advanced mixing techniques

Advanced miking techniques

Location-sound recording techniques and workflow

Audio post-production workflow

Module 8 - Studio Acoustics and Audio Mastering Techniques

Mastering techniques, compression & limiting

Audio logo creation

Understanding and designing studio-acoustics

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FACULTY

Niranjan Shivaram

Niranjan Shivaram

CO- FOUNDER, CTO & AUDIO EXPERT

A stint of training with Meyer Sound and a passion for all things audio has led to Niranjan living his dreams. From working on shows for music legends like Scorpions, Aerosmith, and Metallica to being the mainstay engineer with Thermal & a Quarter and Avial, Niranjan enjoys a good gig. Co founding a school that’s shaping the next generation of audio engineers from India, Niranjan, a certified AVID instructor, Niranjan embodies everything Audio Academy strives for.

 

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Aman Dubey

Aman Dubey

STUDIO ENGINEER & FACULTY

Aman is a keen musician and forms an integral part of the studio and production teach team. His skills as a producer add a vital dimension to our studio mix.

 

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Ashwin Shetty

Ashwin Shetty

AVID CERTIFIED VENUE PROFESSIONAL & FACULTY

International acts likes Mumford & Sons and Ernie Hasse (Gospel), as well as big banner artists like Sid Sriram and Agam, have benefitted from Ashwin’s experience in Live Sound. A mainstay with the indie pop band When Chai Met Toast, he wears many hats at Audio Academy; in addition to teaching and mentoring our students, he is an accomplished lighting engineer and heads everything Live sound.

 

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Gautham Pattani

Gautham Pattani

DANTE CERTIFIED TRAINER & STUDIO ENGINEER

When he’s not teaching recording, post production or fundamentals in audio, Gautham can be found recording bands, or mixing sound for films. He’s also a musician of standing- partial to the bass guitar, and enjoys mentoring our students in music production.

 

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CERTIFIED ENGINEERS

 

Balasubrahmanyam Sethuram
Studio Sound
subbu12x12@gmail.com
Atul
Live Sound
atuldahiya3140@gmail.com
JASEEL K
Live Sound
jaseelkmuthu@gmail.com
Harsh Kumar
Live Sound
harsh05kumar94@gmail.com
L. P. Priyantha Samarajeewa
Live Sound
samarajeewa2000@hotmail.com
Mohammed.S
Live Sound
mohammedhisham.mh37@gmail.com
Tamil Selvan R
Live Sound
tamilselvanraja.27@gmail.com
Ashin anil
Live Sound
snsthalassery@gmail.com
 

 

 

 

David James
Live Sound
davidonmix@gmail.com
Devmitra Thakur 
Live Sound
thakur.devmitra@gmail.comm
Darshan H.S
Studio Sound
darshan22hs@gmail.com
Manas Karkare
Live Sound
manas.karkare@gmail.com
Jayant Soni
Live Sound
jay.jayant16@gmail.com
Abishek A
Live Sound
abishek3553@gmail.com
Savin PK
Live Sound
savinchalode@gmail.com
Avister Fernandes
Live Sound
avisterfernandes@gmail.com
 

 

 

 

Kamaksha Goel
Live Sound
kamakshagoel7@gmail.com
Maulik Dodiya
Live Sound
maulikd022@gmail.com
Aman Dubey
Studio Sound
aman.dubey99@gmail.com
Andrew Kirubakaran 
Live Sound
andrew.2511@outlook.com
Rahul Rathan
Live Sound
rahul7rathan@gmail.com
Simran Nasre
Live Sound
simrannasre2503@gmail.com

 

 

 

Nomaan Shaikh
Live Sound
shaikhnumaan019@gmail.com
Jojin Jose
Live Sound
jojinjose6@gmail.com
Vinay Kumar. D S
Live Sound
vinaykumards98806@gmail.com
Nishant Tomar
Live Sound
tomarnishant4320@gmail.com
Calvin Abhishek. E
Live Sound
calvinabhishek@gmail.com
Balaji Ilangovan
Live Sound
ilangovanbalaji@gmail.com
Rohit Ahlawat
Live Sound
rohitahlawat250@gmail.com
Divyank Dubey
Studio Sound
dubeydivyank@gmail.com
Sean Lobo
Live Sound
seanlobo1313@gmail.com
Jim Elliot S
Live Sound
jimelliots19@gmail.com
Akshath S Raturi
Live Sound
a12sharan@gmail.com
Akshath Kiran Kavidayal
Live Sound
akshatkavidayal@gmail.com
Sahaj Wadhwa
Live Sound
sahajwadhwa2@gmail.com

 

 

 

Sudharsan Krishnakumar
Studio
sudharsan.krishnakumar@gmail.com
Joswin Aranha
Live Sound
joswinaranha@gmail.com
Divij Ananad
Live Sound
divij4893@gmail.com
Nandeshwar P
Live Sound
chandrashekarpendyala6@gmail.com
Ajith Infantson
Live Sound
ajith.infant420@gmail.com
Avaneesh Darbhe
Live Sound
avanesshdarbhe@gmail.com
Gurjeet Singh
Live Sound
gssohal1243@gmail.com
Rajin Fernando
Live Sound
rajinfdo@gmail.com
Shrawan Banerjee
Studio Sound
shrawan.banerjee95@gmail.com
Manusha Dimbulpitiya
Live Sound
manusham3@gmail.com
Akhil Dev
Live Sound
akhildev1919@live.com
Yash Walvekar
Live Sound
yash.walvekatyw@gmail.com
Shannon Fernandes
Live Sound
shannonfernandes89@gmail.com

 

 

Veerababu Dara
Live Sound
verrababudara05@gmail.com
Naina Mohamed
Live Sound
friendly.mohamed@gmail.com
Saurabh Sinha
Live Sound
sinhasau1@gmail.com
G S Avinash
Live Sound
gsavinash97@gmail.com
Sharan Moses
Live Sound
sharanmoses@gmail.com
Rushikesh Nene
Music Production
rushi.bluesdog@gmail.com
Abhai Narain
Music Production
abhainarain12@gmail.com
Tej Prakash
Live Sound
tej1444@gmail.com
Noel Methushala
Live Sound
noel.dsja@gmail.com
Arun Kumar
Live Sound
arun3442@gmail.com
Anu Charan
Live Sound
anu.charan000@gmail.com
Nagaraju Chikkala
Live Sound
nagarajuchikkala01@gmail.com
Ankit Kujur
Live Sound
info.ankit@gmail.com
Dinesh Murthy
Live Sound
dineshmurthy91@gmail.com
Saliesh Kanojia
Live Sound
saileshkanojia@gmail.com
Arnold Coelho
Live Sound
arnoldcoelho314@gmail.com
Tushar Kumar
Live Sound
tushar99aries@gmail.com
Nikhil Bejai
Music Production
nikhilbejai@gmail.com
Sharon Manohar
Studio Sound
sharonjmanohar@gmail.com
Gaurav Sawant
Live Sound
itsmegaurav.chau@gmail.com
Tushar Chawla
Live Sound
tusharchawla10@gmail.com
Jordan Monu
Live Sound
monu.kommu@gmail.com
Nipuna De Silva
Live Sound
nipunadesilva@gmail.com
Joe Preetam
Live Sound
joepreetamofficial@gmail.com
Kenan Justin
Live Sound
kenanjustin@gmail.com
Arjun Hari
Studio Sound
arjunh77@gmail.com
Iateibaniop Nongrum
Music Production
iateinongrum@gmail.com
Kordor Pyrbot
Music Production
opcodegenerator@gmail.com
Jonathan James
Live Sound
jonathanlovestogroove@gmail.com
Elijah Joseph
Live Sound
eli.joe316@gmail.com
Sachin Savio Dane
Live Sound
sachinsaviodane@gmail.com
Ashley Alemao
Studio Sound
ashleyalemao89@gmail.com
Shalem Abishek
Live Sound
shalemabishek@gmail.com
Rahul Chidambaran
Live Sound
luharahul@hotmail.com
Thejus Nair
Studio Production
nairthejus@gmail.com
Solomon Sukumar
Live Sound
solomonsukumar24@gmail.com
Neil Lean
Live Sound
neil.lean@gmail.com
Vinod Melpitiya
Live Sound
vinod.melpitiya@gmail.com

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