Basic audio is a one-on-one screen share class held one hour per week for 18 weeks taught by an industry professional. It introduces fundamentals of recording techniques and equipment used within a recording studio. Concepts such as defining what audio is, signal flow, patch bays, signal processors, microphones, consoles, EQ, compression and other studio basics are taught. This class assures your ability to function and communicate intelligently and confidently while in a studio environment.
TRCoA’s Pro Tools class is a one-on-one screen share class held one hour per week for 18 weeks with our industry expert Audio Engineering instructors. This class emphasizes and prepares aspiring audio engineers for both in-studio and live concert venue recordings using the industry standard Pro Tools. Topics discussed are Pro Tools basics, hardware and equipment, signal flow, recording, editing, mixing, mastering, automation, plugins, console to DAW integration, and troubleshooting.
Options for Hip Hop, Electronic-EDM, Pop, and Live DJ production are offered. TRCoA’s Beat Production class is a one-on-one screen share class held one hour per week for 18 weeks with our industry expert Music Production instructors. This class is designed to bridge the gap between basic audio engineering and beat production using Pro Tools and your choice of Ableton Live, Logic Pro, or FL Studio. The end goal being for you to fully produce your tracks from creating the beat or mash ups, to recording vocals, and mixing/mastering a final product for the world to hear. Topics discussed are Basic Audio Engineering, Fundamentals of Music Theory, Beat Programming & Arrangement, MIDI, Sampling, and Sound Design.
Internet Marketing & Design
TRCoA’s Internet class is a one-on-one screen share class held one hour per week for 18 weeks with our industry expert web designer instructors. We are going to step you through the process of building an entire brand and website. Here is a breakdown some of the subjects covered: HTML editing, FTP, SEO, Logo Design, and more. Your business will have the brand and website it's always needed.
Entertainment Business is a one-on-one screen share class held one hour a week for 18 weeks. It is fundamentally a small business development course that is specifically designed with the music business entrepreneur in mind. We are going to step through the process of starting an entire small music business for each student. Here is a breakdown some of the lessons: Business plan, accounting, smart business practices, trademark, copyright, publishing, distribution and entertainment law.
Film, TV, Gaming Sound Design
TRCoA’s Film, TV, Gaming Sound Design class is a one-on-one screen share class held one hour per week for 18 weeks with our industry expert Sound Design instructors. This class is designed to give aspiring sound designers an inside look at the processes and equipment used by the pros at Post Production Houses. Topics discussed are basic pro tools, foley, ADR, editing and surround sound mixing.
Live Sound Production
TRCoA’s Live Sound Production class is a one-on-one screen share class held one hour per week for 18 weeks with our industry expert Live Sound engineers. This class is designed to give aspiring live sound engineers the technical experience and exposure to equipment to operate like the pros. Topics discussed are stage setup, PA systems and monitors, analog outboard gear, standard live mixing consoles, Avid VENUE, acoustics, cabling, and power distribution.
Projects and Studio Experience
Record, edit mix and master six projects. This class is the glue that ties all other classes together. In our profession it is essential that you be making real product for real artist. Here you will seek out artists you want to work with, book them in the studio or receive files to edit, mix, master or do production work. We will also place you in a local studio for studio experience (if you feel comfortable and there is studio availability).
*Projects and Studio Experience with TRCoA is only offered when combined with supporting individual classes.