Please note: To register applicants must fill out an application at: https://web.sonoma.edu/exed/carp/ and be admitted to the program. After that you will be instructed to come here and register for the course and pay for the course.
Fall 2020 Professional Development classes will be held virtually with real-time teacher delivery and interaction.
The Audio and Recording Production Certificate makes use of SSU's Walford Recording Studio, a state of the art Pro Tools HD facility located in Ives Hall. Students will use the recording studio as a lab to produce music as part of a formalized curriculum. Registered students are allotted personal studio time to work directly with Walford Studio hardware and software.A faculty coordinator from the Department of Music will determine the eligibility of prospective students through a screening and application process. Basic orientation with computers and some fundamental music/audio experience is expected. Ability to read music notation is helpful. Applicants will be notified of their status by August 1 and are encouraged to attend an information session at the beginning of the academic semester.
Audio & Recording Production I (Fall) - a fundamentals course to orient the student with the basic technologies and techniques of modern recording and production.
- The Recording/Production Process
- Sound, Hearing, Studio Design, and Acoustics
- Microphone Design, Applications, and Techniques
- Analog and Digital Audio Technologies
- MIDI and Electronic Music Technology