Audio 101

Audio 101:
Recording and Processing
You already own the most important piece of audio equipment -- your ears! In this course led by professional composer and sound engineer Aaron M Gold, learn the basics of recording and processing your own sound, including choosing and preparing a recording environment, setting audio levels correctly, removing background noise, and more! Appropriate for total beginners and sound enthusiasts alike, Audio 101 introduces audio best practices that can be applied to any workflow regardless of the gear you own or the software you use.
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Tutorials for Specific Software

About Your Instructor, Aaron M Gold

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Aaron M Gold creates visceral music that moves. A composer, sound designer and drummer, he's been the resident composer for Kristin Damrow & Company since 2014. He's also been commissioned by Deborah Slater Dance Theater, punkkiCo, Dance Brigade with Sara Shelton Mann, and Sonoma State University with Jennifer Meek, among others. As a theater technician, Aaron's worked in many theaters in the Bay Area and is currently the Head Audio Engineer at the Cowell Theater and a proud member of IATSE Local 16.

About Another Way of Looking

Another Way of Looking (AWoL) is a project of Deborah Slater Dance Theater that aims to provide valuable resources to the performing arts community during this unprecedented time. By creating educational opportunities and connections to professionals, AWoL allows artists to develop the skill sets necessary to remain visible and vital while COVID restrictions and closures remain in place.