Are you interested in a career in music recording and engineering? Durham Tech has partnered with Playground Studios to offer a series of courses to train students in music recording and audio engineering. Students will learn how to function in today’s professional audio production environment recording studios, venues, post production houses and/or film houses. You will learn from an industry experienced instructor where you will gain hands-on experience on professional-level equipment and consoles. It is recommended that students complete all five courses to be successful in the industry.
Students are required to bring laptop computers with minimum system requirements; Intel® Mac with Mac OS X 10.7 or later, or PC with Windows 7 or Windows 8; multicore processor; 4 GB RAM; 1024x768 display; Broadband internet connection for installation; 3GB free disk space. All courses are offered at Playground Studios, 1500 East Club Blvd., Suite #2, Durham.
Modern Recording Techniques by David Miles Huber, ISBN: 0-240-80625-5 is the required textbook for courses 1-4.
The Business of Music, 10th Edition by M. William Krasilovsky, Jonathan Feinstein, John M. Gross, Sidney Shemel ISBN-10: 0823077233 or ISBN-13: 9780823077236 is the required textbook for course 5.
Both can be purchased online from major book vendors.
- Record Producer
- Recording Engineer
- Assistant Engineer
- Recording Studio Manager
- Mastering Engineer
- Mix Engineer
- Production Music Writer (TV Music)
Classes will be offered in the summer. Please email Jacequeline Mitchell if you wish to be added to a contact list for the 2020 courses.