November 29, 2020

“One on One” Home Studio Avocational Audio Engineering (45 Hour Private Course):

Course description:

This 45 hour mini-course offers the student private lessons with the instructor and focuses on various areas of artistic audio engineering. Included with this course is a home studio recording handbook.

*This is an avocational, non-career based course.

Program time allotment:

– (35) hours of “one on one” instruction with the engineer/instructor in both Cue’s control rooms and studios.  The student will record and mix a band or solo musician.

– (5) hours of Studio C time where the student can practice their new audio engineering skills.

– (5) hours of unassisted “mixdown” time in Studio “B”

Topics covered include:

  • Instrument setup and preparation
  • Selecting the best microphone for your instrument or voice
  • Audio signal processors and use in the home studio
  • Analog and digital?
  • Recording, editing and mixing
  • Mixing boards and personal software controllers
  • Which speakers and why?
  • Home acoustics and budget design.

Schedule a free interview

Call our studio manager at 703 532 9033 to schedule a meeting with an instructor.  You’ll meet in the studio/classroom and observe first-hand the environment and equipment used in your course.

Fee:  $3,250

If you would like to enroll in this course, click here for our online shopping cart.

“One on One” Home Studio Avocational Audio Engineering (75 Hour Private Course):

Our two private artistic audio engineering courses have similar descriptions, though differ in length.  All students have access to “solo” use of our Studio C (control room and studio) equipped with Pro Tools HD.

Instructor Ken Schubert working one-on-one with an engineering student

Instructor Ken Schubert working one-on-one with in Studio “A”.

Course description:

This 75 hour option is our most sought after course where the student works privately with the instructor and focuses on various areas of hobby audio engineering.  During discussions and an interview with the student, we semi-custom tailor a course that addresses their individual desires, taking into account their current level of home audio engineering skills using the David Miles Huber “Recording Studio Handbook” and a “Pro Tools Courseware Manual”.

*This is an avocational, non-career based training program.

Program time allotment:

– (65) hours of “one on one” instruction with the engineer/instructor in both Cue’s control rooms and studios.  The student will record and mix a band or solo musician.

– (5) hours of Studio C time where the student can practice their new audio engineering skills.

– (5) hours of unassisted “mixdown” time in Studio “B”

– Free use after the course where the student can practice “solo” in our Studio C (control room and studio) using Pro Tools HD, microphones, outboard gear, and instruments.

Topics covered include:

  • Instrument setup and preparation
  • Selecting the best microphone for your instrument or voice
  • Audio signal processors and use in the home studio
  • Analog and digital?
  • Recording, editing and mixing
  • Mixing boards and personal software controllers
  • Which speakers and why?
  • Home acoustics and budget design.

Schedule a free interview

Call our studio manager at 703 532 9033 to schedule a meeting with an instructor.  You’ll meet in the studio/classroom and observe first-hand the environment and equipment used in your program.

Fee:  $5,950

If you would like to enroll in this course, click here for our online shopping cart.

“One on One” 10 Hour Audio-Primer Course:

Course description:

This course provides a seldom found opportunity to sit side by side with an accomplished recording engineer in a multi-platinum awarded recording facility.  This “audio-primer” is custom tailored to meet the needs of your personal audio pursuits and desired education.  The course will encompass the use of audio equipment and software, proper recording techniques and “tricks”, as well as industry employment requirements.  This valuable knowledge is gained thorough the use and explanation of our world class studio equipment and a question / answer process with an acclaimed recording engineer / instructor.

Whether you’re interested in learning your way around Pro Tools, how to pitch correct voices with specialized “plug-ins”, or just how to properly record drums and guitars, it’s our desire to provide the perfect learning environment to assist in meeting your needs.

Schedule a free interview

If you’re serious about your audio education, call our course administrator at 703 532 9033 to schedule a meeting with an instructor.  You’ll meet in the studio/classroom and observe first-hand the environment and equipment used in your program.

Fee:   $950

If you would like to enroll in this course, click here for our online shopping cart.  Next, proceed to contact our course administrator at 703 532 9033 to arrange your private class.

* This is a non-certificate awarding course.  For “Certificates of Successful Completion”, please consider our longer programs by clicking here.