Class Outline

 

2 Days - Saturday & Sunday 1:00-6:00 PM each day

The Idea To CD Concept

The Idea to CD Concept: You have an idea in your head of what you want your music to sound like and you want to have a CD in your hand that you can shop to record companies or sell on your own website.

This seminar will fill in all the details and describe the entire process of how to go from "Idea" to "CD".

Day 1 Saturday

1st Segment: System Requirements and other Equipment 1:00-2:00 PM

Computers, soundcards, MIDI interfaces, mixers, preamps and synths.

Question Answer Period 1:45-1:55 PM

Break 1:55-2:00

2nd Segment: Install-Setup-Organization 2:00-3:00 PM

Hard Drives, Folders and Backup.

Question Answer Period 2:45-2:55 PM

Break 2:55-3:00

3rd Segment: Basic MIDI Recording and Editing 3:00-4:00 PM

Tracks, transport, tools and keyboard commands.

Question Answer Period 3:45-3:55 PM

Break 3:55-4:00

4th Segment: Recording MIDI to Audio and Audio Recording 4:00-5:00 PM

Question Answer Period 4:45-4:55 PM

Break 4:55-5:00

5th Segment: Audio Recording and editing 5:00-6:00 PM

Question Answer Period 5:45-6:00 PM

 

Day 2 Sunday

1st Segment: Mixing, EQ and FX 1:00-2:00 PM

Question Answer Period 1:45-1:55 PM

Break 1:55-2:00

2nd Segment: Mixer Automation, Mixdown and Mastering 2:00-3:00 PM

Question Answer Period 2:45-2:55 PM

Break 2:55-3:00

3rd Segment: VST Instruments and REX Files 3:00-4:00 PM

Question Answer Period 3:45-3:55 PM

Break 3:55-4:00

4th Segment: Cubase SX New Features 4:00-5:00 PM

New Features, differences, things yet to be implemented

Question Answer Period 4:45-4:55 PM

Break 4:55-5:00

5th Segment: Putting it all together 5:00-6:00

CD Burning, mp3 encoding and websites

Question Answer Period 5:45-6:00 PM