This course is suitable for people who have no prior knowledge of audio for live events. Attendees must have an interest in audio technology and live events, and a desire to learn more about working in the events industry.
Though no previous experience is required, this course would suit people with a background in DJing, computer music production, theatre, choirs or even people with an interest in technology.
The course starts by initially explaining what professional audio for live events is and what are the various jobs and roles that exist within this field.
This is a crash course, covering the fundamentals of live sound with a combination of theory and practical learning. The group will have lots of hands-on experience with equipment, whilst the theory is taught using a combination of PowerPoint and comprehensive course notes. The course notes are a resource that attendees can take away for further reference.
Attendees will learn the process to setup, tune and operate the equipment necessary to put on live bands, DJs and speeches at events.
At the end of the second day, attendees and tutors will create a bespoke action plan that outlines the next step in building a career in audio for live events.
Basic working knowledge of Mac/PC operating system environment
Interest in audio and live events
Stevie Wyatt is an experienced sound engineer, tutor and musician with over 20 years’ experience. Stevie is the FOH engineer for the Wonder Stuff and has toured Europe and beyond.
During the last year Stevie has been delivering Cortex Training’s Introduction to Live Sound course successfully to numerous venues and individuals. Stevie’s patient and knowledgeable teaching methods have made him very popular with students.
This course is usually held at Oxford House in Bethnal Green, East London.