Live Sound for Musicians - Evening

Please note that due to COVID-19, this course will be delivered on-campus with reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place.

This course teaches you the practical skills you need to make sure your live sound is just right in a wide range of live music venues. Starting with the basics of signal flow on analogue desks, you will quickly progress to getting to grips with both analogue and digital mixing desks, microphones, monitors, DI boxes, cables and connectors and ultimately guide you through sound checking and mixing to help you ensure you are getting the best live sound possible.

This course will be delivered on Wednesday evenings.

  • Introduction to Live Sound
  • Health and Safety
  • Microphone Construction
  • Understanding Basic Signal Path
  • Cables and Connectors
  • Gain Staging
  • Stage Setup, Mics, Dis, & Stage Monitors
  • Using Analogue and Digital Mixers
  • Amps and Speakers (Passive and Active)
  • Sound Checking and Live Mixing

No formal entry requirements, although some experience in basic sound recording and/or live work would be an advantage.

Further advice for evening applicants:

- Course places are only secured after payment/funding has been arranged.

- Fees of less than £150 must be paid in full.

- Payment by instalment is available, provided the course fee is greater than £150. Instalments must be paid via direct debit over a 4-month period and a 30% deposit is required in order to secure your place. You will not be able to apply online if paying by direct debit, please contact Evening Admissions.

- If a student fails to notify the College that they no longer require their course place, or withdraws from their course within 2 weeks - a £25 administration fee will be charged. As per the College Tuition Fees and Refund Policy, tuition fees are non-refundable except under exceptional circumstances.

- Refunds will only be given if the course is cancelled or significantly altered by the College.

Refer to our Tuition Fees Policy for further information.

  • Location

    Stirling Campus

  • Availability

    5

  • Attendance

    Evening

  • Start date

    13 January 2021

  • End date

    24 March 2021

  • Start time

    18.00

  • End time

    21.00

  • Cost per person

    £100.00

  • Location

    Stirling Campus

  • Availability

    6

  • Attendance

    Evening

  • Start date

    21 April 2021

  • End date

    23 June 2021

  • Start time

    18.00

  • End time

    21.00

  • Cost per person

    £100.00