Y12
Y13
18+

This hands-on course introduces you to the practical, creative and technological aspects of sound design and management for the stage.

The course covers the purpose and timeline of theatre sound, modern roles (Sound Designer, Principal Sound Engineer and Sound Operator) and an introduction to relevant software and equipment:

  • Software: QLab and Pro Tools
  • Equipment: Mics, cables, desks, speakers, computers and interfaces
  • FX recording and editing
  • Aspects of Sound Design: Atmospheres, spot fx, practicals and reinforcement

About the course tutor

The course is taught by Andy Taylor, who is Head of Technical Theatre at the Guildhall School.

Andy has worked as a sound engineer for over 20 years, in various music recording studios (including CTS, Lansdowne, Strongroom, Whitfield Street and Abbey Road) recording a variety of film and TV scores with composers such as Hans Zimmer, Trevor Jones and Alan Silvestri; and albums with artists such as Stan Tracey, Tina May, Anthony Newley and Shirley Bassey.

Our London Location

The Guildhall School is situated in the City of London within the Barbican Arts Centre, which houses two theatres, a concert hall, cinemas and galleries. It is also within easy reach of West End theatres, the Royal Festival Hall, the National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe on the South Bank, Sadler’s Wells Theatre and Tate Modern.

Fees

Course Fee: £495

Residential Option 1 (July only): Course Fee + Bed, Breakfast and Evening meal £830

Residential Option 2 (July only): Course Fee + Bed and Breakfast £765

Dates

Monday 17 – Friday 21 July 2017, 10am – 5pm

Monday 4 – Friday 8 December 2017, 10am – 5pm

Participant requirements

Applicants must be 17 or over on the first day of the course. Applicants should ensure they have sufficient English language skills to be able to cope with the demands of this course.

Location: Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London EC2Y 8DT

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Dates & Times

17
Jul
04
Dec
Date Start End
17 Jul 2017
4 Dec 2017

Cost: £495.00

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