SoundGirls has announced an upcoming Live Sound Workshop for Los Angeles on December 10 — 11, 2019 at Schubert Systems in North Hollywood. The class will offer attendees a chance to gain knowledge in live sound in a professional environment and will cover the following areas:
— The basic components of a live sound venue
— Gain an understanding of the signal flow of live sound, from source to loudspeakers
— Understand the role and duties of a live sound engineer
— Practice sound check and mixing for a concert
— Practice working with signal processors (compressors, gates, effects)
— Programming various digital consoles (availability depends on inventory; possible models include SD10, SD12, SD9, Profile, SC48, M32, X32)
Front of house instructor – Amanda Davis, and LA-based engineer for Janelle Monáe, Tegan & Sara, and Ella Mai
Monitors & production instructor – Whitney Olpin, monitor engineer for Melody Gardot, Lauryn Hill, Fitz, and The Tantrums, Sublime with Rome, Marian Hill, X-Ambassadors, and Walk the Moon.
System & stage patch instructors – Emily Pearce and McKenzee Morley, both of Schubert Systems.
Backline tech instructor — TBA
In addition, SoundGirls executive director Karrie Keyes, long-time monitor engineer for Pearl Jam and Eddie Vedder, will be on hand as well.
Date: December 10-11
Location: Schubert Systems, 7325 Hinds Ave., North Hollywood, CA, 91605
Sessions will run from 9 am to 5 pm both days. Space is limited and lunch will be available for $10 per day.
SoundGirls will also be offering these educational opportunities:
Dante Certification Level 1, 2, 3 in November 2019
Electricity & Stage Patch in December 2019
FOH Tuning Workshop in January 2020